Baseball Clinics

Hitting Clinic

December 16-17, 2017 (Saturday - Sunday)

1:00 - 3:30 PM

Indoor Baseball Facility - Xaverian Hall

1425 Poplar Level Road


Pitchers and Catchers Clinic


January 6-7, 2018 (Saturday - Sunday)
2:00 - 4:30 PM
Indoor Baseball Facility - Xaverian Hall
1425 Poplar Level Road


Description

The Saint Xavier baseball coaching staff is excited to present a 2-day clinic focusing on hitting and a 2-day clinic for pitchers and catchers who are currently enrolled in 7th or 8th grade. The clinic is designed to give them the opportunity to develop their talents in an instructional setting. It will include fundamentals of each position and a live bullpen session on Sunday.

The cost is $50 for the 2-day session or $100 to attend both clinics. Read additional information below. If you have questions, please contact Coach Porta via email.

A Parent Consent Form must be completed and returned prior to the start of the clinic. Scroll down for the online registration form.

General Information - pitchers and catchers clinic

Pitchers Catchers

Proper Warm Up and Throwing Drills

Proper Warm Up and Throwing Drills

Delivery Mechanics of both the Wind-Up and Stretch

Giving Signals and Game Management

Grips and Pitches

Receiving and Framing

Mental Preparation

Blocking

Controlling the Running Game

Throwing to Bases

Fielding your Position

Fielding your Position

Arm Care and a Long Toss Program

Handling Pitchers and Umpires

Strength Training and Fitness

Arm Care and Long Toss Program

Strength Training and Fitness


What to Bring

Players should bring a glove, turf or tennis shoes, hat, and catchers gear (catchers only). Please arrive 15 minutes early to check in and get started on time.


general information - hitters clinic

Mechanics

Mental Approach

Stance and Balance

Pre-Pitch Routines

Load and Stride

Hitters’ Counts

Swing and Follow Through

2 Strike Approach

Pitch Locations; Inside, Middle, Away

Adjusting to Pitchers’ Habits/Tendencies

Hitting Off-Speed Pitches

Handling Adversity

Bunting for both Sacrifice and Hits

Proper Bat Selection

How to Take a Hit By Pitch

Strength Training and Fitness


What to Bring

Players should bring a bat, helmet, and turf or tennis shoes. Please arrive 15 minutes early to check in and get started on time.


Location

Saint Xavier High School Indoor Baseball Facility in Xaverian Hall

1425 Poplar Level Road (located at intersection of Poplar Level Road and Clarks Lane)

Turn East at the traffic light and follow driveway uphill to the fenced-in parking lot.


Register by completing the form below.