Baseball Clinics

Hitting Clinic

 

December 21-22, 2019 (Saturday - Sunday)
1:00 - 3:30 PM
Indoor Baseball Facility - Xaverian Hall
1425 Poplar Level Road
 

Description

This clinic is open to all baseball players interested in improving their hitting. The two-day clinic is designed to give baseball players the opportunity to develop their talents in an instructional setting. The clinic will include mechanics of the swing, the mental approach to hitting, tee work, front toss, and live batting practice sessions.

The cost is $50 for the two-day session. Read additional information below. If you have questions, please contact Coach Porta.

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.

 

Pitchers and Catchers Clinic

 

January 4-5, 2019 (Saturday - Sunday)
1:00 - 3:30 PM
Indoor Baseball Facility - Xaverian Hall
1425 Poplar Level Road

 

Description

This clinic is open to all 7thand 8thgrade pitchers and catchers. The 2 day clinic is designed to give pitchers and catchers the opportunity to develop their talents in an instructional setting. The clinic will include fundamentals of each position and a live bullpen session.

The cost is $50 for the two-day session. Read additional information below. If you have questions, please contact Coach Porta.

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.

 

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.