Youth Training Program

(Ages 12 & Under)

$549.99 + HST

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DATES & TIMES


Start Date:  November 16th, 2019
End Date:  March 21st, 2020

Time:  Saturdays 5:30pm-7:00pm
Cost:  $549.99 + HST

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The Youth (12U) program includes Atlantic Baseball Academy Blue Wave curriculum designed to take you to the next level by offering a very low player-to-coach ratio and personalized instruction focused on the development of all facets of the game while having fun! Players will train together with the common purpose of improving their individual and team skills in baseball while also playing live games! The focus remains on individual skill and team tactical development including:

  • Breakdown and buildup of various skill sets

  • Proper throwing, fielding & hitting mechanics

  • Extensive small group and individual development

  • Situational Offence & Defense strategy

  • Application of vision and mental training

  • Video analysis and low player-to-coach ratio

  • Live games including a World Series competition!

The Youth (12U) program is led by a large group of Coaches who have “been there”, with college or professional playing and coaching experience. 

Objectives

  • Establish dynamic throwing, fielding, hitting and baserunning mechanics that are simple to understand and repeat

  • Emphasis will be placed on improving individual fundamentals in all facets of the game

  • Focus on improved consistency on the field and hitting at the plate

  • Emphasis will be placed on improving bat speed, improving ball exit speed, and hitting the ball with proper ball flight to get the most out of each at bat

  • Developing mental awareness to ensure always prepared for the next play

  • Increased confidence with many reps of varied on-field skills

  • Live games will be played including a World Series competition!

AREAS OF INSTRUCTIONS

  • Dynamic warm up routine will be applied each day

  • Progressive throwing routine will be implemented for all players

  • Proper throwing mechanics to develop a strong and consistent throw

  • Balanced hitting stance while maintaining power position at bat

  • Hitting against a firm front side and full rotation through hips and backside

  • Being strong at the point of contact while hitting

  • Approach at the plate and hitting the baseball to all fields

  • Proper fielding position for infielders and outfielders

  • Applying a 1-2 field approach when fielding the baseball

  • Double play feeds and turns

  • Tag Plays, rundowns and fly ball communication

  • Baserunning reads of the ball and leads from all bases

  • Become a steady, smart and consistent all around player!

ALL Academy players will enjoy the same advantages in terms of coaching resources, technology, learning materials and facilities.

Programming will be held at the Norton Diamond Indoor Soccer Complex located at 17 Myrtle Street, Stratford, PEI.

* Price listed includes a Atlantic Baseball Academy hat and t-shirt *

** PAYMENT PLANS available for this program - contact within **