Players can choose with each clinic to focus on either hitting techniques or base running & fielding or pitching mechanics or catching techinques. Each clinic will have a strong emphasis placed one-on-one teaching to lay down a strong fundamental baseball foundation. This program is designed to ready players for higher levels of baseball in the spring!
Beginners, intermediate to advance players!
Ages : 7-17
4 week Clinics
- Players of all abilities are welcome. Complete fundamental instruction with beginning concepts, terminology, and knowledge of the game. Our instructional lessons will be the first fundamental steps toward competitive baseball. Players learn the fundamentals of baseball and how to work as a team for a common goal. Players will learn the basics of hitting, base running, fielding. pitching and throwing techniques at this level. A stronger emphasis will be placed on playing by the rules and setting a strong fundamental baseball foundation to ready players for higher level.
While the player should have basic fundamental skills, the goal of this division is to improve the player's skills and to place less emphasis on the competitive aspects of the game. Strong player development will be in effect at the intermediate level. The instructional design is to reinforce fundamental and introduce advanced concepts of youth baseball in a friendly, yet competitive environment with a strong emphasis on instruction and skill development. The focus is still on fundamentals and building a solid knowledge of the positions; the approach and the physical demands of the game. The Intermediate aspects IMPROVES the player, to build confidence, to prepare the player for increased competition, teamwork and the necessary skill level that players will develop to progress towards their next division or tryout. Intermediate players will fine-tune their skills and develop teamwork to prepare them for the upcoming season. While many players will have basic skills, the goal of the Intermediate clinics is to improve these skills and more emphasis on getting the most out of the player at this stage of his or her development.
The player at this level has attained solid, strong, baseball knowledge and skills. The players at this level have developed into strong, confident baseball players. The pitching, fielding hitting is more skilled, player development is more advanced and position players are being taught advance techniques to further their skills. Advance players should demonstrate at all levels, the advance skills, leadership, and maturity with the ability to enhance their skills development, their rules knowledge, and situational baseball play in a competitive environment. Pitching, catching, baserunning, fielding or hitting will not stop with coach intervention for introductory rules teaching. Pitchingm Catching, Baserunning, hitting, and fielding will be more aggressive in nature. Their will be more specialization and coaches will be moving at a faster pace. The use of “off-speed” pitches, high velocity at bats should be age appropriate when assessing classes. The Advance clinic provides increased competition, teamwork and skill level that players have developed over the years, with a strong emphasis on polishing skills, improving dynamics and/or taking the player to a whole new level or approach to the game. The advance level is demanding and requires players full and immediate concentration at all times!
Santa Monica Baseball Academy Elite Pitching Camp is a must for serious minded pitchers who want to get to the next level! 1988 World Series Pitcher and LA Dodger Tim Leary will lead this comprehensive pitching camp!
This camp is a must for any player who wants to compete at the highest level!
Pitchers will be grouped by age and ability.
Space is limited!
*Financial Assistance Available!*
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The Jaeger Bands are bringing their pitching and arm care skills to the SMBA Elite Pitching Camp with LA Dodger Tim Leary!
Camp Dates: January 2-4
Sign Up: SMGOV.NET/RESERVE
SMBA winter mini-boot camp will keep you on your game! Players will practice pitching, catching, hitting, fielding and base running. Instruction is appropriate for all ability level from beginners to advance! This camp is designed to support players with professional instruction that young players don’t normally have access to due to limited time with their regular leagues and/or teams. Our winter camp program improves the skills of infielders and outfielders of any age.
*Financial Assistance Available!*