The Arizona State Baseball Academy and America's Baseball Camps have partnered and present the Arizona Holiday Hitting Camp 2015
We are proud to announce an outstanding opportunity for any baseball player wanting to make a commitment toward the next level of the game.
Come work with an outstanding group of instructors striving to advance your knowledge and skill in the art of hitting.
Note: We welcome all parents and family members to attend, observe, follow player to stations, take notes, ask questions, video tape as well as take pictures. Please feel free to enjoy the experience along with your player.
Detailed Camp Description
Players will be evaluated personally with Video Analysis software and have the chance to have there swing broken down by a Professional Instructor. Professional Instructors will provide an evaluation of feedback, changes and recommend drills to help fix or improve your swing.
Interested in adding the Video Analysis Evaluation Package? Check the box on the registration page. The cost of package is $50.00 and is a valuable tool to have to increase your knowledge and continued improvement of your swing
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Players will be separated into training groups by age. They will rotate through numerous stations designed to improve all aspects of the offensive part of the game of baseball.
Instructors will be comprised of a variety of current and or former professional players, college coaches and professional scouts.
Past Two Years Staff members included the following Instructors: Tracy Smith Current Head Coach Arizona State University Mike Brumley Former MLB Player, Current MLB Hitting Coach Eric Owens Current Major League Hitting Coach Toronto Blue Jays Tony De Francesco Current Minor League Manager (AAA) Houston Astros Organization Greg Sparks Current Minor League Hitting Coach (AAA) Oakland Athletics Organization Ben Greenspan Current Assistant Coach Arizona State University Michael Early Current Assistant Coach Arizona State University JJ Sferra Arizona State Alumni & Former Pro Player Washington Nationals Doug Linton Current Minor League Pitching Coach (AAA) Colorado Rockies Organization Jimmy Bosco Current Minor League Player with St. Louis Cardinals Steve McFarland Current Professional Scout Chicago Cubs Organization Jose Alguacil Current 1st Base Coach MLB San Francisco Giants Jeff Osterode Former Professional Player Seattle Mariners Organization Ben Boulware Owner, Former Pro Player Chicago White Sox Organization Enrique Cotto Former Professional Player Kansas City Royals Organization Tyler Gillum Current Assistant Coach South Mountain Community College Arthur McCoy Current Professional Scout Tampa Bay Rays Organization Sean Brinkley Former Baseball Head Coach Georgia Perimeter College Jerod Aker Current Head Coach Apollo HS Taylor Smart Current Assistant Coach University of Arizona, Former Pro Player Ray Alonzo Hall of Fame Arizona High School Baseball Coach Randy Chambers Current Leader 3 Dimensional Coaching Joe McDonald ABC National Camp Director Brendon Cunningham Current Director of Operations Arizona State University
Current Arizona State University Baseball Players
+ More Local College Coaches
4 hours of elite, professional instruction
Drill work for the development of a more effecient and effective swing
Opportunity to meet and learn from former professional players
Here is what you can expect to work on while at camp:
Foundation and Balance
Mental preparation and Hitting Philosophy
Proper weight transfer
Opposite field hitting
Hitting with two strikes
Off speed pitch hitting
Hitting stations including Soft toss, live, tee work, hitting disk and more
Situational hitting including bunting
What to bring
Players should bring Baseball Pants or Athletic Clothing,
Baseball Bat, Batting gloves,
Helmet if you have one,
Water Bottle and any additional items that you feel necessary to compete with.
America's Baseball Camps is a premier instructional experience. In 1997 Ben Boulware, a former professional player in the Chicago White Sox Organization, dedicated himself to bringing quality baseball instruction to players across the country. Starting with summer baseball camps in 10-locations, ABC has grown into one of the largest baseball instruction companies in the world. After 17 years and with over 400 locations in 29 states and 4 countries, ABC remains dedicated to taking players to the next level. With destinations coast to coast offering baseball showcases, day, weeklong, or overnight camps, we've got the baseball camp for you. See you on the field!
Camp Check-in Information
Hitting Campers that are not in the week long camp need to report to Papago Baseball Complex at 12:30pm for Check In. Camp will begin at 1:00pm and end at 5:00pm.
Directions to Camp
Papago Baseball Complex
1802 N 64th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85008
For all emergencies dial 800-222-8152 and an America's Baseball Camps staff member will give you any assistance needed.