- 16, 2011
Arizona Spring Break Baseball Day Camp Week I Powered by SKLZ
Red Mountain Park, Mesa, Arizona
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Welcome to the Arizona Spring Break Baseball Camp being held at the amazing Red Mountain Park Baseball Complex in Mesa, Arizona.
This camp will have a professional Spring Training atmosphere with instruction from professional coaches and scrimmage games too.
The purpose of America's Baseball Camps is to teach the fundamentals as well as the advanced skills of baseball to various age levels, helping each participant to better understand the game both mentally and physically. Joining us will also allow players to further develop individual skills through instruction, individual and multi-player drills and game experience as well as interaction with players in a great camp setting. Players will work hard but have fun doing so.
This is what you can expect to work on while at camp:
Stance, Balance, Mechanics, Situational Hitting & Swing Path for hitting
Mental preparation and Hitting Philosophy
Hand-eye coordination drills for all aspects of the game
Opposite field hitting (staying inside the baseball)
Hitting with two strikes - Hitting Off-speed pitches
Situational hitting including Bunting
Base Running with Leads, Steals, etc.
Infield play-corner play & middle infield play
Infield mechanics, huge reps, tweaks, turns, feeds
Outfield play - including throwing from the outfield
Outfield play- routes, positions, jumps, feetwork
Pitchers throw during daily scrimmages
Pitching - balance, delivery, pitches, grips & more
Pitching mechanics with fixes all weeklong
Catcher Skills - receiving, blocking, throwing & more
Daily scrimmage games to put all together!
Players will be evaluated personally with Video Analysis software and have the chance to have there swing and/or their pitching mechanics 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 and or your pitching mechanics.
Interested in adding the Video Analysis Evaluation Package? Check the box on the registration page. The cost of each package is $60.00 and is a valuable tool to have to increase your knowledge and continued improvement of your swing and or pitching mechanics.
Detailed Camp Description
Sun: Mar 13th: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Mon: Mar 14th 9:00am - 3:30pm
Tue: Mar 15th 9:00am - 3:30pm
Wed: Mar 16th 9:00am - 3:30pm
The 2010 Staff included the following Instructors:
Ben Boulware Former Professional Player Chicago White Sox. Owner ABC
Ed Campaniello Former Professional player, Former hitting coach Oakland A's Org
Joe Pomierski Former professional player Tampa Bay Devil Rays Org
Mike Baker Former professional Scout, New York YankeesOrg
Rob Chriss National Associate America's Baseball Camps
Therron Brockish Former professional Scout Philadelphia Phillies Organization
Billy Horton Former professional Scout Chicago White Sox Organization
Mitchell Gregg Former professional player Oakland A's Organization
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Players receive :
4 days and up to 24 hours of professional instruction
Verbal assessment of skills throughout week
Meet and learn from former professional players
Lunch provided at field
Low player to coach ratio (Last year 8 to 1)
Daily Scrimmage games
ABC camp T-shirt
What to bring
Remember to label all equipment, equipment bags and belongings
with your name and contact info.
Baseball Pants (at least 2 pair)
Baseball T-shirts or jerseys
Baseball socks and sliding (compression) shorts
Cleats or spikes
Baseball bat and batting gloves
Helmet (if you have one)
Baseball glove (mitt for catchers)
Catchers gear (catchers only)
Long sleeve shirts or pullover jacket
Additional items to bring
IMPORTANT! Photo copy of the front and back of your health insurance card
Signed Health & Release forms
Spending money (we recommend $100.00)
Sun Block & SPF Lip Balm (Chapstick)
Your Camp Hosts
This is an America's Baseball Camps (ABC) Experience. ABC was started by Ben Boulware, a former professional player in the Chicago White Sox Organization, in 1997. In its 14 years of existence ABC has grown from a 10 location, day camp Company to one of the largest baseball instruction company's in the world. ABC now has over 400 locations in 29 states and 4 countries' and is continuing to grow each year. From 200 player overnight, weeklong camps in or near major cities around the country to weekend day camps and coaches clinics in small rural towns, we do it all.
Our camps are staffed with professional players from numerous organizations, including several current and former Major League Players. Our staff also often boasts former and current professional coaches, managers and scouts from throughout baseball. There are several former and current collegiate coaches on staff as well, from Junior College to the Division I ranks. And finally, we include elite, high school coaches from around the country.
Camp Check-in Information
Please check in at Red Mountain Park by 4:30pm on the 13th as camp will begin at 5:00pm sharp.
Camp will be conducted at Red Mountain Park. Red Mountain Sports Complex is one of the nicest complex's in the area. This facility is a minor league quality complex. With three major league sizes fields there is plenty of room to conduct an amazing camp.
The address for Red Mountain Baseball Complex is 8008 E Brown Rd Mesa, AZ 85207.
Click here for a map to Red Mountain Sports Complex
Meals / Snacks
Catered Lunch Daily for all campers.
For all emergencies dial 800-222-8152 and an America's Baseball Camps staff member will give you any assistance needed.
America's Baseball Camps is proud to be powered by SKZL. The most complete baseball training aid company in the world, for over 10 years SKLZ continues to lead in the development of baseball practice equipment for youth, college and professional athletes. The training lineup has expanded from the Hit-A-Way, to multiple swing trainers, batting tees, training bats, practice nets and now a pitching machine. Today more than ever our mantra remains the same: it's what you do off the field that makes all the difference on it.
Camp Hotel / Dorm Information
"This is not an "overnight" camp. Players traveling from out of town will be responsible for securing their own hotel accommodations."
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson
6650 E. Superstition Springs Blvd.
Mesa, AZ. 85206
Interested in a special group rate, securing rental vans, lodging etc. Please contact us at 800 222-8152 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Airport Pickup / Dropoff Information
We do not provide airport pick up or drop off for this camp.