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Small Group Training Classes

PLAYER DEVELOPMENT IN A STRUCTURED SMALL GROUP ENVIRONMENT

 

Pine Tar Academy conducts a variety of camps for players to continue to grow and develop.   Our Camps are all Small Group semi-private training because we believe kids learn and develop better when working in small groups. 

 

While in-season game experience is important, it is equally as beneficial to include individual skill development and position specific instruction for all players. By participating in skill camps, players will be guided in helping to reach their goals and preparing for next season's tryouts. 

 

A detailed and comprehensive baseball curriculum is developed prior to all camps, which is executed by Pine Tar Academy's experienced staff of instructors.

All of our programs are limited in group size with MEMBERS having the ability to sign up first.

All Small Group Camps are split by age.   We have two offerings (14+ and 13 and under).

WE ARE CURRENTLY BUIDLING A STATE OF THE ART FACILITY THAT WILL OPEN JANUARY 1!!   ALL OF THESE SMALL GROUP PROGRAMS WILL START THEN.    HOWEVER... YOU CAN SAVE YOUR SPOT AND BOOK NOW!!!!!!!

 

Session Drop in

10 Pack

Memberships

$40

$30 per ($300)

Included

RAKE TECH (Hitting Program)

Program Overview

  • Rake Tech is our small group hitting program meant to improve and challenge every hitter.   This is an assessment based program meant to improve form, bat and hand speed, barrel in the zone time as well as exit velocity.     

  •  Progress is measured every 2-4 weeks.    Tools used can include:   Driveline Under/Over Axe Training Bats, Diamond Kinetics (age and skill level dependent), Slugger Training Bats, Marv Bands as well as other state of the art technology.   

  • Led by Kevin Nunn, hitting coach at perennial JUCO powerhouse Century CC, Twins summer camp director, Texas Rangers scout and former Mississippi State hitting consultant.  

  • This program is designed with two groups in mind, 13 and under and ages 14+

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POWER PITCHING PROGRAM

Program Overview

A blend of new school tools/tech and old school “hard work”, train to be the best you with Pine Tar’s new Power Pitching Program! The tools and programming offered are intended improve velocity through mechanical efficiency while maintaining and promoting arm health. 

 

  • Initial Session always includes assessment and current velo.

  • Movement and arm training using the Core Velocity Belt, Drive Line plyo balls, arm bands and more

  • Program is set up with two groups in mind, ages 14+ and 13 and under.

  • Progress measured and tracked with pocket radar.

  • Couple with Pine Tar’s Velo Camp for a comprehensive arm care and readiness program

Session Drop in

10 Pack

Memberships

$40

$30 per ($300)

Included

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All-Star Fielding & Throwing

​Program Overview

  • Learn how to improve your play on the diamond with Pine Tar Academy’s new All-Star Fielding and Throwing Program.

  • In this new program, we’ll hone in on the fundamentals of infield and outfield play while also teaching our athletes advanced fielding and throwing techniques to take your play to the next level!

  • This new program will include daily fielding routines with repetition that will build fundamental skills, an integrated throwing program to improve throwing efficiency, velocity, and arm health, and advanced footwork and throwing drills that will improve your play.

  • All-Star Fielding and Throwing is split into two groups: 13 years old and younger and 14 years old and older.

Session Drop in

10 Pack

Memberships

$40

$30 per ($300)

Included

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Strength, Speed & Conditioning

Program Overview

  • Stronger players will always hit the ball further, throw harder and run faster, there is no denying the role strength and speed plays in helping athletes reach their goals. 

  •  Whether you are trying to get stronger or faster for next season or you are working on your in season arm care, mobility and conditioning, we have a program for you working along side other players with similar goals.   

  • Our program includes an individual player assessment as well as bench mark strength, speed, power and agility testing throughout.   Our coaches have proven success working with middle school, high school, college and Olympic level athletes.    Athletes in our program will also be taught the fundamentals of sports nutrition to get the most out of their program.

Program is set up with two groups in mind, ages 14+ and 13 and under.

 

Session Drop in

10 Pack

Memberships

$40

$30 per ($300)

Included

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BACK STOP SUNDAYS

Program Overview

Prepare players to compete at a high level at the catching position for the upcoming season through skill development and repetition. Players will receive elite training and development in the 3 primary components of the catching position: Receiving, Blocking and Throwing. Clinics will also include exercises to improve hip mobility, flexibility and physical capabilities.   

 

Session Drop in

10 Pack

Memberships

$40

$30 per ($300)

Included

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Friday Night Fever

Program Overview:

  • Don't have time to come to our hitting (Rake Tech), All Star Fielding & Throwing and Power Pitching programs during the week?  Or want to work on all of it?  ​Get better faster at Pine Tar Academy's Friday Night Fever!

  • This group is open to players from all schools and communities 

  • Younger players will learn the skills needed to be successful in a fun, engaging atmosphere 

  • Class will be led by Pine Tar Academy's experienced coaches and instructors who have over 100 years of collective playing, coaching and teaching experience

  • up to 20 kids can sign up

  • Designed for players ages 13 and under

Friday Night LIVE!

​Program Overview:

  • Want to come and work on live at bats against fastballs, curveballs and breaking balls?

  • This group is open to players from all schools and communities 

  • Class will be led by Pine Tar Academy's experienced coaches and instructors who have over 100 years of collective playing, coaching and teaching experience

  • up to 15 kids can sign up

  • Designed for players ages 14+

Session Drop in

10 Pack

Memberships

$40

$30 per ($300)

Included