Rochester, NY Area Notice- Student-athletes are introduced to Strength and Agility training while utilizing delivery drills to improve mechanics including Balance, Direction, and Extension. This is not a program to clone pitchers, but instead develop the Pitcher based on their individualized ability and needs.
Baseball Specific Training includes Strength Training, Active Recovery, Agility, and ROM exercises for Student-Athlete Baseball Players. Resistance bands and tubing are utilized. Student-Athletes are required to maintain a 3.0+ GPA to participate in these workouts. Hydration, Nutrition, and appropriate sleeping patterns are essential to seeing progress within this program.
Pitching and Hitting lessons are offered when available. Student-athletes are taught and encouraged to adopt arm care programs while learning to create an individual plan that will assist them in developing their skill base. Lessons are available June-August.
Estimated Start date for 2023 is April. Open Baseball Sessions will be offered when the weather permits. These often include Batting Practice, Infield/Outfield, and conditioning. Occasionally, Live Batting Practice will be offered when Bullpens are requested. Open Baseball Session 3 sessions are offered free of charge to all members.
1. Hitting for Average
2. Hitting for Power (Gap and Homerun Power)
3. Fielding (Positional and Range)
4. Arm Strength (Velocity and Accuracy)
5. Running (Speed and Quickness)
6. Mental Approach and Stability (Work Ethic and Integrity)
A Baseball Players "Tools" or Abilities are graded on a 20-80 scale for both current ability and potential ability. Therefore, a baseball player with 7.1 60 Sprint time may be rated a 30/50. This means that while the 60 time is far below average currently, with training and biological considerations they may be average if they meet their potential.
20 Rating- Might accidently hit the ball or appear fast while running with hurricane strength wind behind him. Might have occasional conversation with a wall or passing bird, but shows an occasional flash of baseball potential.
30 Rating- Far Below Average for a Major League Baseball Player
40 Rating- Below Average for a Major League Baseball Player
50 Rating- Average for a Major League Baseball Player
60 Rating- Considered a PLUS Tool or ability for a Major League Baseball Player
70 Rating- Considered a PLUS PLUS Tool or ability for a Major League Baseball Player
80 Rating- Very Rare and generally considered the top echelon of Major League Baseball Players. Literally one in several million.
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