December 2019

Holiday Pro Baseball Camp in Arizona by ABC

12/27/2019 - 12/30/2019 ~ Friday - Monday Registration Ends: 12/27/2019$495.00 | Mountain Pointe High School 4201 E Knox Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85044

Holiday Pro Baseball Camp in Arizona

Join us in the sun this holiday season for our 26th Annual Pro Arizona Baseball Camp. Over 100 players last year as ABC is the premier instructional baseball camp company in the country. 

 

 

Our staff is dedicated to making your stay the single most important week in your baseball career. 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 off the field in a comfortable camp setting. Players will work hard but have fun at the same time.

 

 

Last year our Holiday Camp had players from a variety of different states represented. This camp is open to all individuals, groups, partial to full teams and organizations regardless of experience. Teams and groups have the option to train together as well as play in games together. We boast attendees from all over the U.S and especially welcome our international players and teams from Mexico, Japan, Netherlands, Holland and other locations around the world. Bringing players together for this great game of baseball is what it's all about!

 

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Deposit Option: A $200.00 deposit option is available. The remaining balance will be charged out to the card on file on December 16th, 2019. 

 

Additional Options

Professional Pitching Mechanics or Swing Video Analysis
Players will be evaluated personally with Video Analysis software and have the chance to have their 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.

 

 

Check out our One Day Hitting Camp!
We will be conducting an extensive Hitting Camp on December 26th from 1:00pm-5:00pm. This camp will cover every aspect of hitting and is a great way to "kick off" the week.

 

Check this out!
We will be conducting daily coaches clinics for all coaches and parents who are interested. Topics such as Hitting, Pitching Mechanics, catching , middle infield play etc. will be covered daily in 20-30 minute mini sessions by our professional staff. A terrific opportunity not to be missed.

 

 

Location, Dates and Times

Mountain Pointe High School

4201 E Knox Rd.

Phoenix, AZ 85044

 

Camp Hours
26th 1:00pm to 5:00pm ..... Optional Hitting Camp
27th 9:00am to 2:30pm
28th 9:00am to 2:30pm
29th 9:00am to 2:30pm
30th 9:00am to 2:00pm

 

Checking-In: All Campers should check in at the Mountain Pointe High School by 8:30am on the morning of the 27th (hitting campers check in by 12:00pm on the 26th).

 

 

What Will I Learn?

As a player you will be evaluated by a professional eye and receive hands on, intense baseball training. Our goal as a staff is to provide you with the tools to better your game, increase your knowledge, skill and confidence and assist in getting you to the next level of play and beyond.

 

Past Two Years Staff members included the following Instructors .....

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

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
+ More Local College Coaches

 

 

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, footwork
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!

Note: All players will also have the option to train in multiple positions and specific areas of their choice.

 

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
Water bottle

Sun Block & SPF Lip Balm (Chapstick)

 

Meals: Lunch will be provided at the fields each day for all campers.

 

Accommodations

Sheraton Phoenix Airport Hotel Tempe
1600 S. 52nd Street
Tempe, AZ. 85281

To make reservations please call the Sheraton Phoenix Airport Hotel Tempe 480-967-6600. 

 

Refund Policy
Cancellation Protection: We offer basic Cancellation Protection to allow participants some peace of mind in case plans change. This allows us to keep our prices low and provide the best service possible. Due at the time of registration, Cancellation Protection entitles you to a full refund of camp fees should you cancel your registration more than 14 days prior to the start of an overnight camp, and 7 days prior to the start of a day camp. If you cancel within 14 or 7 days of the start of your session, we will give you a camp credit for all money paid. The credit is valid for three years from camp date at any of our national locations.

 

Local Areas of Interest

The city of Tempe is located towards the south west of Arizona, in Maricopa County and is considered to be a part of the Phoenix metropolitan area which is also bordered by the cities of Guadalupe, Scottsdale, Chandler, and Mesa. ASU, located in the heart of Tempe, has grown into one of the largest universities in the nation. Tempe is the place for experiencing all the outdoor activities and sports action you could ask for, from ASU athletics to baseball spring training schedules, there's always something to see!

 

Things to do and see

Arizona State University
Big Surf Fun
Desert Botanical Garden
Golfland - Sunsplash
Musical Instrument Museum
The Phoenix Zoo

 

Contact Information

For all emergencies dial 800-222-8152 and an America's Baseball Camps staff member will give you any assistance needed.

 

About Us

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 18 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!

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