Arizona Holiday Hitting Camp

Ages 8-18

Location: Tempe Diablo Baseball Complex - Tempe, AZ

Thursday, December 26, 2013

Starts: 2:00pm / Ends: 6:00pm

Camp Cost: $89.00

Camp Description


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America's Baseball Camps is 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: America's Baseball Camps welcomes 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.

General Information


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.

2013 Staff members will include the following Instructors:

Eric Owens Current Hitting Coach (Rover) Los Angeles Dodgers Organization
Tony De Francesco Current Minor League Manager (AAA) Houston Astros Organization
Greg Sparks Current Minor League Hitting Coach (AAA) Oakland Athletics Organization
Doug Linton Current Minor League Pitching Coach (AAA) Colorado Rockies Organization
Jimmy Bosco Current Minor League Player with St. Louis Cardinals
Jeremy Powell Current Minor League Pitching Coach (A) Miami Marlins Organization
Steve McFarland Current Professional Scout Chicago Cubs Organization
Mitchell Gregg Former Professional Player Oakland Athletics Organization
Jeff Osterode Former Professional Player Seattle Mariners Organization
Ben Boulware Owner, Former Pro Player Chicago White Sox Organization
Tommy Brendel Current Player Arizona Diamondbacks Organization
Tyler Gillum Current Assistant Coach South Mountain Community College
Sean Brinkley Former Baseball Head Coach Georgia Perimeter College
Scott McDonald Former College Coach Western Oregon University
Micah Tiffin Head Coach at West Salem High School (Oregon)
Joe McDonald Head Baseball Coach at Boulder Creek H.S.
+ More

Players Receive
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
Mid-camp snack
Camp T-shirt

Here is what you can expect to work on while at camp:
Foundation and Balance
Mental preparation and Hitting Philosophy
Hand-eye coordination
Proper weight transfer
Opposite field hitting
Hitting with two strikes
Swing Plane
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, Baseball cap, Baseball glove, Helmet if you have one, Water Bottle and any additional items that you feel necessary to compete with.

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.

Ben had a vision of helping kids across the country learn more about the game of baseball and began organizing and implementing some local camps by himself. ABC now has an extended coaching "family" of approximately 200 members nationwide and in Canada. From Burlington, Vermont to Miami, Florida to Dallas, Texas and Seattle, Washington. From San Diego, California, to Boise, Idaho, Las Vegas, Nevada and Cooperstown, New York, America's Baseball Camps has been there.

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.

We've been to every corner of the United States, been to several provinces in Canada, down into Mexico and have even been to the Bahamas. No matter where you live there will almost always be an ABC camp near you.

America's Baseball Camps is the industry leader for instructional baseball camps. Let us help you get to the next level because at America's Baseball Camps we Eat, Live and Breathe the Game!

Camp Check-in


Hitting Campers that are not in the week long camp need to report to Tempe Diablo Baseball Complex at 1:30pm for Check In. Camp will begin at 2:00pm and end at 6:00pm.

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Tempe Diablo Baseball Complex
Spring Training site of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
2225 W Westcourt Way
Tempe, Az 85282

Infield only field
8 batting cages
7 major league fields
10 mounds
Play on the fields before Spring Training starts.

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Contact Information


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

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