Seattle Baseball Camps in Redmond | Pro Baseball Camp | ABC Baseball Camps

Location: Marymoor Park - Redmond, WA

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 to Friday, August 9, 2013

Camp Cost: $369.00

Camp Description

 

Join the close to 90 players, that attended last year, for our 10th Annual Seattle Summer Baseball Camp. This camp is designed to provide the players with pro instruction in all aspects of the game. Players will spend up to 20 hours practicing drills and playing in games while receiving verbal assessment of their skills throughout the week.

Our daily formats are written by directors with years of Professional baseball backgrounds and mirror a Spring Training type day. Huge reps and teaching all day long with live games mixed in.

Campers will have the opportunity to receive instruction from some of the top coaches from the region.

America's Baseball Camps are known nationally for a "non-standing around" approach meaning players get the maximum amount of work in daily and have a blast doing it. Eat, live and breathe the game with us while we train daily at the Marymoor Park turf fields in Redmond, just several miles east of Seattle.





Age Divisions

Campers will be broken into groups by age and ability levels.

General age divisions are:
8-11, 12-13, 14-16 and 16+ *players will be moved up, by ability

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 August 5th from 2:00pm-6:00pm. This camp will cover every aspect of hitting and is a great way to "kick off" the week.

All options are available on the Registration Page.

General Information

 

Information & Welcome Packet

Location, Dates and Times

Camp will be conducted at:
Marymoor Park
6046 West Lake Sammamish Pkwy NE
Redmond, WA 98052

Ball Fields #1 and #2 - turf fields (no metal cleats allowed)



2012 Staff members included the following Instructors:

Jordon Twohig: Assistant Coach University of Washington
Tanner Swanson: Assistant Coach University of Washington
Ben Boulware: Former Pro Player Chicago White Sox Organization
Dave Smart: Infield Director National Infield Camps
Chris Tamminen: Current Head Baseball Coach Skyline High School
Ryan Smart: Hitting & Infield Instructor Rock Creek Training Center
Justin Gabriel: Pitching/Hitting - Current UW undergraduate Assistant Coach
Brian Wolfe: OF/Hitting/Pitching if necessary. Current UW player.
Kainoa Correa: Infield Coach & Rec Coordinator for Univ of Puget Sound
Brady McGuire: Catching/Hitting - Former Husky player and current student at Bellevue College
Nate Santiago: Infield/Hitting/Base running - Current Assistant Coach at Pierce College
Taylor Smart: Current player for University of Tennessee

Camp hours:

August 5th: Optional Hitting Camp 2:00pm - 6:00pm
August 6th: 9:00am - 2:30pm
August 7th: 9:00am - 2:30pm
August 8th: 9:00am - 2:30pm
August 9th: 9:00am - 2:00pm

Checking-In

All Campers should check in at the main baseball diamond at Marymoor Park by 8:30am on the morning of the 5th (hitting campers check in at Marymoor Park by 1:30pm on the 6th).

Daily Schedule Breakdown

Typical Day at Camp
09:00am: Roll call
09:10am: Break into groups/teams
09:20am: Warm up/Stretch
09:40am: Throwing
10:00am: Station work... (Infield, Outfield, Hitting, Pitching, Catching, Baserunning)
12:00pm: Lunch
12:30pm: Games
02:15pm: Review
02:30pm: End

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.

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
Baseball T-shirts or jerseys
Baseball socks and sliding (compression) shorts
Cleats
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

Additional items to bring
IMPORTANT! Photo copy of the front and back of your health insurance card
Signed Health & Release forms
Calling Card or Cell Phone
Sun Block & SPF Lip Balm (Chapstick)

Meals / Snacks
We will provide lunch at the fields each day for all campers.

Local Areas of Interest

Seattle summers are among the best in the country and attract visitors from far and wide who come to see the famous Space Needle and Pike Place Market. You'll find fantastic dining, art and northwest culture at every turn. If you are a fan of spectator sports, you can always find an event within the city. Catch the Seattle Mariners this season at Safeco Field -- rain or shine! or Seattle's newest professional team, the Seattle Sounders FC, at Qwest Field -- the official home turf for the Seattle Seahawks.

Things to do and see:

· Pike Place Market
· Seattle Center (home of the Space Needle)
· Olympic Sculpture Park
· Seattle Art Museum
· Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour
· Woodland Park 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

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 companies in the world. ABC now has over 400 locations in 29 states and 4 countries and is continuing to grow each year. We offer coaches clinics and a variety of camps from day camps, overnight camps to weeklong camps in destinations coast to coast. We are dedicated to taking your game to the next level so no matter what your need is or where you are, we've got the camp for you!

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