Catching Specialty Camp- Every third Tues. (September-November) 3 sessions

Grades 7-12

Location: Edinburg Stadium-Edinburg, TX

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 to Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Starts: 6:00pm / Ends: 7:30pm

Camp Description


The Catching Specialty Camp is a great and exciting way to learn about the specifics of the catching position.

The UTPA staff, along with former professional catcher Norberto Lopez, will provide instruction using advanced and creative teaching practices that will enhance the overall development of your catching ability.

Catchers will be taught the specifics of sign communication, set up techniques, footwork, receiving, throwing to bases, calling pitches, fielding ball in front of the plate, pop flies, and field communication. Additionally, with the demanding need for leadership at the catching position, catchers will receive instruction on how to increase their mental toughness behind the plate. The Catching Specialty Camp is a must for any player who wants to improve their overall catching ability.

General Information


$35.00 per session or $75.00 for all 3 sessions.

Sept 17
Oct 15
Nov 19


The purpose of our camp is to make every individual a better ball player. We successfully accomplish this by building on strengths as well as recognizing and improving areas of weakness.

Please come dressed in practice attire with tennis shoes and baseball shoes, gloves and your bat.

All camps at the Manny Mantrana Baseball Academy are staffed with current Broncs coaches and players. We feel that working with people associated directly with our program helps the camper get a firm grasp on the principles and techniques taught to Broncs baseball players. On occasion, former Broncs players will join the camp as guest instructors.

The camper will have access to the same facilities as the UTPA players; Edinburg Baseball Stadium, Home of the Broncs.

Please check your email regularly as this is our primary way we communicate. Any additional information that we need to convey as the camp draws closer will be passed on to you via the e-mail address that you supplied when you signed up for camp. Please make it a habit to check your e-mail daily, this will eliminate any confusion and or miscommunication.

Camp Check-in


Please check in 30 minutes prior the to start time on the first day of camp.

Camp Waiver Information


Please fill out Insurance- Liability release and Medical waiver and deliver to camp registration check in. Important: Please bring a copy of the front and back of your Health Insurance card.



Edinburg Stadium
920 North Sugar Road
Edinburg, TX 78541



Meals will not be provided. Please bring a snack from home if necessary.



This is day camp only. No overnight accommodations available.

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