Washington Baseball & ABC present the Diamond Dawgs Experience
Ages 12 & Younger
Location: Marymoor Park-Redmond, Wa
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 to Friday, August 8, 2014
Camp Cost: $369.00
The University of Washington Huskie Baseball Staff and America's Baseball Camps are teaming up to present the Diamond Dawgs Experience.
The Diamond Dawgs Experience is designed for players with aspirations of playing college baseball. Players will receive elite collegiate and professional instruction and an opportunity to meet and learn from the current Washington Baseball coaching staff.
An emphasis will be placed on hitting fundamentals, bunting, pitching techniques, catching, infield play, outfield play, base running strategies, and many mental aspects of being a college baseball player. In addition, scrimmage games are provided to allow the player to implement new techniques learned, and display their skills to college coaches and professional instructors.
Players will spend up to 24 hours daily with our professional staff while receiving verbal assessment of their skills throughout the week. The goal for our staff is to provide the tools you need to take your game to the next level and beyond.
Join the Coaches from the Pac 12 Conference powerhouse Washington Huskies along with a talented group Professional Instructors for this amazing week of baseball.
Each Camper will Receive:
1. 20-24 hours of Top Division I and Professional Instruction
2. Baseball Camp T-Shirt
3. Speed and Agility Training
4. Games for evaluation, experience, and learning
5. Presentations on Recruiting and NCAA Eligibility
1. University of Washington Coaching Staff
2. Current and or former Professional players
3. Current and or former College Coaches, H.S Coaches & Professional Scouts.
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 4th from 11:00am-3:00pm. 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.
Camp will be conducted at:
6046 Westlake Sammamish Pkwy NE
Redmond, Wa 98052
Ball Fields #1 and #2 - turf fields (no metal cleats allowed)
Aug 4th: Optional Hitting Camp 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Aug 5th: 9:00am - 2:30pm
Aug 6th: 9:00am - 2:30pm
Aug 7th: 9:00am - 2:30pm
Aug 8th: 9:00am - 2:00pm
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 4th).
Daily Schedule Breakdown
Typical Day at Camp
09:00am: Roll call
09:10am: Break into groups/teams
09:20am: Warm up/Stretch
10:00am: Station work... (Infield, Outfield, Hitting, Pitching, Catching, Baserunning)
*Discussion and demonstration precedes all station work*
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 (at least 2 pair)
Baseball T-shirts or jerseys
Baseball socks and sliding (compression) shorts
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
Additional items to bring
IMPORTANT! Photo copy of the front and back of your health insurance card
Signed Health & Release forms
Sun Block & SPF Lip Balm (Chapstick)
Meals / Snacks
We will provide lunch at the fields each day.
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
For all emergencies dial 800-222-8152 and an America's Baseball Camps staff member will give you any assistance needed.
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!