Every ESA camp instructor is carefully chosen to ensure not only that they possess the knowledge to teach the game but also have experience in working with young players. Each instructor has either played at the high school, college or professional level.
Elite Pitchers and Catchers School
This 4 week camp is designed to teach pitchers and catchers the crucial fundamentals and mechanics to help them excel at their positions. Pitchers will get into the different pitch types; when to use them and how to correctly throw them. Coaches will focus on all aspects of both positions including mechanics, proper warm-up routines, playing the position, and the mental side. Each student will receive a personal video analysis lesson matching their mechanics with some of the best Major League players in the game. Lead instructors- Coach Steve Rau and Coach Matt Reppert
***Catchers- please add a note if you are registering as a catcher.*** Catchers are expected to have their own catching gear and will learn all aspects of the position such as receiving, blocking, throwing, and will catch live pitchers at the end of each session.
When: Tuesdays - 1/13, 1/20, 1/27, 2/3
Time: 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Ages: 11 - 15
Price: $75 per participant
ESA Winter Rookie Camp
Elite Sports Academy will be leading a rookie baseball camp for kids ages 5 to 7. The focus of the camp is to offer both skill development and fun games to young players in a controlled indoor environment.
What does the camp consist of :
- ESA instructors will plan and coordinate each session
- Sessions will consist of 30 minutes of practice time and 30 minutes of game time.
- Open to boys and girls
- Camp will run 4 consecutive weeks
When: Saturday afternoon session starts January 3rd Time: 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Where: Elite Sports Academy
Ages: 5 to 7
Price: $49 per child
Elite Small Group Hitting School - 4 weeks with Coach Blake Barthol
The Small Group Hitting School will focus on all aspects of hitting. Each athlete will be instructed in not only the mechanics of a good, efficient swing, but also the mental preparation for each at-bat and situational hitting. The small group setting offers more personal attention than a camp and is more economical than a private lesson. Each player will receive a personal video analysis lesson which will match their mechanics with some of the best Major League hitters in the game today. This is limited to the first 8 athletes..... Lead instructor: Blake Barthol
When: Tuesdays- 1/13, 1/20, 1/27, 2/3; 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ages: 11 to 14
Price: $75 per player