NEW  WINTER  PROGRAMS
FOR BASEBALL & SOFTBALL
starts the beginning of each month

TEACH & CORRECT / REINFORCE /
BUILD CONFIDENCE / INCREASE SKILL SETS

ROOKIES / MINORS LEVEL  8-12yrs
Entry Level, Some Experience or Minimum Instruction.  
Limited to 10 players each session.  Going forward, if we add 2-4 more players, we will also add an additional instructor.

Sundays 12:00-1:00  $25/week
New Clinics start the Beginning of Each Month:
Dec, Jan, Feb, Mar & Apr

Pre-registration and payment are required
Decembers registration due by Dec 3rd. We will add additional dates/times as needed.

SUMMARY: This All-Skills Program is designed to give each player a complete development regiment in: hitting, fielding and throwing. Great for players who are new to the game, have minimal experience or have had very little instruction and are looking to develop proper skill sets, build confidence and increase abilities.
NOTE: once a player completes one month of this level, we will decide if they need additional time at this level or if they would benefit more with a more advanced clinic.

DOWNLOAD DETAILS & FORM:  2020_BOOTCAMPS_Minors_8-12


MAJORS / ADVANCED LEVEL  9-12yrs
with Video Analysis
Advanced players with experience, travel experience or have had Sandlot instruction previously.
Limited to 10 players each session. Going forward, if we add 2-4 more players, we will also add an additional instructor.

Sundays 2:00-3:00  $25/week
New Clinics start the Beginning of Each Month:
Dec, Jan, Feb, Mar & Apr

Pre-registration and payment are required
Decembers registration due by Dec 3rd.

SUMMARY: Intensive and progressive clinic. We may alternate weeks between advanced hitting and advanced fielding & throwing.  We will utilize video analysis with players (parents welcome to view as well) to  better pinpoint areas needing improvement.
Heavy focus on hitting :

  • Progressive & aggressive hitting mechanics
  • Hitting inside and outside pitches
  • Make better contact and generate more power
  • Increasing bat speed
  • Line Drives and placement
  • Bunting techniques
  • Balance, utilizing the lower half, separation & hip rotation
  • Eye dominance and your stance

DOWNLOAD DETAILS & FORM:  2020_BOOTCAMPS_Advanced_9-12


13-16 yrs/Babe Ruth / Modified / JV Prep Boot Program

Wednesdays 7:00-8:00pm  $25/week
New Clinics start the Beginning of Each Month:
Dec, Jan and Feb,

Pre-registration and payment are required
Decembers registration due by Dec 1st.

SUMMARY: Intensive and progressive: Start preparing with our program designed specifically for the athlete who plans to tryout or just wants to get better for school ball or Babe Ruth/Senior levels.  This program will give each player a complete training regiment, focusing on athleticism, attitude, being coach-ability, hitting, fielding and throwing. Primary focus on hitting and may alternate weeks for hitting, fielding & throwing.

DOWNLOAD FOR DETAILS & FORM: 20020_Mod-JV-PrepProgram_13+


Starts Jan 5th

Youth Softball Pitching: 
Mastering the Mechanics
featuring Autumn Stone
geared for ages 8-12yrs

“Speed first” without regard for mechanics is an absolute plan for failure.
“Pitchers must practice correct mechanics at 100% effort. Aggressive mechanics done correctly builds speed. Accuracy and velocity will result from consistent repetitions.  

This class will be limited to 6 pitchers (max) to ensure the highest quality instruction.  Minimum of 3 girls to hold class. Addt’l classes will be added as needed.  Note: we can setup private team/group session too.

Heavy emphasis on proper mechanics, learning/ improving basic and advanced pitches, pitch grips, accuracy vs velocity, full- motion throws and arm conditioning. Take home drills are expected to be worked on at home in between classes to ensure muscle memory and progression.

DOWNLOAD FORM FOR DETAILS: Softball-Pitching-2021


INFORMATION COMING SOON FOR THE FOLLOWING CLINICS BELOW: 

Baseball/Softball Pitchers & Catchers Clinics will start in January to ensure players have the appropriate time off to let muscles rest and recover.  (this prevents injuries)

   
Pitchers and Catchers – Mastering the Mechanics
Baseball Players 8-12yrs

geared toward any player level looking to develop & master
proper mechanics & form

Every Sunday
New clinics start the beginning of each month Oct-Apr.
Limited Space  but a few spots are available

  • Designed specifically for all youth player levels
  • Learning, developing and mastering the “proper” mechanics for pitching and catching
  • Preventing injuries and proper arm care for both pitchers AND catchers

Pitchers will focus on learning and mastering mechanics; Pitches taught: two seam & four seam fastball and the change up ; accuracy vs velocity; hitting locations & movement, arm care and strengthening.

Catchers will focus on learning the proper stance & setup, receiving, blocking, footwork, throwing to all bases, plays at the plate and recovering wild pitches. Please bring catchers gear if you have it.


Pitchers & Catchers – Intermediate 
Middle School/Modified level/Babe Ruth/Senior Ball 

Will start in January


Pitchers & Catchers – Advanced
High School Levels

Will start in January


     

SwingFest – Fast-paced clinic designed to get 100+ swings in an hour    Every Sunday in March & April $25/week
except Easter

Our Baseball & Softball Swingfest program will be back for its 10th year. This is a fast-paced class utilizing all hitting stations including, tee, soft-toss machines and pitching machines. Geared to give players an est 100+ swings each clinic with Instruction. Clinic limited to 12 players per session. we will run at least 3 sessions on Sundays.


AVAILABLE YEAR-ROUND

“CLINICS TO GO” We will come to your field or practice space!

For your convenience, our professional instructors will come to your field or location and run a camp or clinic specifically designed around your needs. Whether its for a team or a league, we will customize a clinic for you.
We can even set up a Camp FUNdraiser for your league in which a portion of each player’s registration, will be donated back to your league. Call 607-973-2226 for more details.

FREE COACHES CLINICS!
Our instructors offer free coaching clinics to any league. We can help with showing up-to-date mechanics and training drills to build the proper foundation. We can even help with setting up efficient &  productive practices.

FREE SPACE FOR YOUR ORGANIZATION TO HOLD REGISTRATIONS!
The Sandlot offers FREE space for your organization to hold your registrations/signups right at our facility. Or if you just need a place to have a team meeting! We offer numerous incentives. Click here for flyer with complete details

BUILD YOUR OWN CLINIC
If you have a small group or team looking for specific training, contact us to customize a clinic and price for your group or just bring your team and work on your own.

PRIVATE, SEMI-PRIVATE, SMALL GROUPS & TEAMS AVAILABLE ANYTIME
for Baseball, Softball, Wrestling/MMA, Lacrosse, Speed/Agility/Conditioning
All instructors are available for private, semi-private and group instruction. Call for times & dates. Please see instructor bios.

We hold day camps and weekly clinics for baseball & softball: pitching, catchers, fielding & throwing and hitting Nov – April!  For more than 12 years, we’ve said “ Practice Makes Permanent!”

If your league is interested in having our instructors hold a camp at your fields, just call 607-973-2226 or 607-346-0113.

Please join our mailing list to be notified of future camps and clinics.