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Spring Training

2019 Spring Training Begins March 18

The 2019 Ball Yard Spring Training Camps for Grades 1-7 will begin the week of March 18th. Tentative Schedule Below.

Grade 1-2-  Mondays 6:00-7:00pm- $110

Grade 3-4- Mondays 7:00-8:00pm- $130

Grade 5-7- Mondays 8:00-9:00pm- $130

Registration Available Early January


Daily Schedule

Rotations

Hitting (Form swings, Live, and T/Soft Toss)
Defense (Form Fielding and Footwork)
Base Running, Agility, Core Strength
Form Throwing

Coaches

Coaches Scheduled for the Camp Include

Patrick Gaylord- Former U of Houston, FM RedHawk, & Edinburg Coyotes Infielder.

Mike Skogen- Former NDSU & FM RedHawk Assistant Coach.

Kole Zimmerman- Former NDSU & FM RedHawks player. Current FM Redhawks Assistant Coach.

Mike Lang- Sioux City Explorers Outfielder. Former Rutgers University Outfielder. Set Career Franchise Record for Hits with Sioux City.

Additional Coaches TBA

What You Will Learn

As a player you will be evaluated by our knowledgeable
staff (several with professional experience) and will
receive hands on, intense baseball and softball training.
Similar to Major League Spring training, our drill
intensive camp will provide you with a tremendous
amount of repetitions to get you ready for the season.
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, & Swing Path for hitting
-Hand-eye coordination drills for all aspects of the game
-Opposite field hitting (staying inside the baseball)
-Situational hitting including bunting
-Base Running with Leads, Steals, etc.
-Infield Skills- form fielding, turns, & feeds
-Outfield Skills- routes, jumps, footwork, throwing