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The Area Code Baseball Instructs offers athletes state-of-the-art education in baseball training to help develop the overall player. Eligible athletes for the 2017 Area Code Baseball Instructs are players graduating in the class of 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021’s. There is a high school session in the morning and a 6th, 7th and 8th grade session in the afternoon. The cost to attend an Instructs is $150.
Whether a prospect has numerous early offers or none, has already committed or still looking, he will walk away from the camp a better and more informed baseball player.
The 2017 Area Code Baseball Training Camp dates and locations will be announced in the coming months here on AreaCodeBaseball.com.
WHAT HAPPENS AT AN AREA CODE BASEBALL TRAINING CAMP?
Athletes check in upon arrival to event
NEW BALANCE TEE
Each athlete receives a New Balance Tech Baseball Tee
Athletes get their official headshot taken
HEIGHT & WEIGHT
Official height and weight measured and recorded
After a proper, supervised "dynamic warm-up", participants will have the option to test in a few baseball specific testing elements.
The Cressy Performance Team takes participants through stations where they are put through specific drills designed to improve athletic ability, speed and explosiveness.
Participants learn proper recovery techniques utilizing foam rollers, teach baseballs, static stretching, positional breathing and arm care.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: Who can attend the 2017 Area Code Baseball Training Camps and what is their purpose?
A: High school baseball players in the graduating class of 2019, 2020 and 2021 plus a few select 2018 graduates are eligible to compete in the Area Code Baseball Camps. They must have a recommendation from a high school coach, travel ball coach or MLB scout for consideration. The camps are designed to help elite high school players with college/pro potential advance their baseball and training knowledge in order to maximize their ability. Participants are taught athletic performance drills designed by our sports performance specialists to improve their game, and it is all FREE for the athletes.
Q: How does a player get registered to attend a ACBTC?
A: The ACBTCs are free, but space is limited in order to maximize the experience for all involved. Registration information is sent out to top players in the 2019, 2020 and 2021 classes as well as a few select 2018 graduates. All athletes wanting to attend must be pre-registered and approved. Players can be recommended by their high school or travel ball coach or local MLB scout as a high level recruit to pre-register for the camp. Fill out the player submission form to be considered.
Q: When will the 2017 ACBTC schedule be released?
A: The 2017 ACBTC schedule will be released in the coming months here on this page.
Q: How much do these camp cost to attend?
A: The Area Code Baseball Camps are free to attend.
Q: What exactly happens at an Area Code Baseball Training Camp?
A: Athletes who come to the camp will register, pick up their ACBTC New Balance competition jersey and get their photo taken. After height and weight are measured, the camp is broken down into two parts:
1. Performance testing; After a proper, supervised “dynamic warmup,” participants will have the option to test in a few baseball-specific testing elements.
2. Performance Training: Performance trainers will work with participants through specific drills designed to improve athletic ability, speed and explosiveness. Here, athletes have the opportunity to top into the secrets of proper workouts that have helped players make it to the MLB. This period educates participants on how to improve baseball-specific speed, agility and quickness movements, and also how to train specifically for the needs and requirements of their individual positions.
Q: Do you have hotel deals at all of the locations?
A: Student Sports has procured discounted rates for hotels in the surrounding area. If a hotel stay is needed, we encourage families and friends to utilize the link below to access the discounted rates: www.studentsports.hotelplanner.com
Q: What if I am media and I want to attend or want more information?
A: Please contact Kirsten Leetch ahead of time to apply for a credential or for more information.
Q: What if I have more questions about the Area Code Baseball Training Camps?
A: Please contact Kirsten Leetch at Kirsten@studentsports.com or at 310.791.1142 x4426.