Wartburg College - Baseball Camps

Instructional School: Session 1 Catching

Location Waverly, IA
Event Date(s) Jan 12, 2019
Grades 5th to 12th
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Event Description

Instructional Baseball School

This is the 22nd consecutive year of our Baseball School. The emphasis is on quality instruction at a great price!  Kid’s grades 5th through 12th will have an excellent experience and will improve their knowledge and skills through the weekend of our school.

The Wartburg Baseball Staff and Players will be instructors for the school. The program is one of the more successful college baseball programs in the State of Iowa.  In 2015 the Wartburg Baseball Program celebrated its 26th championship on the field through the last 19 seasons.

Instructional School Benefits:
  • Develop self-confidence in your skills.
  • Learn techniques professionals use.
  • Maximize your potential.
  • Have fun learning.
  • Acquire a competitive edge.
 

 Attend Any 1 Session: $75
 Attend Any 2 sessions: $95
All 3 sessions: $110

Session I
Pitching / Catching
Date: Sat., Jan. 12th
Grades: 5th - 12th
Check-In: 8:20 - 8:55 am
Time: 9:00 - 1:00 pm
Session II
Defense / Baserunning
Date: Sat., Jan. 12th
Grades: 5th - 12th
Check-In: 12:45 - 1:30 pm
Time: 1:40 - 4:30 pm
Session III
Hitting Instruction
Date: Sun., Jan. 13th
Grades: 5th - 12th
Check-In: 8:20 - 8:55 am
Time: 9:00 - 1:00 pm

EQUIPMENT NEEDS:
Proper tennis shoes and comfortable workout clothing. Individual Glove, Bat, and Helmet. Catchers will need to provide their own catchers gear. Protective cup is recommended.

Class Schedule:

  • Pitching - Proper Mechanics and Techniques, Psychology of Pitching, Arm Maintenance, and Fielding Your Position.
  • Catching - Proper Throwing Mechanics, Proper Blocking Techniques, and Throwing to Bases.
  • Fielding (Infield and Outfield) - Proper Throwing Techniques, Specific Position Instruction, and Proper Practice Techniques.
  • Baserunning - Leading Off and Breaks, Stealing Bases, and Rounding Bases.
  • Hitting Instruction - Proper Techniques, Hitting for Power vs. Contact, Psychology of Hitting, and Offensive Drill for Improvement.

School Location: Wartburg – Waverly Sports and Wellness Center: Wartburg College 100 Wartburg Blvd Waverly IA 50677
Our facility is located on the NW corner of our campus on 12th St. NW

CONCESSION AND SCHOOL MEAL DEAL:
The Wartburg – Waverly Sports and Wellness Center has a restaurant on the second floor that is open during the school. For those attending the session 2 on Saturday, we will have a meal deal consisting of a personal pan pizza and a small fountain pop for $5.00. You can sign up for this meal deal at check-in before session 1. The pizzas will be ready at 1:00 pm. Cash will be collected at check-in. Please have $5 ready at check in before session 1. This should help with the short turnaround time before session 2 begins at 1:40 pm.