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Central Nebraska Baseball Academy

Youth Pitching Academy

Location Kearney, NE
Event Date(s) Mar 5, 2020 to Apr 2, 2020
Ages 8 to 14
Grades 2nd to 9th
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Event Description

Central Nebraska Baseball Academy

2020 CNBA Youth Pitching Academy

This 4 week Academy is for players that want to improve their pitching fundamentals. Each session will focus on the core fundamentals in a progression format building on one learning principle at a time. We will teach the 5 core principles in developing proper pitching mechanics not only for maximal performance, but for also for health of the arm. The camp will also focus on key drill sets for developing repeatable mechanics while focusing on how to improve arm strength.

Thursdays, March 5th, 12th, 19th, April 2nd
Ages Groups: 8U, 10U, 12U, 14U
Times: Thursday evenings, times vary
Cost: $99 for the 4 week session

Location: Johnson Family Indoor Facility | 1209 W 17th Place, Kearney, NE 68847


8U: 5pm-6pm
10U: 6pm-7pm
12U: 7pm-8pm
14U: 8pm-9pm

Week 1

  • Proper Throwing Program
    • *Proper Throwing Mechanics
    • * Proper Throwing  Progressions
  • Proper Arm Care

Week 2: Development of proper pitching mechanics

  • 5 Principles of proper mechanics
  • Proper Throwing Program

Week 3: Drills for Arm Development

  • Foot work Drills
  • Body Mobility Drills
  • Arm mobility

Week 4: Advanced Metrics to measure Arm Strength

  • Development of arm speed
  • Development of velocity
  • Video of basic pitching