December 10, 2012
North Central Missouri College in Trenton will hold winter baseball camps on December 27 and 28. These camps are designed for youth interested in learning more about the game of baseball with an emphasis placed on sportsmanship, fundamentals, and advanced skills. Experienced coaches and players will be present to provide instruction. The camps will be indoors.
A youth session (ages 7 – 13) will be held from 9 a.m. till 3 p.m. on December 27. The cost will be $40 per camper with lunch provided. This will be geared toward instructing younger athletes about the fundamentals of baseball and will include hitting, fielding, pitching, base running, and sportsmanship.
Sessions I, II and III are for youth ages 13 and up and will be $50 per youth/per session. No meals are included, but discounts will be available for multiple sessions and for siblings.
Session I (December 27 from 6 p.m. till 9 p.m.) is advanced instruction for catchers. Campers will participate in drill sessions specific to the mechanics of blocking, receiving and throwing. Topics of discussion will also include the role of the catcher specific to game situations, calling pitches and handling the pitching staff.
Session II (December 28 from 9 a.m. till noon) for pitchers will provide a breakdown of pitching mechanics, including how to prepare for pitching, proper arm care, conditioning, and approach and situational pitching. Campers will throw during the session.
Session III (December 28 from 1 p.m. till 4 p.m.) will be for hitting and is the only offensive session to be offered for older athletes. It will focus on swing mechanics and drill work. Topics to be discussed will be hitting approach, situational hitting, terminology and comparisons of a variety of hitting philosophies.
For more information on these camps, visit the NCMC Baseball page at http://www.ncmissouri.edu/programs/athletics/baseball/default.htm and click on Baseball Camp Schedules. Head Baseball Coach Donnie Hillerman can also be reached at 660-359-3948 x 1412 or email@example.com.