Baseball is the sport upon which Bobby Valentine’s Sports Academy was founded. Whether your child is new to the sport, or just refining his or her skills, all of our instructors are trained using Bobby Valentine’s proven curriculum, and we are here to help! We are constantly looking for ways to improve our teaching methods and to improve your experience. See below for all the baseball services we offer!
Sneakers and Turf shoes ONLY. NO METAL OR MOLDED CLEATS in our facility!
Run by SHU pitching coach Wayne Mazzoni
*For group clinics to run, we must have at least 2 sign-ups.
A class for our beginners of the BVSA curriculum. “Baseball All Purpose” is designed to attack all aspects of the game. We will teach the proper foundation and skills required to compete at a young level. Players will gain proper knowledge and use of drills to better their game and have fun while doing it.
This program is designed for the total athlete who wants to get more than just baseball training. We implement our BVSA baseball curriculum in addition to our sports specific performance training provided by OverDrive Elite Performance Training. Each program is designed for the athlete to gain more flexibility, core strength, speed and endurance. TPT is a sport specific training from a baseball players point of view.
Our pitching clinics are designed to help improve the overall pitching skills. We will enforce the BVSA curriculum and work on set ups and delivery. Breaking down mechanics from the stretch position to the windup. Implementing proper throwing mechanics which then will provide more consistency for our young Pitchers. Injury prevention is also our main focus.
In our Catching clinics players will learn the difference in our primary set up vs secondary. Working the proper footwork and funneling methods which in return will allow us a quicker release. Blocking and framing will also be a major focus in these sessions.
Batter up! At BVSA everyone get’s a chance to learn and play! This program will introduce Baseball to young children, allowing them to learn the basic skills of the BVSA curriculum in a positive and fun atmosphere with experienced and encouraging coaches. Most importantly, kids will be learning sportsmanship, teamwork, and making friends while they have a blast playing baseball!
Strike one!! Little pitchers clinics are a way to get your youngster involved in the beginning stages of our pitching curriculum here at BVSA. They will implement balance drills along with proper grips and throwing methods. Making the atmosphere fun and enjoyable.