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Small Group Classes - Charlotte


Small Group Classes

(Max 4 Players / Session)

*All of these classes are held at our Charlotte Location
8220 England Street
Charlotte, NC 28273

**For our classes at our Indian Trail facility (Click Here)

Middle School Hitting Class
Ages: 6th - 8th Graders
Cost: $125

Session 1: Tuesday's 6:30-7:30PM (FULL)
Instructor: Lindo Javelona
Dates: Nov. 30th, Dec.7th, 14th, 21st

This class will be focused on creating good fundamental habits at the plate. The class is designed for middle school players who are looking to improve in the batter's box. Week 1 will cover the fundamental aspects of the swing. Week 2 will focus on hitting pitches in different locations. Week 3 will focus on situational approach and how to be a good team hitter. Week 4 will be a recap of the previous 3 weeks with extra reps designed to include everything from the full class. This is an excellent opportunity to get some off-season training with a professional coach.


Hitting Class
Instructor: Christian Umphlett
Cost: $125

Session 1: Mondays 6:00-7:00PM (SESSION IS FULL)
Ages: 8-12
Dates: Nov. 15th, 22nd, 29th, Dec. 6th

Session 2: Wednesdays 6:30-7:30PM (SESSION IS FULL)
Dates: Nov. 10th, 17th, Dec. 1st, 8th

This class will consist of proper swing mechanics, effective hand path, and mental preparation at the plate. Week 1 will consist of basic stance, proper hand path, lower half mechanics with the emphasis on hard contact. Week 2 will introduce the timing of the swing, how to react to different speeds, and seeing the pitch early. Week 3, we will focus on the mental preparation at the plate and introduce different situations and how to prepare for success. Week 4 will be an all-in-all recap of the class with lots of situational hitting and competitions.


Catching Class
Instructor: Lindo Javelona
Ages: 9U-12U
Cost: $125

Session 1: Thursday's 6:00-7:00PM - SESSION FULL
Dates: Dec. 9th, 16th, 30th, Jan. 6th

On Deck Academy catching classes will teach each participant the necessary mechanics of the primary and secondary stance, receiving, blocking, footwork to throw, and fielding bunts. Players will benefit from customized drill routines, quality repetitions, and fundamental teaching while training in a small group atmosphere (4:1 player/coach ratio).  Players will be exposed to drills that they can take home with them and be able to use in any environment.

Register:  Session FULL

Pitching Class
Instructor: Christian Umphlett
Ages: 9-12
Cost: $125

Session 1: Tuesdays 7:00-8:00PM
Dates: Dec. 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th

This class will consist of fundamental pitching mechanics, arm care, velocity improvement, and accuracy improvement. Week 1 will consist of the basic stretch mechanics, proper arm action in the pitching motion, and the 4 seam fastball grip. Week 2 will introduce the 2 seam fastball grip, lower half mechanics, and proper finishing actions. Week 3 will work into the changeup grip, when to throw different pitches, and how to command the zone with each pitch. Week 4 will be an overall recap with a bullpen style environment. Coming off of the fall season, players can expect to actually pitch about 16-20 pitches per session (Week 4 will be closer to 24-30).


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