Upcoming Baseball Camps

It will be that time before you know it. We have a wide variety of camps coming up this winter designed to get players ready for the upcoming spring season. For more information or to register click the link below. If you would like to get updated information on camps go to our homepage www.hardballacademy.com and sign up via e-mail, twitter, or facebook to get updated information.

6 Week High School Spring Training Camp- For Freshmen though Seniors
only 5 spots remaining……Starts in December
6 Week Spring Training Camp-Intermediate- For ages 11-13   15 spots open……..Starts in December
6 Week Basis skills Camp for ages 7-12       12 spots……..starts in December
Preseason Pitching/Hitting Seminar Seminar for coaches, players, and parents
Preseason Pitching Bootcamp- High School/Intermediate sessions….November through January. This camp is for those that have been in lessons or VE camp only. 1 class full………. 6 Spots open in class number 2
Recruiting Seminar- “Do’s and don’ts” for High School Players looking to play college baseball…..we will have college coaches in attendance as well. Jan 18th
Thanksgiving Camp 2 day camp the week of Thanksgiving Ages 7-13
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Hardball Academy High School “Spring Training”

6 Week Spring Training Camp

High School Players

Winter 2014


When:   Dec-Jan (Dec 2nd, 9th, 16th, 22nd, Jan 6th, 13th)

Time: Tuesday 7:30

Field Days/Times will be  December 14th, 21st,  Jan 11th, 18th         1:00 pm

Where: Hardball Academy-Friendswood/Pearland and Deats Road Field (Dickinson)

Ages: High School Players Only (Fr-Sr)

Cost: $325

Limit: 15 players

This Camp is designed to prepare players for the upcoming high school season. The Camp will focus on skill specific training. Hitting, fielding, throwing, base running, sliding, bunting, are some of the skills that will be covered. We will also include agility/athleticism, speed/strength work in all practices. Players will be broken up into positions and taught the finer points of playing those specific positions….. This Camp will be conducted by a advanced level instructors (Coach Beard, Cathcart, Johnson) Hardball Academy.  Sign up today camp space is limited!

C- blocking, receiving, throwing, pop ups, footwork, relays, blocking the plate, communication

1B-  positioning for all situations, bag work, relays, bunt coverage, foul balls, digs, double plays, etc

2B/SS- bag work, double plays, pop ups, relays, double cuts, angles positioning for all situations, pop up communication with IF/OF

3B-positioning for all situations, relays, pop ups, foul pop ups, pop up communication, slow rollers, double plays, etc

OF- fly ball communication, angles, misplayed fly balls, line drives, sun balls, working the fence, etc

P- PFP’s (covering first with different angles, double plays, backing up bases, but coverage’s, pick offs)


go to http://www.hardballacademy.com and go to camp link for more info


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Fall Hitting/Pitching-Training Camps

Hardball Academy is offering 2 camps for younger players this fall!
6 Week Fall Hitting Camp- This camp is designed for the younger hitter and will be great for those kids that are going from machine pitch to kid pitch
6 Week Beginning Level Pitching Camp- This camp is for kids that are just starting to pitch
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Pearland Little League

Congrats to Pearland Little League and their world series! What a great run! Hardball gives a special shout out to Brandon Slwinski (3 IP 5 K’s and 1 win) with a total of 3 hits) and Cole Smajastrala (1 HR)

Cole Smajastrala        Brandon Slwinski


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13U Team

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Hardball 13U looking to add 3 players to our Fall roster.
If you are interested in playing for this team please contact team coordinator, Josh Cathcart

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Recent College Signings

Congratulations to the following players:

Trent Franson TCU

Cutter McDowell Lamar University

Ross McWhorter Nichols State University

Chris Clark Alvin Jr College

Jake Cosart Drafted 3rd round by Boston Red Sox

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8u tryout at the League City Sportsplex
August 1st from 6-8pm on field #1

This team will have all their fundamental training conducted by Hardball Academy instructors, field practice and game coaching will be done by volunteer – Shannon Stem

Team will play in the LaPorte fall league and possibly a couple tournaments through the fall season

If you would like to attend this tryout please contact Philicia Stem: prstem14@comcast.net

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