2017 / 2018 Elmwood Giants Winter Baseball Academy

The Elmwood Giants Baseball Club is pleased to offer and announce the details of the 2017 / 2018 Winter Baseball Camp aimed to help Mosquito to Bantam aged players develop their fundamental baseball skills.

The camp will be held in the St. Alphonsus School Gym on 17 Wednesday evenings including the following dates:

November 8, 15, 22, 29 December 6, 13 January 10, 17, 24, 31 February 7, 14, 21, 28 March 7, 14, 21

Each week will consist of 2 separate 1.5 hour sessions, from 6:00pm to 7:30pm or from 7:30pm to 9:00pm. Players will be grouped together by age, skill or level played in 2017.

Highlights of the instruction will include:

  • Proper Throwing, receiving and Fielding techniques as required by all positions including Pitching, Catching, Infielding and Outfielding.

  • Base running in all situations.

  • Hitting – Tee Work, Soft Toss and Live from Instructors.

  • Position specific skills instruction for ALL positions.

  • Proper Dynamic warm-up and footwork agilities drills to promote conditioning, foot speed and first step quickness.

Lead Instructor will be Glen Hunter who is an active clinician with Baseball Manitoba for over 30 years. Glen has coached at the Mosquito AA and all levels of AAA with Red River Valley, as well as a number of coaching positions at the provincial level including the 1990 and 2015 Western Canada Summer Games, 2009 and 2017 Canada Summer Games and various Western and National Championships. Glen is a member of the Manitoba Baseball Hall of Fame and the 2009 Baseball Manitoba High Performance Coach of the Year.

Other instructors will be Garret Graham and Andy Sworyk who both played at all levels of AAA with Red River Valley and worked at the camp last year.

Players will receive a total of 25.5 hours of instruction over the duration of the camp at a cost of $270.

To Register and secure a spot in the camp, please text Glen Hunter at 204 791-7571 or via email at glen.hunter@teamsystems.ca