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Important Information- COVID 19

DBA Families and Teams:

We are closely monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. The health and safety of our players, staff and the baseball community that uses our facility is our top priority. We are following the guidance of the government and health authorities as it may apply to the use and maintenance of the academy and will continue to monitor updates to that guidance. Accordingly, all group activities, including DBA team practices, team rentals or related activities are canceled as of today, March 13th through March 27, 2020. We will evaluate the situation and keep you posted on plans from there. Thank you for understanding. Please stay safe.


Thank You

Frank Monastero

Diamond Baseball Academy

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Big League Experience Camp With Larry Bowa and Shawn Pender

When: December 14th to February 1st Times: 11:30-1:00
Cost: $325
Ages: Grades 9-12

Register Online: www.diamondbaseballkop.com

This advanced 8 week baseball program is open to all interested players at the high school level (9th to 12th grade) who are interested in improving their baseball skills and fundamentals. Shawn Pender, Major League Advance Scout and ML Spring Training Coach for the Cincinnati Reds has run this dynamic training program for the last 14 years. Joining Shawn is Larry Bowa, former major league All Star SS and former ML Manager of the Phillies and Padres. Larry is currently the Bench Coach for the Phils and brings over 45 years of professional baseball experience and excellence to the program. Both men will be working with our group of 25 players with additional professional Diamond staff to provide the type of individual baseball instruction not available anywhere else.

This unique program is open to the 1st 25 position players that sign up. This is a position specific training program for INFIELDERS, OUTFIELDERS and CATCHERS. The 1.5 hour sessions will include training in defense, hitting, base running, and other essential baseball fundamentals required to successfully advance to the college level and beyond.

Please note that players will learn a step by step process to improve arm strength, bat speed, running speed and all the intricacies of playing baseball at the NEXT LEVEL. Players should expect a high level of repetition in live batting practice and defensive drills that create positive results with the quality of the instruction that will be available through Shawn, Larry and the rest of our professional staff.

Although there will be a significant amount of teaching and demonstration as part of the program, players will be exposed to a teaching system set up to mirror a minor league spring training program that helps players get ready for their upcoming season.

An added bonus of a free college recruiting seminar following our last session will be provided for all students and their parents to help sort out future college considerations or plans.

Quality repetition and a proven plan create the best results-something we pride ourselves on at Diamond Academy!!

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Advanced Hitting Camp with Monastero and Morandini

When: January 5th to February 9th Times: 1:30-3:00
Cost:$325
Who: Grades 9-12

Register Online: www.diamondbaseballkop.com

Under the direction of former Phillie All-Star 2B MICKEY MORANDINI AND Diamond Academy’s own FRANK MONASTERO this 6 WEEK hitting program offers the finest instruction and preparation for your upcoming High School Baseball Season.

This is not a beginner’s camp but rather an advanced developmental hitting program to prepare high school baseball players (9th to 12th grade) for their upcoming season. This will be a highly organized, high repetition camp with a lot of live batting practice and individual instruction. With a 5 to 1 player to instructor ratio this program is open to the 1st 25 players who sign up and will include other professional hitting specialists from our area.

  • Learn how to maximize bat speed and exit velocity
  • Learn how to manage your swing with simple solutions that you can rely on
  • Learn how to develop a hitting approach, one that can grow with you as you move from level to level
  • Learn how to situational hit and become a hitter who can handle the bat, move runners up and score them from 3B in any situation
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Advanced Pitching Camp with Mark DiFelice

When: January 5th to February 9th Time: 3:30-5:00
Cost: $325
Ages: 14 and up

Register Online: www.diamondbaseballkop.com

Instruction

  • Mechanics (Delivery, breakdown with video)
  • Throwing Program
  • Arm Strengthening Drills
  • Pitchers Field Practice (PFP)
  • Controlling the Running Game (CRG)
  • Swing Id, Sequencing Pitching and what tendencies to look for in hitters
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Minor League Experience Camp with Rich Coletta and Frank Monastero

2020 

Rich Coletta and Frank Monastero 

When:Feb 8th-March 14th 

Time: 11:30am-1pm 

Cost:$325 
Who: Grades 5-8 

Register Online:  www.diamondbaseballkop.com 

This advanced program is open to all middle school players who are interested in improving their baseball skills and fundamentals.  Although there will be significant amount of teaching and demonstration as part of the program, players will be exposed to a teaching system setup up to mirror a minor league spring training program that helps players get ready for their upcoming season. 

Areas of Instruction 

  • Offense– Approach, Swing Mechanics, Bunting, Bat Speed and Swing plane. 
  • Base Running– Reads, Leads and Sliding 

Defense 

  • Infield- Footwork, Hands and Double Plays 
  • Outfield- Approach and Angles 
  • Catchers- Blocking, Release time and Footwork 
  • Throwing- Mechanics and Arm Strength