The Elite

Training Difference

No other facility can match USA Elite Training for our professional staff, and the depth and breadth of services we offer. Our skills training and clinics are the most effective programs available for today’s top talent. We transform players into Elite caliber athletes.

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Pitching Classes

We Train Elite Caliber Athletes

Upcoming Clinic Dates

2018 Winter Sunday Pitching & Catching  Clinics at USA Elite Training 

REGISTRATION COST PER CLASS:  $80 members; $100 non-members

PITCHING CLASSES
Noon- 1:00pm, ages 7-10
4pm - 5pm ages 11-14

Session 1: January 7,14,21,28   - click here to register
Session 2:  Feb 4, 11, 25, Mar. 4 (no class 2/18)  click here to register
Session 3:  March 11,18,25, April 1 - click here to register

CATCHING CLASSES 

2-3pm,ages 8-14 

Session 1: January 7,14,21,28   - click here to register
Session 2:  Feb 4, 11, 25, Mar. 4 (no class 2/18)  click here to register
Session 3:  March 11,18,25, April 1 - click here to registe
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Cancellation Policy:
7 day notice required for refund. No make-ups for illness. Medical Injuries with a Doctor's note a Credit will be provided

* IMPORTANT:  We do not provide make-ups for missed classes unless we are forced to cancel due to weather conditions.  Please be sure that all dates in each session work on your schedule before registering.  Any weather related cancellations/reschedules will be communicated to you via email and a recorded message on our phone machine
(203-439-0565).


 

Clinic Overview

  • The Hapanowicz training program has been producing successful pitchers and catchers for over  20 years. Get your player the correct fundamentals of windmill pitching and catching now before incorrect habits are created.
  • USA Elite Training offers 4 week classes for ages 8 to 14 from September to April at our indoor training center. The clinics student to instructor ratio does not exceed 1 to 6.

Areas of Training

The  Pitching Clinics will focus on teaching the players:
  • How to grip and snap the fastball correctly.
  • The correct arm circle and drills to strengthen and improve arm speed.
  • To improve our balance and explosion in the pitching motion to improve accuracy.
  • How to maximize our leg drive and hip strength to create speed.
  • The Radar gun will be used to check speed on the fastball.
  • The Rev Fire Trainer will be used to check spin rotation.
  • Incorporating strength drills into clinics that will improve a pitcher’s strength.
  • Once correct Fastball mechanics are achieved the change up will be introduced.
The  Catching  Clinics will focus on teaching the players:
  • Fundamentals of the three stances 
  • Receiving and framing techniques
  • Proper throwing and footwork technique
  • How to properly block the ball
  • How to field bunts properly and the correct throwing technique when feilding a bunt
  • How to correctly field a bunt and proper throwing technique
  • How to call a game and to command the field
  • Strength exercises and footwork speed drills will be included