THE YARD BASEBALL ACADEMY PHILOSOPHY
We hold ourselves to a higher standard. We are relentless in our pursuit for greatness. We believe that mental toughness, detailed preparation, and open communication put our athletes in the best position to succeed. Through understanding, feeling, awareness, and adjustments we help our athletes enhance their skills.
Not only do we focus on the athlete’s athletic success, but we also focus on their academic success through reward systems and a study area within our facility. Regardless of the athlete's age, skill, or athletic background, The Yard Baseball Academy is a place for self-improvement.
Baltimore, Maryland's Premiere Baseball Training Academy
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5 week velocity development clinic run by University of Maryland Director of Pitching Operations, Nick Robinson. This program offers routines for mobility, arm care, plyo balls, medicine ball and more. While getting mechanical adjustments and measurable metrics for progress.
5 weeks @ 75 minutes per session
Jan 9, 16, 23, 30 & Feb 6
4-week catching clinic run by Harford Community College Assistant Coach, Jake Wyandt. Jake is a former catcher at Harford Community and Auburn University. Small groups to maximize player-coach communication/attention. This clinic will focus on current catching techniques including stances, receiving, blocking, and transition/pop time. Participants will leave with an improved defensive mentality and personalized drills for home.
4 weeks @ 75 minutes per
Jan 4, 11, 18, 25
Feb 1, 8, 15, 22
2-part hitting clinic run by New York Yankees Hitting Coach, Kevin Martir, and Washington Nationals, World Series Champion, Jake Noll. Small groups to maximize the player-coach experience. This clinic will focus on swing fundamentals, approach, and pitch recognition. Players will be able to take home personal mental cues for in-game adjustments and drills for home. Kevin Martir will coach the first session and Jake Noll will coach the second session.
1st Session with Kevin Martir:
Saturday, Jan 7 at 9:30 am-12 pm
2nd Session with Jake Noll:
Saturday, Jan 21 at 9:30 am-12 pm