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Training Clinics | AAYO

Training Overview

AAYO offers special training and fundamental skill clinics to players and coaches.  These allow baseball and softball players the opportunity to learn proper mechanics on throwing, hitting and fielding.  

Hitting training will focus on grip, stance, and approach at the plate.   This will be done through tee work and soft-toss drills.

Throwing training will focus on grip, footwork, balance, and release points.  Training will be done through drills and throwing routines.

Fielding training will focus on proper catching, footwork, and fielding mechanics.  This will be done through drills and fundamental work.

Baseball & Softball Fundamental Skills Camp

This camp is for baseball and softball players seeking some basic fundamental skill exercises before the season kicks off.  These events will be focused on throwing, fielding, and batting.   Age levels 6U to 12U are welcome.  Players are to bring their own equipment.

When: Sunday, March 3rd & March 10th, 
Duration: 9:30am to 11:00am  
Location: Dundee Middle School
Cost: Free to those registered and interested in registering.
What to bring: Helmet, bat, and glove
Parents: This is a drop-off event.  

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Coaches Clinic

New in 2024, AAYO is offering all registered coaches an opportunity to learn effective techniques, drills, and best practices to bring to back their teams.   Our goal is to provide expert guidance, build confidence, and make all practices more effective.     

When: Saturday, March 16th @ 10am
Duration: 90 minutes + 30 minute Q&A
Location: Baseball Edge, 1213 S Main St, Algonquin, IL 60102
Hosted by: Ernie Smith, Elite Pitching Coach
Cost: Free to registered AAYO coaches and assistant coaches.

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