XL Sluggers is an introduction to America’s greatest pastime!
Each curriculum was designed to develop important baseball skills such as throwing, fielding, hitting, and base running. Through the use of developmentally appropriate equipment and drills, players will learn the game of baseball in an upbeat and positive environment. Your Slugger will walk away with a strong sense of confidence on the field and a love for the game that will last a lifetime.
The 2-3 class group is designed for players to begin their baseball experience in a fun environment that introduces the basics of the game. The class will focus on simple base recognition, holding a bat properly and making contact, throwing in an 'over hand' motion and fielding with two hands. This class is also a great introduction to social skills such as following simple instructions, taking turns, and team bonding!
Intermediate Sluggers will reinforce the FUNdamentals of Baseball. This class focuses on simple base running, proper hitting mechanics including stance and swing level, correct throwing motion and and fielding with two hands, while staying in from of the ball, as well as understanding simple game situations. This class gives an advancement of social skills such as following instructions, taking turns and the art of teamwork!
Advanced Sluggers expands on the skills learned in the Intermediate program, with more technical ibnstruction and game situations. This class focuses on proper base running and sliding techniques, improving and perfect swing mechanics, follow through and hitting a pitch, throwing for distance and accuracy, fielding and catching pop flies and learning various offensive and defensive game situations.