The objective of the League shall be to implant firmly in the children of the community the ideas of good sportsmanship, honesty,loyalty, courage and respect for authority, so that they may be well adjusted, stronger and happier children.

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WINTER TRAINING CLINICS:

This year we are excited to partner with Gametime Performance (GTP) out of Bordentown to work with our baseball and softball players.  They will be running hitting and defensive clinics on and off for 5 weeks at Team 85 on Saturday afternoons. You must register for the sessions thru our website registration tab, they do require each participant fill out a waiver.  The start of our winter training is on Saturday, February 16th and again will run for 5 weeks.   If you have any questions please send an email to: ericelefanteaga@gmail.com

 

Here are the links for the two REQUIRED WAIVERS, if these aren't completed your child will note be able to participate:

 

GTP Waiver Form:
 
Team85 Guest Form:

 

Location:

Team 85 Field House

8500 K Johnson Blvd

Bordentown, NJ 08505

 

Lessons:

Private and Semi-Private Baseball Instruction

Lessons available for pitching, hitting, and fielding

Experience:

Brian Nice

  • 4-year letter winner at The College of New Jersey
  • Assistant coach, TCNJ (2001-2003)
  • Head coach, Allentown High School (2006-present)
    • 2-Time State Champions
    • 2017 Mercer County Tournament Champions
    • Twice ranked top public school in New Jersey
    • 3-Time Area Coach of the Year
    • 2017 New Jersey Coach of the Year

Matt Grinkevich

  • 3-year letter winner at Kean University
    • Pitcher on the 2007 National Championship team
  • Pitching coach, Allentown High School (2010-present)       
    • School record for team ERA in 2017 (1.50)
  • Coach and pitching instructor, Gallagher Baseball Newtown (2015-present)
    • Pitching and hitting instructor for players ages 10-18
    • Head coach of 12U and 14U teams

Rates:

Private lessons - $70/hour

Group of 2 - $120/hour ($60/hour per player)

Group of 3 - $150/hour ($50/hour per player)

 

If interested, contact Brian Nice: 609-346-1482 (cell)

 


Link:  Planning an effective Practice


Utilize the Cal Ripken site for many short training videos:

https://www.ripkenbaseball.com/instructional_videos

 

Baseball Situations

 

Quick Hands Drill:
http://youtu.be/TWd2RLeFWYI


Baserunning:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TTY2U3cTQHI



Baserunning-Sliding:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVC_U-XbAM4



SOFT TOSS DRILL:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iHCTpZd3w9o&feature=BF&list=PLC03B59591539B7B8&index=15




Softball Baserunning Drills:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZoStz2b7Vp8&feature=fvwrel



How to Throw a Softball:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gcN3azy8GDY&feature=fvwrel



NEW  - Cal Ripken- Infield Cone Drill: Must See!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2SsVCqmmb4&feature=related

NEW -  Cal Ripken- Outfield Relay Drill
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vj7IWfXFoxw&NR=1&feature=endscreen


NEW - Cal Ripken- Underhand Flip Box Drill: Can be used Indoors!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eOeMWfr5SQs&feature=related


 NEW - Glove Drills
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQHKs-usd1Q&feature=related


NEW - Bounce Hitting Drill: Can be used indoors!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&v=k3tb7f3B7AU&feature=endscreen