Downers Grove Dragons

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Winter Training

Winter Baseball Training

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IMG_1189Get a jump on the upcoming season by joining our winter training program. Get instruction and repetitions from the best professional instructors in the area in all of the essential areas: hitting, throwing, fielding, pitching and baserunning. This is a twelve-week training program at The Perfect Swing in Darien January 8 thru March 28. We are limiting players per session to maintain low instructor to player ratio so reserve your spot now.

Ages 6-9

Saturdays – 2-3:30pm –  $250

Ages 10-12

Saturdays –  3:30-5pm – $250
Thursdays – 5-6:30pm – $250

Signup for Thursdays and Saturdays for $450!

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Catcher Training

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IMG_0603Learn the skills & drills it takes to be a good catcher from a college coach & catching instructor. This training will cover will cover every aspect of the catching position including stances, receiving, blocking, footwork and throwing.

Sundays January 4 – February 22
Ages 10-14; 3-4pm
$125 per player

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Tryouts

The Downers Grove Dragons Travel Baseball Club will hold tryouts for the upcoming 2015 Season starting this weekend. We are excited to announce we are expanding our programs with 12 full-time teams for the 2015 Season, 8U all the way up to a 17/18U Team.

Teams still looking for players:

8U – request private tryout
12U – request private tryout
15U, 16U and 17U – request private tryout 

Thanks for your interest.

17/18U Team: Your son is eligible to tryout if he does not turn 19 before 4/30/2015.
16U Team: Your son is eligible to tryout if he does not turn 17 before 4/30/2015.
15U Team: Your son is eligible to tryout if he does not turn 16 before 4/30/2015.
14U Team: Your son is eligible to tryout if he does not turn 15 before 4/30/2015.
13U Team: Your son is eligible to tryout if he does not turn 14 before 4/30/2015.
12U Team: Your son is eligible to tryout if he does not turn 13 before 4/30/2015.
11U Team: Your son is eligible to tryout if he does not turn 12 before 4/30/2015.
10U Team: Your son is eligible to tryout if he does not turn 11 before 4/30/2015.
9U Team: Your son is eligible to tryout if he does not turn 10 before 4/30/2015.
8U Team: Your son is eligible to tryout if he does not turn 9 before 4/30/2015.

You may try out for the next group up to stay with players in your grade.

About the Dragons

We formed our first team in 2007 to keep a group of great nine year olds together so they could continue to have fun and learn the game of baseball. Our oldest team still has guys that have been playing together since they were six. We believe in developing a good team dynamic and surrounding our players with the most positive coaches and positive families. Players will only begin to feel successful after they feel comfortable and the have to be having fun.

Dragon Baseball is all about:

  • A positive environment
  • Fair playing time and plenty of opportunities
  • Professional instruction
  • Developing complete athletes and well rounded kids
  • Knowledgeable, well trained coaches
  • Clear goals and good communication with our families
  • Strength and speed training in fall and winter to supplement baseball training

We fielded 12 teams in 2014.

2014 Summer Camps

Dragons Baseball Camp is for players 7-12 who want to learn the techniques that will have an impact on their performance. Work with professional hitting and pitching instructors as you learn the skills to take your game to the next level. We will work on skills and drills that will make you a better travel player or an all-star of your house league. Topics will include hitting for average and power, throwing velocity, aggressive baserunning and pitching for consistency.benedictine-baseball-fields

 

Details:

SESSION ONE
July 7-10 (rain day July 11)
Ages 7-12
9-11:30 am
SESSION TWO
TBA

Camp will be held at the baseball complex at Benedictine University

Benedictine University
5700 College Rd, Lisle
Parking entrance is on west side of College Rd just south of Maple
Map: http://g.co/maps/2xrwq

Sponsored by Baseball Zone