Training Events and Opportunities

Below you will find various events and/or opportunties to continue developing your child's baseball skills during the off-season. Though none of the events are officially sanctioned by Bedford Little League many have been attended previously by organization members.  If you would like to solicit feedback, feel free to send an email to bllboard@bedfordll.com.

Upcoming Events in 2012

BLL is currently running it's Winter Development Program.  As other events are announced for 2012 they will be posted in News and here.

2012 N.H. Black Flies 5-7 yr Old & 8-10 yr Old Spring Baseball Clinic

Come join the U12, 2012 New England AAU Diamond Division, New Hampshire Black Flies

players and coaches for a spring baseball clinic. The clinic will focus on the mechanics of

throwing and catching the baseball, footwork, hitting, and proper positioning. Emphasis will

be placed on teaching the fundamentals of infield/ out field play and base running, as well as

an introduction to the rules of baseball and sportsmanship in a fun, learning environment.

Each clinic is limited to 40 participants so register early! Registratrion Form can be found in our "Documents" section.

8, 9 & 10 Year Olds

Date: Saturday, March 17, 2012

Time: Registration 5:45pm - 6:15pm

Clinic 6:15pm - 8:00pm

Cost: $20

5, 6 & 7 Year Olds

Date: Saturday, March 24, 2012

Time: Registration 5:45pm - 6:15pm

Clinic 6:15pm - 8:00pm

Cost: $20

Location of Both Clinics: NH Sportsplex (Back Building)

68 Technology Drive

Bedford, NH 03110

Please mail the completed form along with payment to:

N.H. Black Flies c/o Dave Zendzian

3 Chesham Lane

Bedford NH, 03110

For questions, please contact Kevin Lavigne: 603-702-1459, lavigne42@hotmail.com

Play Ball Nashua is offering its annual winter workout program.

This 8 week program will help the athletes prepare for the upcoming season by working on all the skills needed for aspiring baseball players. Throwing, fielding, hitting, positional play and all other key areas will be covered. Play Ball’s professional staff will facilitate the program.

- This year's program will be a progressive approach to teaching the players. Each week will progress with different advanced drills and skills

- Featured guest speaker will discuss a "topic of the week" (hitting, fielding, pitching, throwing, mental approach, sportsmanship, base running etc...). The guest list will include:

* Dean Borrelli (former 8-year pro player A’s and Rangers)

* David Wendt (current player Tampa Bay Devil Rays)

* Al Mottram (Arizona Diamondbacks)

* Billy Mottram (Chicago Cubs)

* Various other high school and college coaches/players and league coaches

- The ballplayers will run through various drill stations, working onthe skills needed to become an effective baseball player. Players will be broken into appropriate age/skill levels.

Here are the details of the program……

Cost for the program: $80

To sign up, call Play Ball at 603-883-2323 or email billy@goplayball.com

Walk-ins are welcome on the first day of the clinics as well.

More info on this event and other Play Ball clinics can be found in our Documents section


February Vacation Pitching & Catching Clinic:

to be offered by Bob Caswell of Power Series in Wilton, NH in partnership with BLL

The clinic will run on Monday, 02/27, Wednesday, 02/29, and Friday, 03/02
from 9:00 am to noon.

The clinic will focus on pitching and catching mechanics, proper footwork,
and position-specific education.

The clinic is open to Bedford Little League 2012 players ages 9 through 12.
The clinic is available to the first 20 players registered.

Location: Power Series
29 Souhegan Street
Wilton, NH 03086

Cost: $78 for all three days (9 hours of instruction)

Registration can be made through the Bedford Little League Registration Process

Select Feb Vacation Pitching and Catching Clinic" from available options

Contact Kevin Lavigne with questions.

coachcoordinator@bedfordll.com

 

Prior Events in 2011 & 2010

NH Black Flies Spring Clinic 

NH Black Flies 5-6 year-old and 7-8 year-old Baseball Clinics

Come join the U11 New England AAU Div. III Champion, New Hampshire Black Flies players and coaches for a spring baseball clinic targeted at young players, ages 5-6 and 7-8. The clinic will focus on the mechanics of throwing and catching the baseball, footwork, and proper positioning. Emphasis will also be placed on teaching the fundamentals of infield/ outfield play and base running, as well as an introduction to the rules of baseball and sportsmanship in a fun, learning environment.  Players are responsible for bringing their own glove, all other equipment will be provided.

Both clinics will be held at the NH Sportsplex. The 5-6 year-old clinic will be held on Sunday, March 20th from 10:30 to 12:00 and the  7-8 year-old clinic will be held on Friday, March 25th from 5:30 to 7:00. Cost is $20 and includes a NH Black Flies T-shirt.  For more information, please contact Kevin Lavigne at 603-702-1459 or at lavigne42@hotmail.com.  The NH Sportsplex is located at 68 Technology Dr. Bedford, NH 03110, directly off Route 3. 

You can register by mailing the attached registration form to:

N.H. Black Flies

c/o Dave Zendzian

3 Chesham Lane

Bedford NH, 03110

NH Black Flies Free Baseball Clinic

NH Sportsplex and NH Black Flies AAU Baseball offer FREE Baseball Clinic Feb. 21 & 22.
Steve LaRose of the NH Black Flies AAU Baseball, will be holding a free baseball clinic for ages 6-13 at NH Sportsplex indoor facility in Bedford, NH on Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 21 and 22 from 9:00 am to noon.  Coach LaRose played 6 years professionally for the NY Mets and Houston Astros organizations.  The clinic will cover hitting, pitching, fielding, throwing, catching, and base running.  Players are responsible for bringing their own equipment, including glove, bat, protective cup, and helmet.  No metal spikes allowed.  There is no charge, but space is limited.  You must register at NHSportsplex.com.  Look for the link to the Black Flies February baseball clinic.  For information, contact Larry Shane at NH Sportsplex at Larry@NHSporsplex.com or (603) 641-1313 x 405, or Bob Gancarz of the NH Black Flies at bgancarz@comcast.net or NHBlackFlies@comcast.net .  NH Sportsplex is located at 68 Technology Dr. Bedford, NH 03110, directly off Rt. 3.

St. Anselm's 2010 Baseball Winter Youth Clinic

Monday through Thursday, December 27-30, 2010

Hours
: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm (Registration on each day begins at 8:30 am)

Ages: 7 - 13

Clinic Fee: $100 ($30 for individual days)

Staff:

Camp Director: Barry Rosen, Saint Anselm College Head Baseball Coach

Coach Rosen has been coaching baseball for 41 years, including 17 years as
head coach at Winthrop (MA) High

School and 11 years at Merrimack College.

Matt Glauser, Assistant Coach, Saint Anselm College

Nick Cenatiempo, Pitching Coach, Saint Anselm College

* Other staffers will include members of the Saint Anselm College Baseball
team.

* Instruction will include throwing (including pitching), hitting, and
fielding each day.

The clinic takes place at the Carr Athletic Center gymnasium on the campus
of Saint Anselm College.

Participants should dress appropriately and bring a helmet, glove, and bat.

See our Documents section or the St. Anselm's website for official flyer and sign up form

http://athletics.anselm.edu/information/Sport_Camps/2010-2011_Camps/2010_Winter_Youth_Clinic.pdf

 

1st Annual
Fred’s Fund for ChaD
Youth Baseball Clinic
Saturday, November 21st, 2010 from 9:00am - 1:00pm


To be held at: Concord Sports Center
Whitney Rd, Concord, NH http://www.concordsportscenter.com/
Boys and Girls ages 7 to 16 are welcome to attend.
$30.00 per attendee
The clinic will focus on both hitting and pitching through group
instructing with players from the Colby Sawyer College baseball
team. The clinic will also include special guest instructors from
major league baseball. Each clinic attendee will get a group photo
along with an official t-shirt for attending.


Clinic Director/Host Coordinator is Colby Sawyer College baseball
Assistant Coach John Bly. All proceeds go to Fred’s Fund for ChaD
(Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth Hitchock). Some of the guest
instructors for the day will include: Coach Ken Joyce of the
Toronto Blue Jays. Simon Williams, outfielder of the Frontier
League and formerly of the St. Louis Cardinals. Michael
Macdonald, pitcher of the Los Angeles Angels.
Other guest instructors will be announced later.
Special guest appearance by Dan Duquette,
former General Manager of the Boston Red Sox and Montreal Expos, current owner of Duquette Sports.
For details or to register please contact
Assistant Coach John Bly at
603-558-1320 or email at
coachbly12@tds.net.
Our website for the clinic is
http://www.coachbly12.webs.com/
Sponsored by:
CONCORD LIONS
CLUB Concord, NH
District 44-N

College Coaches Youth Baseball Camp

On November 28th I will be in Milford at the Hampshire Dome to hold a baseball camp for youth baseball players.  There are sessions for hitting, pitching, catching and infield/outfield.  The College Coaches Youth Baseball Camp will feature coaches from Purdue University (Indiana), Creighton University (Nebraska), Siena College (New York), St. Peters College (New Jersey), Iona College (New York), Bryant University (Rhode Island) and Franklin Pierce College (New Hampshire).  Complete information and registration is available at the camp’s website, www.NortheastBaseballCamp.com.

 There are two sessions of hitting available along with one session each of pitching, catching and infield/outfield.  Each session is strictly limited to the first 20 players who register.  The camp is for baseball players ages 6-12 but will be divided into small groups based on age.  Each session is $50.

In addition we will have a seperate session for older players (13-18).  If interested please look to the website above for detail. 

I hope you are able to pass this information on to everyone in your league.  In return, I would like to invite the coaches and parents of Bedford Little League to attend the camp at no additional cost.  It will be a great camp and it will have great information from some of the countries most energetic and passionate baseball coaches.  Parents and coaches are encouraged to ask questions, take pictures and video or any other means of furthering their baseball education.  We want to create an open forum to spread passion for the game of baseball.

Best Wishes,,

Ryan Sawyers

Assistant Baseball Coach/Recruiting Coordinator

Purdue Baseball

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Extra Innings in Nashua

 

Bedford Little League Appreciation Night

 

Friday, January 8, 2010   6pm - 8pm

 

To All Bedford Little League Parents

 

Extra Innings in Nashua has agreed to sponsor a Bedford Little League Appreciation Night. Mark the date – Friday, January 8, 2010 from 6pm to 8pm. Bedford Little League will have the exclusive use of the Extra Innings facility for hitting, pitching or fielding practice. Parents or coaches will be responsible for supervising the players and operating the pitching machines. So bring your bat and your glove and get some early practice in before spring evaluations. Check out the Extra Innings facility and see what they have to offer. This event is free of charge.

 

Extra Innings Nashua is recognized as New Hampshire's premier baseball and softball training facility - dedicated to fulfilling the needs of players of all ages and abilities. Extra Innings state of the art, year round, indoor training facility has over 12,800 square feet of training area, 8 indoor batting tunnels/ pitching tunnels and a fully stocked Pro Shop. Extra Innings offers individualized, year round professional baseball and softball instruction. Their staff uses a uniform step-by-step teaching system to encourage positive progress with all students. The staff at Extra Innings features former and current professional players, college all-stars and area college and high school coaches. Instructors are available for individual and group lessons in pitching, hitting and fielding.

 

Please respond to webmaster@bedfordll.com if you are interested. There is no charge to use the facility on Appreciation Night but we need to track the number of attendees.


 

 

St. Anselm's Winter Youth Baseball Clinic

 

Saturday and Sunday, December 26-27  10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Hours: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm (Registration on each day begins at 9:30 am)

Ages:   7 – 12

Clinic Fee:      $60 ($40 for individual days)   

 

Staff:

Camp Director: Barry Rosen, Saint Anselm College Head Baseball Coach

Coach Rosen has been coaching baseball for 39 years, including 17 years as head coach at Winthrop (MA) High School and 11 years at Merrimack College.

                               

                                Matt Glauser, Assistant Coach, Saint Anselm College

                                Chris King, Assistant Coach, Saint Anselm College  

               

  • Other staffers will include members of the Saint Anselm College team.
  • Instruction will include throwing (including pitching), hitting, and fielding each day.

 

The clinic takes place at the Carr Athletic Center gymnasium on the campus of Saint Anselm College. Participants should dress appropriately and bring a helmet, glove, and bat.

 

Registration Form Can be found under our Documents sections of the Bedford LL website

 


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