The Academy is designed to help young players turn the off-season into an opportunity to become better, stronger and fitter athletes. This is a great time to make improvements in your game, and our excellent Academy staff will be on hand to help you do it.
The Academy consists of monthly National and Regional weekend training sessions from October to March each year. The tutorials and practice plans will allow young baseball and softball players to improve their hitting, pitching, fielding and baserunning.
Raising standards - one player at a time
Strong clubs built around Academy players
- To grow the number of players in The Academy.
- To increase the standard of pitching and catching.
- To train the next generation of players.
- To train the next generation of coaches.
- Development of athleticism.
- Hard work.
- Skill development in multiple positions.
- Willingness to improve at every session.
Cost and Structure
Registering for The Academy costs £75 for a Full/National Membership, which entitles athletes to attend all national and regional practises. Alternatively, athletes can register as Regional Members for just £55, which permits them to attend only the regional Academy sessions.
Athletes will receive an Academy T-shirt and cap or visor with their registration, along with an Athlete Handbook. Additional apparel (hoodies, batting gloves, dri-fit performance tops) can be purchased at the time of registration.
The national training venue for Academy Baseball and Softball is Woughton on the Green Sports Pavilion.
Woughton On The Green Sports Pavilion
Off Newport Rd
Directions: Off the A421, exit at Newport Rd
How to Register
Registering for The Academy is quick and simple, and can be completed online. Payment by credit or debit card is required at the end of the registration process: £75 for Full/National Membership or £55 for Regional Membership.