Northridge Head Coach Steve Rousey Announces 2009 Northridge Baseball Camp Summer Schedule

June 19, 2009

NORTHRIDGE, Calif. - The Northridge Baseball Camp High School Training Academy, for ages 13 and older, begins its third summer on Monday June 22nd. The Training Academy focuses on developing the specific muscles and movements that improve running speed, core strength, bat speed, hitting power, and throwing velocity.

"We typically see our camp participants make the following gains during our 4 week sessions: 3-5 MPH throwing velocity, 6-10 MPH bat speed increase, and 3-5 tenths faster running times in both the 60 yard and 30 yard sprints!" stated Coach Rousey.

Hitters and position players attend the Academy Monday through Thursday from 4-6 p.m., while pitchers and catchers attend from 6-8 p.m. The first four-week session runs from June 22-July 16, with the second four-week option taking place from July 20-August 13.

The first week of Youth Day Camp, for ages 5-13, is July 27-30. Camp runs from 9:00 a.m.-2:30p.m., and includes after-camp hitting from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

The second week runs from August 3-6, with the final Day Camp scheduled for August 10-13. Day Camp also features special events such as movies and swimming.

For additional information on any of the sessions or programs, prospected campers and parents are encouraged to visit; for assistance with registration, Robin in the camp office can be reached at or by phone at 818/ 749-6185.

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