Baseball - Private Lessons with Coach DiazUpdated Friday June 12, 2015 by San Marino Community Athletics Association.
Private Lesson's with Coach Diaz
$200 for (5) Five - 30 minute sessions
Description of Lessons
1.Hitting Fundamentals: Balance, hand and foot placement, staying centered, weight transfer/load, hitting approach, situational hitting, bunting fundamentals, mental approach to hitting, overall technique
2.Defense Fundamentals: Proper catch play, ready position, catching from every angle, fielding drills and techniques, footwork/shuffle, live fungo repetitions,
3. Throwing Fundamentals: proper arm stretch, proper grip, ball transfer, throwing angle, catch play, long toss
About Coach Diaz:
Freddie Diaz enters his 8th year as a baseball coach for San Marino High School. He managed the freshman team in 2012 and has served as the varsity hitting coach for 7 years. In addition to coaching, Freddie is also an instructor for the SMHS baseball clinics. Overall, Freddie has 15 years of experience as a baseball instructor.
Coach Diaz is a former El Monte High School Lion who went on to attend Pasadena City College. He was a draft pick for the California Angels right out of high school and was selected again while he was attending college. He played professionally for 11 years. In that time, he played with the Angels, Texas Rangers, and overseas in Taiwan. His career as a professional baseball player reaches as high as the Triple A league. During these years, he was trained by highly accomplished coaches such as Rod Carew, Joe Maddon, Bobbie Grich, and Mario Mendoza, who all helped him develop his skills, both mentally and physically. Not only does Freddie Diaz have a lot of experience to offer, he also has a genuine passion to help young players perform at their very best. The strategies and techniques he has learned throughout the years will allow him to help other baseball players discover and fine-tune their own individual talent.
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