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2021-22 HITTING PROGRAMS

The Starters winter Hitting programs are for committed players looking for an individualized off-season development program.  The Hitting Programs are comprehensive programs that include skill development, strength training, and the use of technology the provides athletes with quantifiable feedback to help better individualize each hitters focus on a session by session basis.

The Hitting Program is designed for both Youth and High School players.  The HP Hitting Program will run through five different phases:

  1. Introductory Phase: Begin learning process of development with a biomechanics understanding of the baseball swing and the subsequent data that will be tracked throughout the duration of the program. 
  2. Circuit Phase: Increase physicality and proprioceptive capabilities through highly stimulating circuit training incorporating weighted bats and plyo balls.
  3. Internal Phase: Assess information learned from the circuit phase and advance the learning process through swing pattern development and data reassessment.
  4. External Phase: Switch focus from internal thought processing to external execution through variability training and competition in preparation for live game performance, in addition to implementing bat speed training to aid in swing development during the transition process. 
  5. Live Phase: Prepare for the season with a full commitment to external training through live at bats and machine training. 
Tyler Peterson

Tyler Peterson

Director of Player Development

Phone: 952-797-6506

Ryan Schwertman

Ryan Schwertman

General Manager

Phone: 952-212-7283


High School Program

The Starters High School Hitting Program is a 6 month program (October 18-March 20) for committed players looking for an individualized off-season development program.  The Hitting Program is a comprehensive program that includes skill development, strength training, and the use of technology the provides athletes with quantifiable feedback to help better individualize each hitters focus on a session by session basis.  The High School Hitting program is an invite only program for players ages 15U-18U.

High School Hitting Program is SOLD OUT

Program Details:

  • 6 Month Program (Oct. 18-Mar. 20)
  • 2x OR 3x per week hitting session
  • Program run by Tyler Peterson
  • Player assessments & reassessments 
  • 1:1 player/parent meetings 
  • 4:1 player to coach ratio
  • Video Analysis & Visual Training
  • HitTrax & Rapsodo data collection
  • 3x per week Strength Development 

2021-22 Registration is Limited.  Please contact Tyler Peterson at tpeterson@starterssportstraining.com to schedule an assessment. 


Middle School Program

The Starters Middle School Hitting Program is a 4 month program (November 29-April 1) for committed players looking for an individualized off-season development program.  The Hitting Program is a comprehensive program that includes skill development, strength training, and the use of technology the provides athletes with quantifiable feedback to help better individualize each hitters focus on a session by session basis.   The Middle School Hitting program is an invite only program for players ages 13U-14U.

Program Details:

  • 4 Month Program (Nov. 29-Apr. 1)
  • 2x per week hitting session
  • Program overseen by Tyler Peterson
  • Player assessments & reassessments 
  • 1:1 player/parent meetings 
  • 4:1 player to coach ratio
  • Video Analysis & Visual Training
  • HitTrax & Rapsodo data collection
  • 2x per week Strength Development 

2021-22 Registration is Limited.  Please contact Tyler Peterson at tpeterson@starterssportstraining.com to schedule an assessment. 


Youth Program

The Starters Youth Hitting Program is a 3 month program (January 3-April 1) for committed players looking for an individualized off-season development program.  The Hitting Program is a comprehensive program that includes skill development, strength training, and the use of technology the provides athletes with quantifiable feedback to help better individualize each hitters focus on a session by session basis.   The Youth Hitting program is open for players ages 11U-12U.

Program Details:

  • 3 Month Program (Jan. 3-Apr. 1)
  • 2x per week hitting session
  • Program overseen by Tyler Peterson
  • Player assessments & reassessments 
  • 1:1 player/parent meetings 
  • 4:1 player to coach ratio
  • Video Analysis & Visual Training
  • HitTrax & Rapsodo data collection
  • 2x per week Strength Development 

Testimonials

“Starter’s High Performance Hitting Program, offered by Tyler Peterson, has been transformational for my son. We participated in several other programs at other places before, but this hitting program produced extreme results. 

The regimented program incorporates strong discipline and rigor that ensures each player maximizes performance by focusing on hand/bat speed, power, rotational acceleration and exit velocity. These techiniques are the secret sauce, but the education that goes along with it ensures players understand how all those tools come together, and contributed to my son’s personal best performance during his high school varsity senior year. 

We truly appreciate the leadership, direction, passion, and support by Tyler Peterson and Starters. They genuinely care for the success of each player on and individualized and personal level. TP continuously made himself available to offer feedback, film analysis, and guide approaches for each player. He recognized the importance of building each player/person to maximize output that contributed to broader team results. We highly recommend the program. Best investment we made.”

-Nancy Cantu, HP Parent

 

“Starters’ High Performance Hitting Program is the best around. Tyler Peterson gets to know the athlete’s strengths and weaknesses and then helps guide the athletes through the development process. It is not a ‘cookie cutter’ program as Tyler gives the athlete the autonomy to use the guidance to fit their skills. Tyler also works with the mental side of hitting and for my son, that did wonders as he was more relaxed and confident at the plate. Tyler goes the extra mile to watch his athletes in games and is, according to the athletes, ‘very fun to be around’. I would highly recommend this program. 

-Brook Dawson, HP Parent
 

“The HP Hitting Program at Starters is by far the best I’ve ever been in and gave me the most concrete progress you could ask for in baseball. You can notice how big of a difference it makes in just one off-season, and it only gets better as you move deeper into the program. All this goes along with one of the best coaches out there. Tyler Peterson cares about his players and does whatever he can to make sure they are getting the most out of the program and doing all they can to improve.”

-Michael Gabbard, Player

 

“Tyler and the HP program have really helped push me to be a better player. Tyler is a great coach who always brings a great energy to the facility, and really shows how much he cares for the athletes he works with. This program is very advanced and has really helped me expand my knowledge about my swing by understanding my mechanics and the reasons behind them. As the program advanced, I really enjoyed the game-like situations that we were put in, and I can definitely feel them helping me once I get to a real game. I would 100% recommend doing the HP program and I guarantee that you will enjoy working with Tyler, and that you will be pushed to become a better player.”

Dustan Green, Player