Two-Time Youth World Sailing Gold Medalist Uses Warriors Baseball Academy for Off-Season Training

 

When you walk into the gym at the Warriors Baseball Academy, the last thing you would expect to see is a two-time Youth World Sailing Gold Medalist.  However, Charlotte Rose has been a unique member of the Warriors Baseball Academy family for the past six months.

 

 

Meet Charlotte Rose

Born in Thailand, Charlotte Rose was raised in Houston, TX where she attended Westside High School, competing in swimming and water polo.  Although being a member of the Gulf Coast Youth Sailing Association and U.S. Sailing Association, Rose's passion for sailing emerged when she was nine years old while attending a camp at the Houston Yacht Club, where she is a respected member to this day.

Read More

Etiquette Between Catchers and Umpires

 

The relationship between the Catcher and Umpire is vital at every level of the game. These relationships can have a positive effect on the game and strike-zone as well as a negative effect.  The line is pretty thin and there are a few unwritten rules to follow that will help you stay on the good side of your umpire and potentially changing the outcome of close calls.

 

Catchers are one of the only players on the field outside of your manager that can ask the tough questions, that when asked by the pitcher or hitter, can seem a bit insulting.

Read More

San Diego Padres select Houston Warriors’ Dylan Smith in 2018 MLB Draft

 

Houston Warriors Baseball Academy's Dylan Smith, was selected in the 18th round of the 2018 MLB Draft by the San Diego Padres Baseball Club.

 

Smith is a graduate from Stafford High School.  Like a select few Stafford baseball players before him, Smith is the first player to be drafted straight out of high school.

 

In April, Smith was offered a scholarship with the University of Alabama baseball program.

 

“It’s a blessing and an honor to be drafted,” Smith said.

 

 

Dylan has been apart of the Warriors' Baseball Academy's organization since 2014.  While competing in numerous events, Dylan has always shown his character and competitive drive in whatever he is doing.

Read More

HOUSTON WARRIORS JOIN TEXAS PREMIER BASEBALL

 

HOUSTON, TX – The Houston Warriors Baseball Academy will join forces with the Texas Premier Baseball organization in 2018.  After accepting an invitation to join in late January, Warriors owner, Andy Baize, said this, “This is a game changer and we were blessed to be invited to such a prestigious league.”

 

Members of Texas Premier Baseball include some of the original showcase programs built in the state of Texas more than 25 years ago, as well as highly respected baseball programs that have since formed in the state of Texas in recent years.

 

Texas Premier Baseball was formed with the intent of providing an excellent baseball experience in the form of competition and player advancement opportunities.  Their events are set up to maximize the opportunity for all players to be seen and evaluated by college coaches and scouts from across the country.  Texas Premier Baseball has placed over 2,500 athletes in collegiate programs across the country and nearly 350 professional athletes.

Read More

Warriors Team Up With New Balance Baseball

 

HOUSTON, TX – New Balance is now the official brand of Houston Warriors Baseball.  In January 2018, the Warriors teamed up with New Balance to outfit our players on and off the field.  Anytime you see a Warrior athlete on the field, they will be wearing New Balance gear.

 

A few notable professional athletes that are currently wearing New Balance cleats include Dustin Pedroia, Miguel Cabrera and Francisco Lindor as well as professional fastpitch athlete Ally Carda and Britain’s top women’s tennis player, Heather Watson.

 

The Houston Warriors are looking forward to working with New Balance to provide our athletes with the best apparel in the game!

 

For more information on the Houston Warriors Baseball Academy, please visit houstonwarriors.org.  For more information on New Balance, please visit newbalance.com/baseball.

 

 

Renovations at Warriors Baseball Facility

HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Warriors Baseball Academy has recently added some drastic renovations.  Over the past few months, we have been working tirelessly on designing a strength and conditioning area for our athletes.  The Warriors have transformed an area in the facility that now serves as our Warriors Weight Room!

 

With brand-new professional equipment, we can help our players' take their game to heights higher than before!  The addition includes multiple full workout racksexercise bikesfree weightsbenches, our challenge rope and so much more!

Read More

Understanding Relays and Cutoffs – Free Visual Download

The relay play is one of the most critical plays a baseball team has to make.  A perfectly carried out relay can lead to an out and minimal damage, while one not executed can lead to runs being scored and a big inning for your opponent.

 

Infielders must recognize situations for baseball relays and cutoffs, be quick to get into position, and know how to make the relay throw.

 

This document does not cover "double-cuts" however, it does cover the fundamentals of getting to the right position in certain situations!

 

Download the document here

 

VIEW ORIGINAL POST