ABC Fall (mid Aug-Nov) varsity-prep Player Development and Player Management Program
we manage the Process, you provide the Desire
who: 17U/18U committed ball players and families.
time frame: (4 months) start of school through November; optional August sessions *can add Dec-Jan at later time.
program description: comprehensive ABC360 varsity-prep program description.
investment: time (player and parents), financial - $1695. Deposit ($695) due upon registration; balance divided into two installments (payable by credit card) $5000 9/1, $500 10/1 *the ABC fall program package has an itemized market value of $3500+; yet we offer and you pay HALF that amount. Click here to request and obtain link to additional financial details related to participation in the ABC program as well as the exclusive ABC member website. No program in central Texas has the comprehensive resources and can offer the same level of professional programming as the Austin Baseball Club.
ABC360 "by the numbers": dollar for dollar breakdown and comparison of the incredible comprehensive program value that ABC provides. You don't want to skip ABC360 "by the numbers".
Game Day experience: Sept/Oct - participate on ABC fall showcase team with first-class tournament and game schedule designed to provide max exposure, premier showcase events and competition. ABC guarantee’s that you will be exposed to scouts, college coaches and recruiters. You will be evaluated and we will advocate on your behalf. The game/showcase schedule includes participation in showcase events hosted on central Texas college campuses and by the following premier hosts. Game Day is primarily on Sunday’s; however, there can be Saturday and Sunday (two-day) events. Each fall we evaluate and look for opportunities to upgrade our schedule/showcase protocol to ensure we are providing the highest level of Game Day experience. ($1000+ value)
Team practices and specialized Player Development: Aug-Nov - attend a minimum if two+ weekly player development workouts, team practices (one indoor session/one field practice) . weekly Indoor workshops includes: Swingtherapy, Arm Care, Bull pens, defensive drills, etc; weekly field practice/clinic (Wed) will include long toss program, max fungo reps, skills/drills by position ($1000+ value)
Mental skills and Advance Your Craft workshops: Aug-Nov - access to all optional/topical classroom sessions hosted by Coach Prater and ABC staff on various topics. ($300 value)
Invest In Yourself / Extra reps: Aug-Nov - ABC360 “Access Pass” provides access to ABC training academies designed to build muscle memory and encourage players to budget extra time to work on their craft. Self pace/self directed workout plans are available for players to follow (approx. 30min in length; topics include batting routines, pitching routines, catchers/infielders workouts, etc). ($300-$450)
College coach clinics, seminars and Continuing Education: Nov/Dec - Invitation to ABC360 exclusive clinic/eval sessions hosted by various college coaches hosted at ABC on Saturday’s (limited to 24 participants). Head and assnt coaches from Baylor, Texas A&M Corpus, Texas State, UTSA, Blinn College, etc provide an exclusive “look in” at the recruiting process , what it takes to play at the next level (mental and physical skills), a “day in the life” in their program, hitting/pitching skills and drills clinic, Q&A, etc. Small participation fee will apply. Attend Q&A session at no charge. (priceless)
Pro style skills combine & eval: data is used to establish bench marks and update individual player profiles sent to college coaches and recruiters (ABC communicates with a data base of over 100 state wide and national Colleges, Universities, and JUCOS. ($200 value)
One on one instruction and consultations: two one on one 30min skills assessment sessions (hitting and pitching or defense) ($100 value)
ABC360 College Placement , Road Map and Mentor program: enrollment is included in your participation package and includes a one on one family consultation with Coach Prater to establish, track and monitor your individual and unique path to baseball at the next level. Video session (with HD camera) to capture clips to be used in personal recruiting/highlight video. Assistance in editing the video clips into a highlight recruiting video to be sent to college coaches (fee associated with the editing of the video may apply). ABC has mentored thousands of families through the recruiting process and we have a treasure trove of knowledge and experience to draw from. We understand the Process and will advocate for each ball player enrolled in the ABC organization. ($1500+ value)
Winter program: add Dec-Jan weekly training package at a later time to ensure you keep your momentum going right up until the start of the spring high school season. ABC adjusts and manages the pace to ensure you are staying appropriately engaged, maintaining muscle memory, and best preparing for a break out spring season.