Club working bee

Club Working Bee to be held at the Club on Sunday, 26th May 2019 – 8.30am – 11.30am.

and attend to the following items:-

Winter projects at the Club

  1. Hang rubber sheets in place of soft netting
  1. Running repairs on batting turtle and protective nets – PP rope for Turtle and rope for safety screens
  1. Repair grass/gravel edges on both fields - this to be done with the use of a turf cutter - hire
  1. Tidy storage area under clubhouse
  1. Hang items of memorabilia in Clubrooms – picture hooks
  1. Weed Top field by removing wire grass and wide blade grass
  1. Replace damaged white plastic pipe with new pipe - need angle grinder
  1. Sort baseball kits ready for next season – luggage labels

Please bring (if possible)

  • Weed remover implements
  • Shovels
  • Brooms
  • Grass Edgers
  • Tools – general
  • Wheelbarrow – if convenient
  • Angle grinder (for cutting plastic pipe)
  • Cleaners for toilets
  • Sunscreen and water

Wests Baseball Academy

The Wests Baseball academy will commence with a Strength and Conditioning program commencing Friday, 7th June and will continue each Friday and Sunday for four weeks. The plan is to increase all players fitness levels before the baseball tuition commences.

The Baseball Academy will then commence on Friday, 5th July and will continue each Friday and Sunday for eight weeks; except for the weekend for the Timberjacks tournament 12th – 14th July 2019.

There will be a cost to attend the Academy in the vicinity of $100.00 which will include an Academy shirt and the provision of a lot of new equipment including baseballs, wiffle balls, foam training balls, therabands, medicine balls,  foam rollers, sunscreen, first aid gear, stop watches etc.

We will be using iPads for taking player video recordings for analysis with coaches, a radar gun for pitching speed comparisons and PA system for music and announcing when outdoors.

The BASEBALL ACADEMY motto is “WORK HARD; PLAY HARD - Accelerated Baseball Tuition For Junior Players” with the program split into nine learning areas:-

PROGRAM

1. MENTAL APPROACH

2. PHYSICAL

3. HITTING

4. CATCHING

5. BASE RUNNING

6. INFIELD

7. OUTFIELD

8. PITCHING

9. TEAM FUNDAMENTALS

The Academy will be run by a number of our very experienced coaches with support from some senior players.

TRADEMUTT - NEW CLUB SPONSOR

Western Districts Baseball Club welcomes TRADEMUTT as a new sponsor to the Club.
 
TradeMutt is a progressive social enterprise, clothing Australian workers in vibrant, feel good workwear while helping reduce suicide rates.
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Players Advocate

PLAYERS ADVOCATE

if any player has a grievance or just wants to discuss a Club issue without contacting the Club Committee, the Club has appointed a Players Advocate. Clinton Miles, father of one of our Senior League players - Euan Miles - has agreed to tak eon this role.

In the first instance if you wish to communciate with the Club Players Advocate, please do so via the following email address: -

Advocate@WestsBaseball.com.au

Grant Acknowledgement

The Queensland Government through Sport and Recreation Services Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing - provided  $7,500 to Western Districts Baseball Club to enable Queenslanders to participate in sport and recreation activities by facilitating training committee members in governance and club development to support baseball at Darra

 

Proud to be part of

Baseball Australia

Insurance Arrangements

Western Districts Baseball Club Inc through its association with Baseball Australia and Baseball Queensland have Insurance arrangements through V-Insurance Group via their Industrial Special Risk Policy for Baseball Australia. Policy number SUA/002395

 http://www.vinsurancegroup.com/baseball/index.html