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NEBC ProSeries : Rich Gedman Catchers Clinic 2017
  • Clinic Intro

    NEBC is pleased to announce the 6th annual Gedman Catchers Clinic, which provides a unique opportunity to catchers 9U and older to advance their skills and knowledge.


Clinic Dates:

  • Clinic Dates
    • Saturday, November 4, 2017 Noon - 2 p.m.
    • Sunday, November 5, 2017 Noon - 2 p.m.

Clinic Details:

  • clinic description

    Ged-ThrowThe Rich Gedman Catching Clinic is an intensive, work-oriented clinic.  Catchers should come prepared for physical exertion.  A high level of personal engagement is intended to help the individual recognize strengths and weaknesses.  Catchers will learn what you need to practice, prepare, and improve by Doing as well as Thinking.

    • For players 9U to college.
    • Highly recommended for high school age players.
    • Small group workout stations.

    Kids-LaughOver the course of the sessions, the Gedman Clinic covers several areas of catcher preparation and instruction.  Group and individual drill work and skill instruction is expected  The content of the course includes:

    • Proper warm-up routines
    • Blocking
    • Managing Pitchers
    • Mental Approach & Leadership Responsibilities
    • Footwork
    • Exchange, Release, Throwing
    • Throwing to all three bases
    • Bunt Fielding Techniques
    • Receiving
    • Catcher Pop Ups
    • Approach Catching Bullpens

    Note: Catchers must bring their own protective equipment. No metal spikes allowed.

    Former Clinic Participant Testimonial:

    "I played for the New England Ruffnecks as a 16U in the summer of 2009, and I had an outstanding experience. I participated in the first Ruffnecks-hosted Rich Gedman Catcher's Clinic, and I loved every minute of it. It made me love the position even more than I love the sport--which is saying a lot. Since my high school and college teams did not have a catching coach, I had to be my own catching coach. The Gedman clinic gave me the base & tools I needed to do that."
    -Robbie Wallace, Former New England Ruffneck

Ages:

  • clinic who for
    Ages 9U to College

Clinic Location:

    New England Baseball Complex
    333 SW Cutoff, Northborough, MA 01532.
    Click here for driving directions.

    Clinic Fee:

    $
    • clinic fee
      175 for 2 sessions. $100 per session.

    Register and Pay Online:


    Clinic Director:

    • Instructor
      Rich Gedman
    • clinic instructor bio

      nepo-a3-rich-gedmanRich Gedman currently coaches in the Boston Red Sox farm system. In 2016 and 2017 he has served with the Pawtucket Red Sox. He previously managed six seasons for the Worcester Tornadoes (2005-2010) in the Independent Can-Am League.

      A native of Massachusetts, Gedman signed with the Red Sox as a non-drafted free agent in 1977 and played 13 seasons in the Major Leagues with the Red Sox (1980-1990), Houston Astros (1990) and St. Louis Cardinals (1991-1992). He earned a pair of All-Star selections in 1985 and 1986. He was the Red Sox catcher for the 1986 American League pennant run and caught Roger Clemens' first 20-strikeout game on April 29, 1986.

      Career highlights:
      Boston Red Sox 1980-1990
      American League All-Star 1985, 1986
      World Series, 1986

      Additional Coaches & Instructors

      Chad Epperson - Current Boston Red Sox Minor League Catching Coordinator
      Ray Fagnant - Current Northeast Scout, Boston Red Sox
      Andrew Collins - Catching Instructor
      Alex Farkes - Penn State '14 Catcher
      Matt Hyde - Current Northeast Scout, New York Yankees

      Gedman Catchers Clinic Highlight Video

      Please Submit Player Contact Form AFTER You Have Registered Your Player:

      • Catcher Information

        Parental signature required for players under 18 years old. The parent hereby releases the coaches, instructors, and the NEBC Sports Complex from any liability with regard to participation in these clinics. My authorization is indicated via my signature (typed name) below:
      • Please re-enter your name as waiver signature.

    New England Baseball Complex
    333 Southwest Cutoff
    P.O. Box 919
    Northborough, MA 01532
    508-409-4101
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