Pitcher Academy

More Strikes & Your Personal Best

Now you can have your own pitching coach, just like the pros. Our pitcher academy helps baseball and softball players get the ball into the strike zone. Let our experts show you how to pitch your best game yet.

Overview

Pitcher Performance Training

We provide one-on-one training to:

  • Improve consistency
  • Increase the power of your pitch
  • Prevent injuries like shoulder pain

To help you reach your goals, our program includes an assessment of your current form and abilities and personalized recommendations from our pitching experts. These recommendations may include special exercises to protect your shoulder – so you can throw strong, accurate pitches all season long.

The Aurora Difference

Expert Training for Baseball & Softball Pitchers

We are a trusted sports medicine partner to the Sheboygan A’s semi-professional baseball team. Now the same level of expertise is available to you through our pitcher academy.

Highlights of our program include:

  • Access to sports medicine experts: If you experience pain when you pitch, we’ll help you get treatment from our large sports medicine team. At Aurora, you’ll have access to doctors who specialize in shoulder problems and shoulder surgery.
  • Proven results: Our performance programs help people enjoy the activities they love without pain. Jason B., a member of the Milwaukee Men’s Senior Baseball League, thought he’d have to hang up his cleats after shoulder surgery. Our experts helped Jason strengthen his shoulder and improve his delivery so he could pitch without pain. Now he pitches back-to-back games without any problems.
  • Support for local sports leagues: Our athletic trainers help baseball and softball players have a safe and healthy season. They provide team medical coverage to youth leagues throughout eastern Wisconsin, as well as college athletes playing for the Lakeshore Chinooks. Find out more about our team medical coverage.

What to Expect

One-on-one Baseball & Softball Pitcher Training

We’ll start with a detailed assessment and give you personalized recommendations to improve your pitch and prevent or relieve pain.

Pitching Assessment

Your pitching assessment includes:

  • Talking with us about your current level of performance and any pain you are experiencing
  • Evaluating your current strength and range of motion
  • Making a video of you pitching a ball

Personalized Recommendations

Your personalized pitching performance plan may include:

  • Special drills and exercises to help you build strength in your shoulder. Our goal is to help you avoid common pitching injuries, such as rotator cuff tear.
  • Strength and conditioning recommendations, such as strengthening your lower body to help you throw harder. You can work out on your own or with Aurora experts through our 6-week strength training program.
  • Improving consistency on the mound using techniques to stay mentally focused during long games

Cost

Pitcher Academy Program Pricing

Our pitcher academy includes 2 initial visits with one of our pitching experts. You can then come in for follow-up evaluation and recommendations for an additional fee. Services are not covered by insurance.

Initial program: $149
Session 1 – 60 minutes: Assessment (including video analysis)
Session 2 – 45 minutes: Personalized recommendations

Follow-up consults
Four 45-minute sessions: $250
One 45-minute session: $75

Register

Sign Up For Pitcher Academy

To sign up for our program, call 800-219-7776.

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