Excelling at a sport is all about mastering the fundamentals, whether it's dribbling a basketball, hitting a baseball, or bribing a referee. Polish up your skills with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $25 for one 30-minute, private, standard baseball, basketball, or fast-pitch softball lesson (up to a $53 value)
- $49 for two 30-minute, private, standard baseball, basketball, or fast-pitch softball lessons (up to a $106 value). This option may be used for one lesson for two participants.
Instructors with professional and collegiate training experience take youngsters under their wing for private instruction in baseball, basketball, or fast-pitch softball. The exact content of the lesson varies based on the participant's skill level, but the coaches always focus on improving fundamentals, whether through teaching bat and ball skills or functional, speed-based movements.
The Chicago White Sox have some truly dedicated fans. In 1994, the team decided to reach out to the youngsters who worshipped their footwear. They sought to provide kids with the same conditioning and training they honed their skills with, so they started a sports-training summer camp. In a mere seven years, demand for the trainers' services necessitated that the program conduct year-round sessions in all types of sports, and the Bulls/Sox Academy was born.
Taught by the trainers who spend their life making sure that the Sox and Bulls are ready to hit the field or court, Bulls/Sox Academy's lessons bring professional techniques to aspiring athletes. Baseball programs teach functional speed movements for high-speed base stealing and help kids build the upper-body strength to knock balls out of the park and through the windshield of their least favorite neighbor's minivan. The basketball course divvies up training between shooting, skills, and defensive play. The fast-pitch softball teachers—both former professional players and longtime coaches—arm students to beat back high-velocity pitches without hurting the ball's feelings.