What You'll Get
Despite baseball's unofficial theme song, peanuts and crackerjacks were replacements for the original, mid-1850s snacks of heavily salted licorice and wooden chewin' slabs. Keep your family traditions classic, but not too classic, with today's deal: for $20, you get a 30-minute private baseball or softball lesson (a $45 value) at Frozen Ropes on Country Road 124 in McKinney.
Frozen Ropes’ training facilities attract players of all sizes, from kindergarten swingers to MLB stars such as outfielder Manny Ramirez and Yankees closer Mariano Rivera. The 30-minute private instruction gives budding base runners skill-improving lessons in the area of their choice, including hitting, fielding, pitching, catching, and windmilling. Haphazard hitters can tighten their swings with the hitting course, while oblivious outfielders can be taught the finer points of fielding, such as keeping your eye on the ball and using both hands on your butterfly net. Each carefully crafted session is taught by a trained athlete, whose talents undergo constant fine-tuning from Frozen Ropes' programs, making sure each student receives consistent instruction.
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The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Aug 3, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Registration required. 24-hr cancellation notice. Must be 7 or older. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
About Frozen Ropes
Tony Abbatine, the national director of instruction at Frozen Ropes, believes that athletic success in baseball or softball comes from more than a strong body. That's why he makes sure to cover biomechanics, motor learning, sports psychology, and visual training, all to enhance the motion of a swing, the aim of a pitch, or the ability to catch a pop fly with mind powers. But of course, a strong body helps, and his curriculum reflects that through the inclusion of modern strength-and-conditioning techniques. The structure has proved successful over the years, making the game fun for everyone from kids as young as kindergarten age to even MLB players such as Manny Ramirez and Mariano Rivera.