Elite Diamond Performance is the area's top training facility for baseball players at all levels. Founder Jimmy Sheppard has instructed players of all ages for many years and has built Elite Diamond Performance based around 3 key principles.
Every player has different strengths and weaknesses and requires a unique approach to improving. To start, each player is assessed to determine the best course to reach their potential. From there, players are constantly monitored via a variety of techniques to ensure they are moving in the right direction. Whether it be one on one or a small group, each player is trained according to their unique needs.
Owner Jimmy Sheppard has spent years researching and learning about proper mechanics and how to improve them. Even with the technology and knowledge available today, many myths about mechanics are still prevalent at all levels of the game. Elite Diamond Performance' motto is "train smarter" because every drill and technique that is taught is backed by research and proven results.
Elite Diamond Performance is centered around teaching players the right way to improve their skills. From learning proper mechanics to learning how to attract attention from scouts and coaches, Elite Diamond Performance is the place to go. The main goal of Elite Diamond Peerforamnce is to educate players so that they can use what they learn to reach thier potential.
Elite Diamond Performance combines years of research in studying hitting mechanics with the latest state of the art technology to improve offensive ability. Every player who trains at Elite Diamond Performance will have access the the Hit Trax System. Hit Trax is a baseball simulator that show how every hit in the batting cage would translate to a real field. It records every swing during a session and captures invaluable information on exit velocity, launch angle, and many other metrics which help show areas that need improvement. This information is used to design an individualized program of drills and methods to improve at the plate. Whether it be in an individual or a small group setting, every hitter is provided a unique plan to work on both the physical and mental sides of hitting.
Pitching instruction at Elite Diamond Performance is centered around three goals: improving command, increasing velocity, and keeping young arms healthy. With an extensive background in bio mechanics and proper human movement, Jimmy Sheppard can help improve on field ability while building mechanics that will help players avoid arm injuries.
Elite Diamond Performance combines professional catching experience with video analysis and proven drills to help improve at the most important position on the field. Improve receieveing, blocking and throwing ability in addition to learning the mental side of controlling the game from behind the plate.