BECOME AN ABSOLUTE BEAST ON THE PLAYING FIELD AND LEARN HOW TO GET RECRUITED AT THE NEXT LEVEL!
LIFELETICS ELITE TRAINING OVERVIEW
Lifeletics provides an atmosphere of professionalism and learning, where top-flight instructors work with today’s youth to enhance their abilities and develop their skills. Designed to provide individual athletes with a thorough and complete off-season training regimen, the Lifeletics Elite Training Program requires a full mental and physical commitment from each athlete. Results come from heavy and physical on-field workout sessions, along with intense and honest classroom sessions complete with written assignments and mental discussions. Combines with your athlete’s relentless effort and desire to improve, there is no better way to develop elite athletic capabilities and a champion mindset!
The Lifeletics ELITE Training Program is 13-weeks of physical, mental and college prep training for the ELITE athlete only. There will be 9 physical training sessions and 4 classroom sessions in this clinic. The program goals are to intensely train the mind and body to break through barriers holding back growth, as well as to analyze and understand the components of success and the mindset of a champion.
Last and most important of all, for aspiring college players, the Lifeletics ELITE training program will introduce the College Athlete Blueprint. A step-by-step guide to mastering the college recruiting process and removing the fog and haze around how you should best be planning for a college athlete’s future. There is NO other organization around that can provide this kind of program to our athletes.Instruction will be intense – we WILL push your athlete! Athletes must receive a recommendation from a Lifeletics staff member or tryout. Participation is limited to the discretion of Lifeletics Elite Training instructors.
Lifeletics instructors train athletes through the most physical aspect of baseball athleticism, with baseball-specific strength and conditioning exercises infused into fundamental baseball drills and exercises. Athletes take part in a dynamic-flexibility warmup and skill training workout led by licensed physical trainers. Athletes are pushed to execute while physically exhausted, push through limitations and performance barriers, maintain high energy and intensity levels, and do all this with a smile on their face!
MENTAL CLASSROOM SESSIONS
Classroom sessions focus on the mental aspect of competition. Held inside the Lifeletics Conference room, these sessions require the athlete to participate in verbal and written exercises breaking down the core mental barriers to performance. Topics include:
- Time Management
All classroom session itineraries designed and constructed by Ruben Corral. With 32 years of baseball experience, 5 years of professional baseball experience and 20 years of professional coaching experience, Ruben brings a unique and effective ability to brak down the most important mental aspects of competition into tabgible and relevant lessons.
COURSE: Lifeletics ELITE Training – Fall 2017
Advanced Baseball Training for Body and Mind
Class Meeting: Thursdays
Location: Lifeletics Training Facility
Grading: Certification Process
INSTRUCTOR: Ruben Corral
Phone: (714) 843-1989
ELITE DATES: Every Thursday beginning September 21, 2017
NO ELITE CLASS ON THANKSGIVING
Event ends December 21st, 2017
TIMES: 6:15PM TO 8:15PM
COST: $649 $549 BEFORE AUGUST 10TH
Students are required to bring bat, helmet and glove and to wear hat, baseball pants and turf shoes for physical workouts. Belts are required and shirts must be tucked in. For mental sessions, street clothes are acceptable.
- 1” and pen are the responsibility of the athlete.
This course uses a combination of circuit-training style physical workout sessions and classroom-style mental sessions to dvelop the characteristics, qualities and skillset of a college baseball prospect. The goals of the Lifeletics Elite Training Program are:
COURSE OBJECTIVES AND STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
- Proficiency and ability to execute baseball athleticism movements as required by the collegiate baseball player.
- Footwork – First step explosiveness, change-of-direction, stopping-and-starting, sliding, diving technique and agility movements.
- Hands – Separation, forehand, backhand, double-play fees, double play turns, quick hands transfer, barehand fielding, diving catch.
- Speed/Strength/Agility – Develop knowledge of and increased performance in a variety of baseball-soecific speed/strength aility training movements.
- Develop an understanding and ability to execute thorough professional level warm-up and cool-down programs.
- Compile, edit and discuss a detailed video analysis of a student’s batting swing with direct comparison to a major league athletes swing.
- Engage in critical thinking and refelction discussions on the reality and significance of mental skills in affecting baseball performance.
- Develop a hands-on understanding of topics such as goal setting, self confidence, time management and overcoming the fear-of-failure.
- Develop the competency to take carious training schedules to a personal calendar.
- Develop an action plan for handling and performing under pressure.
- Learning and discussing the College Athlete’s Blueprint and the goals and steps to becoming a college athlete.
COURSE CONTENT AND POLICIES
- Attendance and Participation – Attendance is necessary for physical and mental development and active participation will directly relate to personal growth. Physical workouts are designed to develop baseball skills in addition to bolstering work ethic and breakdown of barriers (physical and mental). Mental sessions involve lecture, exercise and homework assignments which require active participation.
- Homework – Metnal classroom sessions will have limited homework assignments. Assignments are due at the beginning of the next session, during the pre-workout meeting. Bring copy or printed duplicate – do not turn in original. Any late assignments should be turned in the following session (two weeks from assignment date) but will not receive instructor feedback or the attention of group discussion.
- Cell Phones – Cell pohones or tablets are not allowed during ANY lIfetics Elite workouts. Classroom session notes are to be hand-written with pen and paper.
- Video Equipment – Athletes will be trusted with expensive video and computer equipment. All gear is to be treated with respect and care, and an instructor will assist in the process.
- Positive Sportsmanship – Ahtletes are encouraged to support each other in a team environment. While competiton is key to pushing through perforamcne barriers, positive sportsmanship is required at all times. Examples include encouragement, support, winning with class and losing with dignity. Positive sportsmanship also applied to interaction and discussion with instructors. Respectful behavior and a desire to learn is required of all student-athletes.
- Safe Place – Lifeletics workouts are closed-door and confidential. Foul, negative, overly sarcastic or derogatory language is forbidden. As athletes will be challenged to share personal fears, goals and beliefs, continued discussion outside of Lifeletics ELITE sessions should be limited as appropriate. Support each other and build one another up!
- Schedule – Athletes are responsible for adjusting to any schedule changes or course adjustments. Schedule changes will be communicatied via email with a minimum of three-days notice.
- Level Playing Field – All athletes will have the opportunity to improve. The level of athleticism will vary widely from individual to individual, and athlets will, therefor, be pushed to their own limitations. It is up to the discretion of the athlete where and when to take breaks and limit repetitions. You are encouraged to communicate to the instructor when you believe you are near a breaking point.
- Dues – First half payment is due September 1st before training begins. Second-half payment due October 1, 2017. Any failure to pay by October 10th will result in suspension from training until registration fees are paid in full.
Attendance and Participation: While certification as ELITE can be obtained with attendance at ten (10) out of thirteen (13) sessions, full attendance is highly encouraged. This program is designed for your improvement and that requires attendance and active participation. It is expected that all athletes arrive early enough to be ready to begin training at the start time. Workouts will start promptly and on time.
Hard Work and Diligent Physical Effort: Throughout this difficult workout program, you will be challenged to reach and push through physical barriers and limitations. It is imperative that you push forward with a positive attitude, a sincere desire to improve, all without the fear of failure or looking silly as compared to a teammate. Respect for instructors and teammates is mandatory.
Olympic/MLB Combine Competition: Athletes will compete in live Olympic style competitions in five subjects during a single physical session: Throwing, hitting, fielding, agility and concentration. Following the competition, athletes will analyze printed competition results for classroom discussion the following week. Specific preparation required to describe and discuss areas you believe require development and improvement.
Video Analysis: Utilizing desktop and cell phone software, athletes will participate in video recording, editing, analysis and comparison of another athlete’s batting swing. Video work will be hands-with instructor guidance. This experience will convey the importance of video work as well as familiarize the athlete with necessary steps to execute analysis.
Goal Setting: After participating in Lifeletics ELITE goal-setting seminar, review your specific short-term goals and associated timelines. Select a single, most inspiring and relevant goal and prepare a document to be turned in at the next session. Center, bold, and creatively display your goal and include the following: purpose paragraph describing the “ehy” behind this goal, timeline for accomplishment, and three action items with associated dates for the completion of each.
Time Management Calendar: Accomplishing goals is a product of proper planning, disciplined time management and impeccable discipline on a daily basis. The classroom discussion will center around determining your specific training requirements and the technique of breaking down goals into manageable chunks and eventually daily workout requirements. A calendar-based accomplishment plan will be discussed including conversation around discipline and the power of saying no. Examples of ‘training areas’ include long toss throwing session, weight lifting, running, ground ball repetitions, batting swings or pitcher’s bullpens. You will be required to turn in two calendars (calendar template to be provided). The first calendar will be created directly from a four-part workout description provided to you (throwing, hitting, running and lifeting). The second calendar will be specific to your training areas determined during discussion and group participation. In a pre-workout discussion, you will be required to present your personal workout calendar as well as the goal you are training towards.
Fear Reaction Plan: The topics of overcoming fear and building self-confidence are broad and intangible. But the power and influence over performance is significant. Classroom discussion will center around a specific mental and physical plan to be folliwng during the your time of greatest fear or challenge to confidence. You will be determining your own FRP (Fear Reaction Plan) and be required to turn in a handwritten 3z5 notecard (following session) with the following information included in your finest handwriting:
My Fear Reaction Plan is:
Concentration: The ability to focus and concentrate on the task at hand is vital to baseball players. Baseball performance is conducted in 3-5 second bursts. As a part of discussion and classroom exreicse, athletes will conduct Concentration Grid testing with varying levels of ditraction. You will be required to take three Concentration Grid tests as homework and turn in a paket the following session with your three tests and scores for numbers crossed out within five minute time-limit. Group discussion will follow and you will present your performance as well as a short verbal response to areas of difficulty and/or improvement.
Upon successful program completion, athletes may earn the certification as Lifeletics ELITE. This accomplishment is earned by compiling points from the following areas:
Attendance/Participation 50 points
Video Analysis 50 points
Olympic Competition 100 points
Goal Setting 150 points
Time Management 150 points
Fear Reaction Plan 150 points
Concentration Grid 150 points
Effort, Attitude, Sportsmanship 200 points
Total Points Possible 1000 points
Upon successful program completion, athletes will receive the certification as Lifeletics ELITE, Certification includes a plaque ceremony and gifting of membership card for the duration of one-month membership. This accomplishment is earned with minimum completion of 800 points.
Lifeletics ELITE with Honor Certification 900-1000 points
Lifeletics ELITE Certification 800-899 points
Non-Certification 0-799 points
|Requirement||Student Learning Outcome||Non-Certification||Elite-Certification||Elite with Honors||Score|
|Attendance and Participation||#1a/b/c, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, #7||9 or fewer sessions attended with limited participation||10-12 sessions attended with active participation||13 sessions attended with active participation||/50|
|Video Analysis||#1, #3, #4||Non-participation or lack of effort in utilizing equipment and process of analyzation.||Full participation including use of video camera and cell phone software.||Engaged attitude and interest in comparing video to major leaguer. Active participation on all video equipment.||/50|
|#1a/b/c, #4, #7||Non-participation or lack of effort in one or all categories.||Active participation in all five categories with minimal encouragement from coach.||Competitive drive displayed with positive sportsmanship in all five categories.||/100|
|Goal Setting||#4, #5, #7||Non-attendance or lack of effort in following seminar prompts. Poor attitude, listening skills and /or follow up work not completed.||Active participant in seminar process, group discussions, breakout sessions, follow up work completed.||Fully interested and engaged participant. Follow up work completed including three goal-related action items.||/150|
|Time Management||#4, #5, #6||Non-attendance or lack of effort in following seminar prompts. Poor attitude, listening skills and/or follow up work not completed.||Active participant in goal breakdown and calendaring process, group discussions, at least one follow up calendar completed.||Fully interested and engaged. Whiteboard exercise participant. Two calendars completed as follow up work.||/150|
|Fear Reaction||#4, #5, #7||Non-attendance or lack of effort in completing FRP exercise and/or fear game. Poor attitude, listening skills and/or follow up calendar work not completed.||Completion of personal FRP, classroom exercises, discussion and Fear game. Homework completed within 2-weeks of due date.||Completion of personal FRP and follow up work (3×5). Verbal participation and willingness to share in partner work and group discussion.||/150|
|Concentration||#4, #5, #7||Non-attendance or lack of effort in completing concentration grid discussion, exercise, and/or partner work. Poor attitude, listening skills and/or follow up grids not completed.||Active participation in classroom discussion, grids and partner work. Follow up grids (3) completed within 2-weeks of due date.||Engaged and contribuint participant of grid discussion, partner work and follow up assignment turned in one week after session.||/150|
|Effort, Attitude and Sportsmanship||#1a/b/c, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, #7||Attitude or behavior videolations towards coaches (2), and or negative sportsmanship to teammates (2). General lack of effort, unwillingness to work beyond comfort and lack of interest in improvement.||Primarily positive with a sincere diesire to improve. Strong effort with limited coaching reminders. One or fewer behavior violation.||Consistently searching to improve. Psoitive attitude, sportsmanship, strong work effort and diligent effort. Positively supported teammates and responded well to coaching prompts . No behavior violations.||/200|
The following topics will comprise the overall course content, workouts and classroom sessions:
- MLB Combine Evaluation, Baseline physical assessment, Baseball skill assessment
- Fielding Fundamentals
- Hitting Fundamentals
- Goal Setting and Accomplishment
- Speed, Strength and Agility training
- Skill Training
- Concentration as a skill
- Dynamic Flexibility warm up
- Ambidexterity and Juggling
- Time Management and Self-Confidence
- Baseball Athleticism
- College Questionnaire
- Generate the list of your schools
- Create Initial Interest Email/Letter with profile
- Create sample email
- Create sample video