JR Torero Baseball Academy North County Hitting Camp … 85% Full


Ages: 7-14

Location: Poinsettia Park – Carlsbad, CA

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 to Saturday, December 30, 2017

Starts: 9:00am / Ends: 3:30pm

Registration Closed


Junior Torero Baseball Academy coming back to North County SD for our now famous and annual sold out 4 day offense camp with USD Hitting Coach and Recruiting Cooordinator – Brad Marcelino. He has coached among others 5 consecutive high draft picks: Kris Bryant (1st round – #2 overall) – ’13, Connor Joe (1st round – 39th overall) – ’14, Kyle Holder (1st round – 30th overall) – ’15, Bryson Brigman (3rd round – 87th pick overall) – ’16, Riley Adams (3rd round – 99th pick overall) – ’17. The 2017 Toreros were again a division 1 national offensive leader with 3 players having double digit home runs and ranked in the top 20 nationally in doubles. As a team the 2017 Toreros reached a national ranking as high as #19.



Due to the high level instruction/coaches this camp sells out every winter while also being priced around $10/hr – please remember we CANNOT hold spots and once the camp roster is full online registration will close.


This camp will primarily be focused on offense plus instruction on the torero arm care, arm strengthening and throwing program. Learn skills from USD staff, players,professional players that want to see you leaving camp as an improved player!


1. Learn the USD Hitting System that has produced 5 consecutive top 100 MLB draft picks and numerous team offensive national rankings
2. Complete Offensive Player: Base Running, Bunting, Approach, Offspeed Hitting, etc.
3. Mental Toughness/Training and Frustration Management
4. Shoulder/Arm Care Program and Arm Strengthening Throwing Program
5. Flexibility/Strength/Speed/Agility for baseball specific movements


LIMITED CAMPER SPOTS: We will be limiting the number of camper spots, once camp roster is full registration will close


The USD offense has continually been one of the premier offenses in the nation and over the past 6 years has ranked among the best in total bases and lowest strike out percentage – Learn the Torero hitting program, drills, terminology, check points, fundamentals, that have allowed USD to continually produce some of the best position players in the nation and consistent top round MLB draft picks. 


Complete Offensive Player
Expand your game by learning how to execute various skills that will take your offensive game to the next level. Learn not only how to hit the baseball correctly but learn other offensive skills that will make you an all-around better offensive player. We will review: base running, sliding correctly, bunting, approach, pitcher’s tendencies, off speed hitting, hitting plus velocity, etc.


Mental Toughness/Training
Learn USD’s mental training that allows players to be consistent, control emotions, be detailed with the process and not letting the situation dictate performance. Learn our system to perform under high pressure situations and how to manage frustration with specific steps from our team sports performance coaches.


Strength/Speed Agility
Go through our stretch/flexibility routine and speed/agility training that we incorporate with our players on a weekly basis. These movements that we teach when performed consistently will allow you to perform at a much faster, more explosive pace while maintaining body control.


Arm Care/Strengthening/Throwing Program
The primary focus of this camp is offense but we will teach one of the most important parts of the game for young players – arm care. Learn the Torero arm care, arm strengthening and throwing program.

Regardless of your skill level we can accommodate you at camp because you will be grouped with campers your same age/skill level. All campers can be assured of an equal amount of playing time during regularly scheduled camp scrimmages with teammates of their age and skill level. The coaching staff provides positive encouragement We will teach each camper a skill set so they are a better all-around player.




Sample Daily Camp Schedule
08:30 – 09:00 Registration
09:00 – 09:15 Introduction and plan for the day
09:15 – 09:30 Flexibility, Speed and agility routine
09:30 – 09:40 Arm care program
09:40 – 10:00 Arm strengthening throwing routine
10:05 – 10:25 Base running Fundamental
10:25 – 10:55 Hitting fundamentals 10:55 – 11:00 Break
11:05 – 11:55 The Torero hitting system – mechanical check points
12:00 – 01:00 LUNCH BREAK
01:05 – 01:15 Hitting talk (i.e. 2 strike approach, hunting lanes, rhythm, posture, hitting off speed, hitting pitchers with plus velocity, etc.)
01:20 – 01:35 Speed and agility routine with base running
01:40 – 03:15: Offensive rotations including mental toughness/training talk and simulated games
03:15 – 03:30 Review, clean up and PICK UP



Each camper must bring his own baseball equipment. Players should bring a glove, bat, batting gloves, helmet, cleats/spikes, running shoes or turf shoes, hat, and any other equipment they feel necessary to compete. Please mark camper’s names on all items. The camp is not responsible for lost belongings.



Camper Registration and Check-in 8:30am.



Poinsettia Park – Field #1
6600 Hidden Valley Rd.
Carlsbad, CA 92011



Lunch not provided – bring own lunch and snacks for the day. Water jugs are available if you bring an empty bottle.


Please check your email regularly as this is our primary way we communicate. Any additional information that we need to convey as the camp draws closer will be passed on to you via the e-mail address that you supplied when you signed up for camp. Please make it a habit to check your e-mail daily, this will eliminate any confusion and or miscommunication.



Questions regarding Torero Baseball Camps ….Email Bradley Marcelino bradmarcelino@sandiego.edu