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Iowa Max Bat Baseball Camp

On January 31st, Diamond Dreams Sports Academy will be partnering with Team MaxBat for the 2nd annual Iowa MaxBat Baseball Camp, hosted at Diamond Dreams. This all skills camp is for ages 9 and up and will help the participants gain college exposure! It is our goal, at Diamond Dreams, to help children of all…

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Happy 2015!

We hope everyone had a great holiday season… Welcome to 2015! Although we LOVE the holidays, our schedules can get pretty hectic, as I’m sure they do for you as well. We are looking forward to the New Year and hope you stick along for the ride! There are many exciting things happening at Diamond…

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Throwing Progressions and Pitch Counts

For the last article in this three part series, we wanted to share with you some information about throwing progressions and pitch counts. Instilling the importance a proper throwing progression in a young pitcher will carry with them for the rest of their career. Likewise, limiting the amount of pitches thrown can significantly prolong their…

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Holiday Kid Zone

Jingle bell, Jingle bell, Jingle bell rock! The holiday season is here! Snow is falling, Christmas Carols are in full swing and the sweet smell of peppermint and hot cocoa fill the air! It’s no different at Diamond Dreams! Other than weatherproofing our facility for the harsh winter ahead, we’re also getting ready for Christmas!…

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Tyler Blum- Multi Sport Athlete

We all know Tyler Blum as the RedZone football guy, but did you know he was a multi-sport athlete? The following interview gives us a quick glance of Blum’s athletic career. Enjoy!   What high school did you attend and what sports did you compete in? Positions? Walnut High School in Walnut, Iowa. Football: Tight…

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Pitching Mechanics and Warning Signs

As the second article of this 3 part series, we will cover the basic baseball pitching mechanics and warning signs that are associated with incorrect mechanics. If you missed the first part of this series, you can read it here. Here is an obvious statement: Incorrect pitching mechanics can cause major injury to a pitcher.…

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Help with the Diamond Dreams Food Drive!

This year, the Dream Team has decided to host a Food Drive to benefit HACAP (Hawkeye Area Community Action Program). According to HACAP, “In Iowa, 90,000 households have limited access to safe and nutritious foods”. It is our goal to help provide Iowans in need with food during the harsh winter and to increase awareness of Iowa’s…