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Skills Training

At the home of the Minnesota Twins Training Academy

Get ready for the season by sharpening your skills! Minnesota Twins Camps along with the Lovdahl Pitching Academy staff will lead a new baseball skills training program for 6-9 year-olds. We will focus on throwing, hitting and fielding and overall skill development. Each participant will receive a t-shirt.


Date, Time and Locations

  1. Spring I: Saturday mornings, April 1-May 6, 2017 (11 a.m.- 12 p.m. on Sports Hall Field C)
  2. Fall I: Saturday mornings, September 23-November 4, 2017, No Class October 21 (11 a.m.- 12 p.m. on Sports Hall C)
  3. Fall II: Saturday mornings, November 11-December 16 (11 a.m. -12 p.m. on Sports Hall C)

Program Fee

  • $78/per person

Refund Policy

  • Refunds are not issued for cancelled registrations.  Cancelled registrations can be transferred to a future session.

Instructor Profile

The Lovdahl Pitching Academy and staff on the Minnesota Twins Youth Training Academy will be instructing.

Lead instructor: Matt Held

Matt, an Iowa native, had the opportunity to play in a great high school baseball system where him and his team made it to two 4A State tournament appearances. Matt then took his knowledge and acquired skills to the collegiate level. An injury stopped his career short, but not his passion for the game. Now, Matt has been the lead youth instructor with the Minnesota Twins Training Academy for the past three years.

" The opportunity to help the younger generations by teaching them skills I learned throughout my career, that are applicable to youth baseball has been an amazing one, and I plan to do so for years to come." - Matt Held

Eric Besse


Phone: 763.717.3238

Gabby Lister


Phone: 763.717.3231 Fx: 763.785.3660