BASEBALL & SOFTBALL ACADEMY
231.622.3634
PETOSKEY | MICHIGAN

PROGRAMS

“My daughter loves going to The Lab. Toby is extremely knowledgeable in every aspect of the game. He is also great with the kids. Within a couple of visits, my daughter’s bat speed increased by a ton! Just a GREAT overall experience!” Matt Rothfuss, Petoskey

MAXIMIZE YOUR SKILLS

The TM Academy for baseball and softball will help maximize your child's skills in a facets of the game.


From how to train properly, to preparing yourself mentally for practice and games, Toby McFarland will work with each child to produce the best results possible.

Our programs are open to all ages, both girls and boys. We encourage children that have a desire to become a better player and maximize their potential.


Remember this type of dedication is not for everyone. If you decide that you want to push yourself and give it everything you have to maximize your potential, then The Lab is for you!


All of our Academies are designed specifically for each individual player based on their skill level. If you have never played or if you are wanting to play at the next level or anything in between we will push you, motivate you and encourage you to reach your goals as a player.

TAKE YOUR GAME TO THE NEXT LEVEL

  • Proper Mechanics
  • Baseball / Softball IQ
  • Defensive Fundamentals
  • In-Game Strategies
  • How To Practice Mentally Tough Situations
  • Increase Speed / Agility
  • Build Explosive Power
YOU WILL LEARN

"Toby provides a very positive atmosphere centered on fundamentals, hard work, and repetition. I've seen my son's confidence level rise since he's been working out with Toby." Carlin Smith, Petoskey

"I can't say enough about Toby's dedication to teaching baseball. The Lab is a great place to go if you want to elevate your game." Zeke Eberly, Petoskey

"To believe in myself and have a good work ethic, you can do anything if u have a good mind set. Toby is always there for me if I need him, he’s got my back. He has taught me how to play smart and build me up with confidence. The best part about working with Toby is that he taught me how to hit bombs!" Tim Lake, TM Academy student

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP

Love our Academies the Lab?

Get an annual membership to keep your skills sharp and improve your game. This is a great opportunity to save money and become a better player!

Annual Lab Membership (Limited Availability)


Monthly payments $255 to be billed on the 15TH of each month.
This Membership is for the serious Athletes that are wanting to work their Softball, or Baseball craft year around. “Work when they’re not working”


Includes:


Spring Training Academy $800
10 one Hour Private Sessions


Summer Academy $850
10 one hour Private Sessions
3 Open Lab Hours


Fall Academy $640
8 one hour Private Sessions.


Winter Hitting, and Defensive Academy $800
8 one hour Private Sessions


Lab privileges $240
12 Thirty minute Open Lab Sessions to be used at your leisure on Scheduled Open Lab Days. Open Lab days will be determined prior to each Academy.


Academy Priority Scheduling:
As a Annual Lab Member you will have first choice of your Time Slots for all Academy’s except the Summer Program.


Value. $3,330.00



Open Lab:
Private use of The Lab. Hitting, Pitching, Defense and Video.


All Academy’s includes complete Video Analysis.


Understanding that Sessions during each academy may be missed. Any missed sessions will be able to be made up. You will have 14 months from your Annual Membership start date to make any missed sessions.

SUMMER ACADEMY

The TM Academy offers year-round programs to kids of all ages, both girls and boys.

WHAT Softball & Baseball Academy @ The LAB PETOSKEY

STARTING June 1, 2022

DURATION 10 weeks

COST $670


This is available for individuals or groups of 4.


INDIVIDUALS Get one one one training. One hour per week, for ten weeks.


GROUPS Instruction for groups of 4. Two hours per week, for ten weeks.



Generating Speed using ground forces is our platform. We will do an initial assessment which includes Exit Velocity, Throwing Velocity, Grip Strength, Hamstring Flexibility, Broad Jump and 60 time. You WILL increase all of these numbers in our program. More importantly you will learn the small nuances of the game to increase your on-field IQ. This combination will give you confidence, which will ultimately give you the results you’re looking for.


CHOOSE EITHER:


Hitting and Defensive Academy:


30 minutes sharpening your defense

On average 120 reps on different defensive drills that include glove work, foot work, and arm strengthening.


30 minutes hitting

On average you will take a 100 swings in 30 min. 50 off the Tee where you will be doing the drills specific to the things we are working on with you. Then 50 in the cage where you will focus on putting your drill work in action.



Baseball Pitching Academy:


15-minute stretch and warm up routine.


35-minute Bull Pen:

Focus on specific drills to learn to throw with your body using the kinetic chain. This will give you more power and consistency with all your pitches, most importantly this will help take care of your arm. 99% of the time there is a mechanical reason that players develop arm problems as they get older.


This is also the time we will cover Pitch Sequences (How to pitch to certain hitters and what pitches to throw in different situations. Depending on where you are at physically, we will teach the proper way to throw a Curve Ball, Slider, and Change Up.


15-minute Pitcher fielding practice (PFP)

This time will be spent working on different pick off moves. Why and when to use them including a basic Step-Off.
Fielding bunts and covering different situations that can come up during a game.


All sessions are Videoed and forwarded to you along with specific drills that are to be done at home.

Remember in order to maximize your potential you MUST do you drill work at home!


Please call 231-622-3634 to set up your in person meet and greet. We feel it’s important to meet with us prior to committing to The Labs Academies. We would like to hit the ground running on day one of training!

FALL ACADEMY

WHAT Softball & Baseball Academy @ The LAB PETOSKEY

STARTING October 1, 2021

DURATION 8 weeks
COST $670


This is available for individuals or groups of 4.


INDIVIDUALS Get one one one training. One hour per week, for eight weeks.


GROUPS Instruction for groups of 4. Two hours per week, for eight weeks.



Generating Speed using ground forces is our platform. We will do an initial assessment which includes Exit Velocity, Throwing Velocity, Grip Strength, Hamstring Flexibility, Broad Jump and 60 time. You WILL increase all of these numbers in our program. More importantly you will learn the small nuances of the game to increase your on-field IQ. This combination will give you confidence, which will ultimately give you the results you’re looking for.


CHOOSE EITHER:


Hitting and Defensive Academy:


30 minutes sharpening your defense

On average 120 reps on different defensive drills that include glove work, foot work, and arm strengthening.


30 minutes hitting

On average you will take a 100 swings in 30 min. 50 off the Tee where you will be doing the drills specific to the things we are working on with you. Then 50 in the cage where you will focus on putting your drill work in action.



Baseball Pitching Academy:


15-minute stretch and warm up routine.


35-minute Bull Pen:

Focus on specific drills to learn to throw with your body using the kinetic chain. This will give you more power and consistency with all your pitches, most importantly this will help take care of your arm. 99% of the time there is a mechanical reason that players develop arm problems as they get older.


This is also the time we will cover Pitch Sequences (How to pitch to certain hitters and what pitches to throw in different situations. Depending on where you are at physically, we will teach the proper way to throw a Curve Ball, Slider, and Change Up.


15-minute Pitcher fielding practice (PFP)

This time will be spent working on different pick off moves. Why and when to use them including a basic Step-Off.
Fielding bunts and covering different situations that can come up during a game.


All sessions are Videoed and forwarded to you along with specific drills that are to be done at home.

Remember in order to maximize your potential you MUST do you drill work at home!


Please call 231-622-3634 to set up your in person meet and greet. We feel it’s important to meet with us prior to committing to The Labs Academies. We would like to hit the ground running on day one of training!

WINTER ACADEMY

WHAT Softball & Baseball Academy @ The LAB PETOSKEY

STARTING tbd

DURATION 8 weeks

COST $670


This is available for individuals or groups of 4.


INDIVIDUALS Get one one one training. One hour per week, for eight weeks.


GROUPS Instruction for groups of 4. Two hours per week, for eight weeks.



Generating Speed using ground forces is our platform. We will do an initial assessment which includes Exit Velocity, Throwing Velocity, Grip Strength, Hamstring Flexibility, Broad Jump and 60 time. You WILL increase all of these numbers in our program. More importantly you will learn the small nuances of the game to increase your on-field IQ. This combination will give you confidence, which will ultimately give you the results you’re looking for.


CHOOSE EITHER:


Hitting and Defensive Academy:


30 minutes sharpening your defense

On average 120 reps on different defensive drills that include glove work, foot work, and arm strengthening.


30 minutes hitting

On average you will take a 100 swings in 30 min. 50 off the Tee where you will be doing the drills specific to the things we are working on with you. Then 50 in the cage where you will focus on putting your drill work in action.



Baseball Pitching Academy:


15-minute stretch and warm up routine.


35-minute Bull Pen:

Focus on specific drills to learn to throw with your body using the kinetic chain. This will give you more power and consistency with all your pitches, most importantly this will help take care of your arm. 99% of the time there is a mechanical reason that players develop arm problems as they get older.


This is also the time we will cover Pitch Sequences (How to pitch to certain hitters and what pitches to throw in different situations. Depending on where you are at physically, we will teach the proper way to throw a Curve Ball, Slider, and Change Up.


15-minute Pitcher fielding practice (PFP)

This time will be spent working on different pick off moves. Why and when to use them including a basic Step-Off.
Fielding bunts and covering different situations that can come up during a game.


All sessions are Videoed and forwarded to you along with specific drills that are to be done at home.

Remember in order to maximize your potential you MUST do you drill work at home!


Please call 231-622-3634 to set up your in person meet and greet. We feel it’s important to meet with us prior to committing to The Labs Academies. We would like to hit the ground running on day one of training!

SPRING TRAINING ACADEMY

WHAT Softball & Baseball Academy @ The LAB PETOSKEY

STARTING tbd

DURATION 10 weeks

COST $850


This is available for individuals or groups of 4.


INDIVIDUALS Get one one one training. One hour per week, for ten weeks.


GROUPS Instruction for groups of 4. Two hours per week, for ten weeks.



Generating Speed using ground forces is our platform. We will do an initial assessment which includes Exit Velocity, Throwing Velocity, Grip Strength, Hamstring Flexibility, Broad Jump and 60 time. You WILL increase all of these numbers in our program. More importantly you will learn the small nuances of the game to increase your on-field IQ. This combination will give you confidence, which will ultimately give you the results you’re looking for.


CHOOSE EITHER:


Hitting and Defensive Academy:


30 minutes sharpening your defense

On average 120 reps on different defensive drills that include glove work, foot work, and arm strengthening.


30 minutes hitting

On average you will take a 100 swings in 30 min. 50 off the Tee where you will be doing the drills specific to the things we are working on with you. Then 50 in the cage where you will focus on putting your drill work in action.



Baseball Pitching Academy:


15-minute stretch and warm up routine.


35-minute Bull Pen:

Focus on specific drills to learn to throw with your body using the kinetic chain. This will give you more power and consistency with all your pitches, most importantly this will help take care of your arm. 99% of the time there is a mechanical reason that players develop arm problems as they get older.


This is also the time we will cover Pitch Sequences (How to pitch to certain hitters and what pitches to throw in different situations. Depending on where you are at physically, we will teach the proper way to throw a Curve Ball, Slider, and Change Up.


15-minute Pitcher fielding practice (PFP)

This time will be spent working on different pick off moves. Why and when to use them including a basic Step-Off.
Fielding bunts and covering different situations that can come up during a game.


All sessions are Videoed and forwarded to you along with specific drills that are to be done at home.

Remember in order to maximize your potential you MUST do you drill work at home!


Please call 231-622-3634 to set up your in person meet and greet. We feel it’s important to meet with us prior to committing to The Labs Academies. We would like to hit the ground running on day one of training!

The Lab Petoskey
The original location, located in downtown Petoskey.