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Diofitness Baseball Clinic | Dec. 30th, 2023

Migdoel 'Dio' Miranda

Founder, Diofitness & Author

A former pro baseball player who has been training and coaching speakers, amateur and professional athletes, celebrities and ordinary people since 2000, Dio Miranda teaches how to use simple daily strategies to live a life of exceptional health and vitality. 

A native of Carolina, Puerto Rico,
Dio was recruited by University of Memphis Lambuth in Jackson, Tennessee to play college baseball, then went on to play professional baseball in the Independent League and Winter League in Puerto Rico so he was quite familiar with the training necessary for athletes at a high level. While in college, Dio had the great experience of teaching disabled students as part of his degree program. 

Some of Dio's credentials include:

  •  B.S. Special Educational & Physical Education 

  •  National Academy of Sports Medicine-PES 

  •  ELDOA practitioner- Legacy Sport & Wellness Center 

  •  Oxygen Advantage® Functional Breathing Instructor

  •  CHEK Institute-Corrective High-Perfomamce Exercise Kinesiology-CHEK III

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Joe Espada

Manager, Houston Astros MLB

After finishing the 2023 season as the bench coach, Joe was officially named the Astros' manager. 

 

Previously, In addition to his bench coach responsibilities, Joe also served as infield coach and has mentored some of the game’s biggest stars, including Jose Altuve, Alex Bregman, Carlos Correa, Yuli Gurriel, and 2022 Gold Glove winner and 2022 World Series MVP Jeremy Peña. In 2021, both Correa and Gurriel earned the Rawlings Gold Glove Award, while the Astros earned the Rawlings AL Team Gold Glove Award. Additionally, under Espada’s tutelage, the Astros have utilized more defensive shifts than any other Major League club. In 2020, the Astros' .991 team fielding pct. was tops in the Majors.

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9:45-10:00 Clinic Check-in
10:00-10:25 Introduction/Baseball Absolutes 
10:25-10:40 Stretch/Warm-ups
10:40-11:20

  • Baserunning

  • Fitness

11:20-11:25 Water/reset groups

11:25-12:45 Hitting in cages

12:45-1:20 On-field hitting 

  • Live baserunning 

  • Live shagging 

  • Fitness

1:20-1:40 Closing/ Decompression techniques of the body/Baseball IQ presentation
1:40-2:00 Kids clean/ talk with Espada and Dio

Clinic Curriculum

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