Baseball Training

Next Level Performance baseball training provides an environment where student-athletes are able to improve their performance on and off the field. Led by experienced baseball technician, Kirk Nakama, NLP baseball training brings a dedicated focus on the fundamental skills of hitting, pitching, catching & fielding.

COACH:  K Nakama (2)Kirk Nakama

A native of San Jose, California, Kirk is the son of San Jose State head baseball coach Dave Nakama. A stand-out athlete in both football and baseball at St. Francis High School, Kirk opted to play college football at Western Michigan University. After walking on his freshman year, Kirk earned a full scholarship his sophomore season and appeared in 36 games and 2 bowl games as the Broncos’ starting long snapper. Prior to joining the Next Level family, Kirk spent a season as an assistant special teams coach on WMU’s football coaching staff.


  • Male athletes Grades 3 – 8


  • Grades 3 – 5:
    • Tuesdays, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
  • Grades 6 – 8:
    • Tuesdays, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.


  • Session 1:  April 11 – May 16
  • Session 2:  May 23 – June 27
  • Session 3:  July 11 – August 15


  • Pre-register: $270/6 weeks


  • NLP Training Facility – 8001-B Angling Rd., Portage

Summer Memberships

Train with Next Level this summer and gain access to all NLP core programs at 1 flat rate.

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