Batting Cages, Pitching, Fitness Training, and Coaching 

UP THE MIDDLE: Batting Cages & Fitness Training





Sarah has been doing speed, strength and agility training at  Up The Middle for three years working with boys and girls to develop  strength and agility for sport.  Sarah also is a 2nd degree black belt, trains at her families Martial Arts Studio, runs her own site and is the Mind Body Program Trainer at Crystal Springs Middle School 

Wednesday Nights

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Ages 12 to 18



Training with Sarah

Nor Cal Sports Baseball Academy will host tryouts for our 9u and possibly 10u teams in Spring of 2019 for our 2019 Summer/Fall season. If you are looking for a travel baseball program that focuses on positive development, teaches fundamentals of the game at the highest level, maintains a positive atmosphere, and all while competing at an elite level, you are in the right place. NCS teams will compete at local tournament venues in Santa Clara or Fremont and may travel to Santa Cruz or Manteca. All tournaments are played under Major League rules and are full kid pitch with leads. Eligible players for the 9u team should be born between 05/01/2010 and 04/30/2011, 10u between 05/01/2009 and 04/30/2010.

9u registration is open now. Registration spaces will be limited so register today! 

If you are interested in our 10u team please email and provide notice of interest, player information including birth date and favorite positions, and contact information.

Up The Middle (UTM) is a 5,000 square-foot indoor facility with four lanes of batting cages. State-of-the-art training includes video analysis for hitting and pitching, and private and group instruction, as well as team and individual sports performance and physical fitness training. 

Geared toward team and group lessons by reservation. UTM also offers private and small group lessons.


Sarah Agoff will be offering a four week self defense seminar on Monday evenings at 7pm to 8pm starting on Monday the 14th of January. 

Seminars are set up specifically for girls and young women to raise awareness and introduce basic self-defense techniques. Instructor Sarah Agoff, is a second degree black belt with ten years of teaching experience and has a BS in Kinesiology. For many years, Sarah has been dedicated to teaching martial arts and self-defense to students of many ages. 

$45 per class or $160 for 4!

Sam Duran played collegiate softball at UCLA and is currently the assistant softball coach at CSU East Bay.  THURSDAY she will be running hitting clinics- by appointment.  $25 per hour for group hitting.

6:30pm to 7:30pm-  10U and 12U

7:30pm to 8:30pm- 14U and up


January 17th,  24th and 31st!!!!!!!!

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Hitting with Sam Duran

Up The Middle provides sport-specific training, personal training and physical fitness. Also: Speed, agility, quickness, core stability, plyometrics, and strength training. 

Fitness Training 


Batting Cages


Softball and Baseball Cages.  
a new top-rated facility for hitting, pitching and sport training.


Up The Middle Core Batting and Fitness Training is designed to give athletes the ability to train year-round. Take your hitting, pitching and fielding to the next level, as well as your athletic development, speed, agility and power.  


Our complete facility includes four indoor lanes, perfect for hitting or pitching.  The lanes can move to open up space for fielding and physical training. Outside we have two dirt pitching lanes for a game-like feel!