November 26, 2014

Baseball/Softball Training: 3-Point Contact Y’s

I recently had some discussions with a physical therapist about how to incorporate efficient lower trap… [more]

Baseball/Softball Training: 3-Point Contact Y’s Baseball/Softball Training: 3-Point Contact Y's

Baseball/Softball Training: SL RDL on Unstable Surface

This is a great exercise to incorporate into your Movement Training Day or as an Active Recovery between… [more]

Baseball/Softball Training: SL RDL on Unstable Surface Baseball/Softball Training: SL RDL on Unstable Surface

Exercise of the Week: Band Knee Drives

Band Knee Drives or Accommodating Resistance Knee Drives is another great sprint technique drill and… [more]

Exercise of the Week: Band Knee Drives Exercise of the Week: Band Knee Drives

High Level Throwing: 1/2 Kneeling Hip to Trunk Relationship Throw

Getting athletes to understand the hip to trunk relationship with normal step and throws is often a difficult… [more]

High Level Throwing: 1/2 Kneeling Hip to Trunk Relationship Throw High Level Throwing: 1/2 Kneeling Hip to Trunk Relationship Throw

Baseball/Softball Development: Practice Plans & Post Game Recaps

Practice Plans and Post Game Recaps are important pieces to the development process of an athlete. Athlete's… [more]

Baseball/Softball Development: Practice Plans & Post Game Recaps Baseball/Softball Development: Practice Plans & Post Game Recaps

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Baseball/Softball Training: 3-Point Contact Y’s

I recently had some discussions with a physical therapist about how to incorporate efficient lower trap exercises into a group training session without compromising technique. She mentioned modifying the Prone Y Exercise (performed on a table) to a 3-Point Contact Y exercise. This modification is awesome due to the effectiveness of the movement, how easily […]

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Baseball/Softball Training: SL RDL on Unstable Surface

This is a great exercise to incorporate into your Movement Training Day or as an Active Recovery between sets. We are using a foam pad to create an unstable surface, which will challenge the athlete’s balance and coordination. Performing this exercise with your shoes off will allow you to activate some of the smaller muscles […]

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Exercise of the Week: Band Knee Drives

Band Knee Drives or Accommodating Resistance Knee Drives is another great sprint technique drill and an excellent warm up exercise prior to any training session. This drill reinforces proper movement patterns of the hips, knees and ankles during a sprint. The band will increases its resistance as the athlete moves through to the top portion […]

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High Level Throwing: 1/2 Kneeling Hip to Trunk Relationship Throw

Getting athletes to understand the hip to trunk relationship with normal step and throws is often a difficult task. We need athletes to feel their trunk/torso (above the hips to the sternum) turn back against the hips. They need to feel this without compromising the total throwing sequence. There’s a very simple drill that will […]

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Baseball/Softball Development: Practice Plans & Post Game Recaps

Practice Plans and Post Game Recaps are important pieces to the development process of an athlete. Athlete’s need to see the daily practice plan to get mentally prepared AND athletes need to receive feedback after games in order to understand the positives or missed opportunities that occur during the game. When I played at UConn, […]