September 2, 2014

Hight Level Throwing: Water Bottle Drill w/ Focus on Elbow Extension

The "Water Bottle" Drill teaches an athlete to develop high level throwing patterns via motor learning.… [more]

Hight Level Throwing: Water Bottle Drill w/ Focus on Elbow Extension Hight Level Throwing: Water Bottle Drill w/ Focus on Elbow Extension

Exercise of The Week: Supine Band Press

Supine Band Press is just another way to incorporate "Accommodating Resistance" into an athlete's training… [more]

Exercise of The Week: Supine Band Press Exercise of The Week: Supine Band Press

Exercise of the Week: Band Lunge w/ Rotation

This is a great pre-work exercise or one to add in between working sets as an Active Recovery. There… [more]

Exercise of the Week: Band Lunge w/ Rotation Exercise of the Week: Band Lunge w/ Rotation

Baseball/Softball Training: Eccentric Hamstring Lowers

The Exercise Eccentric Hamstring Lowers (Nordic Hamstring Lowers) are a great exercise to incorporate… [more]

Baseball/Softball Training: Eccentric Hamstring Lowers Baseball/Softball Training: Eccentric Hamstring Lowers

High Level Throwing: No More “L” Drill, “L” Starts or “L” Anything!

I recently came across a video on throwing mechanics discussed by Sue Enquist of UCLA, who by the way… [more]

High Level Throwing: No More “L” Drill, “L” Starts or “L” Anything! High Level Throwing: No More "L" Drill, "L" Starts or "L" Anything!

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Hight Level Throwing: Water Bottle Drill w/ Focus on Elbow Extension

The “Water Bottle” Drill teaches an athlete to develop high level throwing patterns via motor learning. Positions cannot be taught in a throw. Movements need to be the focus. This is why the “L” Drill is so detrimental for baseball & softball players, where a specific position is the focus and not the actual movement […]

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Exercise of The Week: Supine Band Press

Supine Band Press is just another way to incorporate “Accommodating Resistance” into an athlete’s training protocol. Band exercises focus on training different parts of the strength curve based on the different resistance applied during different stages of the movement. Strength Curve & Accommodating Resistance The press exercise has an ascending strength curve, meaning you can […]

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Exercise of the Week: Band Lunge w/ Rotation

This is a great pre-work exercise or one to add in between working sets as an Active Recovery. There is hip mobility, single leg balance, anti-rotation resistance and shoulder stabilization within this exercise! Right Lunge Left Lunge The Exercise Start with the band attached to a low post. Your hands should be positioned on the […]

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Baseball/Softball Training: Eccentric Hamstring Lowers

The Exercise Eccentric Hamstring Lowers (Nordic Hamstring Lowers) are a great exercise to incorporate into any workout as part of your pre-work selection or as a “tweener” exercise between multi-joint movements. Eccentric training is important for all athletes as most injuries occur when the body decelerates. This includes cutting, changing direction, stopping after a max […]

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High Level Throwing: No More “L” Drill, “L” Starts or “L” Anything!

I recently came across a video on throwing mechanics discussed by Sue Enquist of UCLA, who by the way is one of the greatest softball coaches of all time and an exceptional speaker. I will be reaching out to Sue to discuss High Level Throwing Patterns. I hope she can see the difference between “L” […]