October 31, 2014

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]

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Baseball/Softball Training: Sled Drags

The Sled or "Prowler" is a great tool for Linear Speed, Lateral Speed or Cardiovascular Training. WHEN… [more]

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Baseball/Softball Training: Efficacy of Ladder Drills

How effective are Ladder Drills and what are they actually training? I recently brought back ladder… [more]

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High Level Throwing: Hand Position & 4-Seam Grip

When an athlete is able to understand basic baseball and softball fundamentals such as throwing, swinging,… [more]

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Baseball/Softball Training: Supine Band Hip Extension

The Supine Hip Extension is a great precursor into the barbell hip extension exercise. Athletes will… [more]

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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, […]

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Baseball/Softball Training: Sled Drags

The Sled or “Prowler” is a great tool for Linear Speed, Lateral Speed or Cardiovascular Training. WHEN and HOW it’s used is important because specific athletes have specific needs. Using the Sled for the wrong reasons can be detrimental to an athlete’s development so make sure you implement this exercise correctly. This goes back to […]

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Baseball/Softball Training: Efficacy of Ladder Drills

How effective are Ladder Drills and what are they actually training? I recently brought back ladder drills as part of our athletes’ warm up and movement pattern training and here’s the reason why. Ladder Drills for Warm Ups Ladders can be used as a Dynamic Warm Up to break up the routine, especially for youth […]

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High Level Throwing: Hand Position & 4-Seam Grip

When an athlete is able to understand basic baseball and softball fundamentals such as throwing, swinging, fielding and bunting, hand positioning and grip awareness during a throw should also be discussed. The majority of athletes who come to us from other programs are still unaware of hand positioning or what a 4-Seam grip is. These […]

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Baseball/Softball Training: Supine Band Hip Extension

The Supine Hip Extension is a great precursor into the barbell hip extension exercise. Athletes will start out with just body weight hip extensions and then progress to the band exercise before moving into the barbell movement. This exercise is great for controlling the pelvis and glute/hamstring activation. Squeezing the ball placed between the knees […]