December 21, 2014

High Level Throwing: Water Bottle Size for Youth Athletes

I've written about the Water Bottle Drill and it's importance in learning High Level Throwing Patterns… [more]

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Baseball/Softball Training: Prowler Push & Pull

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: Accommodating Resistance Squats

Band Resistance Squats have an ascending strength curve, meaning you will apply more force as the bands… [more]

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“Knees Out” Debate – High Level Throwing Application

I recently wrote an article on squat technique and the "Knees Out" vs "Knees In" Debate. If you missed… [more]

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“Knees Out” Debate – Squat Patterns

Below is an awesome series of videos posted by Kelley Starrett of MobilityWod.com. Kelley is a DPT and… [more]

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High Level Throwing: Water Bottle Size for Youth Athletes

I’ve written about the Water Bottle Drill and it’s importance in learning High Level Throwing Patterns vs the common “L” Drill technique that has been used for so many years by so many coaches. With more and more middle school and youth athletes training at our facility and working on throwing patterns, more specifically arm […]

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Baseball/Softball Training: Prowler Push & Pull

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. This article will focus on Prowler Push & Pulls which will create more of a cardiovascular effect rather than just linear or lateral speed. However, there […]

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Baseball/Softball Training: Accommodating Resistance Squats

Band Resistance Squats have an ascending strength curve, meaning you will apply more force as the bands are stretched. The exercise becomes more difficult as you accelerate the weight upwards. The most tension will be from about 130º of knee flexion to full knee and hip extension (where most sporting movements occur). A study published […]

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“Knees Out” Debate – High Level Throwing Application

I recently wrote an article on squat technique and the “Knees Out” vs “Knees In” Debate. If you missed it, you can find it HERE. But can we take this a bit further? Can we apply the knees out debate to throwing patterns? Will this increase the resistance between that back hip and trunk? Let’s […]

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“Knees Out” Debate – Squat Patterns

Below is an awesome series of videos posted by Kelley Starrett of MobilityWod.com. Kelley is a DPT and works with high level athletes in all sports. These videos are a bit lengthy but the content is outstanding. The focus is on knee position and how to create torque at the right place with a stable […]