October 1, 2014

Baseball/Softball Training: Supine Band Hip Extension

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

Baseball/Softball Training: Supine Band Hip Extension Baseball/Softball Training: Supine Band Hip Extension

Baseball/Softball Training: Overhead Walking Lunge

The Overhead Walking Lunge is a great exercise for all athletes, especially for the youth population… [more]

Baseball/Softball Training: Overhead Walking Lunge Baseball/Softball Training: Overhead Walking Lunge

Baseball/Softball Training: Rotation MB Throws

I've written about Rotation MB Throws in a previous article, What Sport Specificity Really Means but… [more]

Baseball/Softball Training: Rotation MB Throws Baseball/Softball Training: Rotation MB Throws

High Level Throwing: Re-Evaluating The “Elbow Up” Cue

The elbow up "cue" has been around for a long time and is certainly heard during many games and practices,… [more]

High Level Throwing: Re-Evaluating The “Elbow Up” Cue High Level Throwing: Re-Evaluating The "Elbow Up" Cue

High Level Throwing: Elbow Extension Clarification

I just want to clarify what I mean when I say the elbow should extend in line with the rest of the body… [more]

High Level Throwing: Elbow Extension Clarification High Level Throwing: Elbow Extension Clarification

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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 […]

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Baseball/Softball Training: Overhead Walking Lunge

The Overhead Walking Lunge is a great exercise for all athletes, especially for the youth population because it challenges them without overloading the spine. We want to make sure they know how to control their body before applying an external load. This stays true for for any exercise in which you want to groove movement […]

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Baseball/Softball Training: Rotation MB Throws

I’ve written about Rotation MB Throws in a previous article, What Sport Specificity Really Means but wanted to repost and re-explain the importance of hip flexion to hip extension when performing this exercise.

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High Level Throwing: Re-Evaluating The “Elbow Up” Cue

The elbow up “cue” has been around for a long time and is certainly heard during many games and practices, but what does this actually mean? I feel like coaches, parents and players are using this term excessively and incorrectly, just for the sake of saying something when a throw is off target. “Elbow Up” […]

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High Level Throwing: Elbow Extension Clarification

I just want to clarify what I mean when I say the elbow should extend in line with the rest of the body at ball release and the forearm will then pronate through. Elbow extension/pronation timing is actually one of the most difficult aspects of the throw to correct IF the athlete “pushes” the ball […]