May 30, 2016

High Level Throwing: Stability Ball Lunge Hold Twists w/ Foam Roller

Great mobility and pre-work exercise for baseball and softball players to feel disconnect between the… [more]

High Level Throwing: Stability Ball Lunge Hold Twists w/ Foam Roller High Level Throwing: Stability Ball Lunge Hold Twists w/ Foam Roller

High Level Throwing – Wheel Wall Ys

Wall Ys can be an incredible exercise for overhead athletes for properly tracking the scapular (shoulder… [more]

High Level Throwing – Wheel Wall Ys High Level Throwing - Wheel Wall Ys

Youth Strength Training – Teaching Squat Patterns

This is a great tutorial on how to use body landmarks to teach athletes basic squat patterns. So many… [more]

Youth Strength Training – Teaching Squat Patterns Youth Strength Training - Teaching Squat Patterns

Baseball/Softball Training: RFE Band Stabilizer Split Squats

This is a great exercise to implement when an athlete does not properly activate their glute and external… [more]

Baseball/Softball Training: RFE Band Stabilizer Split Squats Baseball/Softball Training: RFE Band Stabilizer Split Squats

High Level Throwing: Catcher MB Throws

This is one of our favorite Medicine Ball Throwing drills for Catchers! We integrate this exercise in… [more]

High Level Throwing: Catcher MB Throws High Level Throwing: Catcher MB Throws

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High Level Throwing: Stability Ball Lunge Hold Twists w/ Foam Roller

Great mobility and pre-work exercise for baseball and softball players to feel disconnect between the Pelvis and Trunk/Torso. We call this the Hip to Trunk Relationship in High Level Throwing Patterns. The goal is to control the pelvis as the trunk rotates. By squeezing the stability ball, it helps lock in the pelvis so athletes […]

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High Level Throwing – Wheel Wall Ys

Wall Ys can be an incredible exercise for overhead athletes for properly tracking the scapular (shoulder blade) and upwardly rotating it along the rib cage as the arm elevates. I’ve written about this before using Weighted Wall Ys. However, this exercise can also be butchered in more ways than one, especially with athletes that have […]

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Youth Strength Training – Teaching Squat Patterns

This is a great tutorial on how to use body landmarks to teach athletes basic squat patterns. So many squat variations occur, but the principle hip/hinge movement stays the same. Enjoy!

RFE Band Split Squats

Baseball/Softball Training: RFE Band Stabilizer Split Squats

This is a great exercise to implement when an athlete does not properly activate their glute and external rotators of the hips, as you’ll notice the knee will buckle and turn inward during the descent of the movement. When we see an athlete having this issue and without re-gressing the exercise, we like to add […]

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High Level Throwing: Catcher MB Throws

This is one of our favorite Medicine Ball Throwing drills for Catchers! We integrate this exercise in January after we’ve built a solid foundation of Strength, Movement & Coordination and High Level Throwing Patterns. Progression 1: MB Side Slams Athletes need to first feel the trunk/torso working against the hips. This is a simple, yet […]