February 13, 2016

High Level Throwing: Catcher MB Throws

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

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High Level Throwing: Scapular Upward Rotation Can Fix Your Throwing Patterns

Understanding scapular upward rotation and how it applies to your athletes will help make your throwing… [more]

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High Level Throwing: FREE Softball Warm Up & Progression

I've created a 12-page, FREE High Level Throwing Softball Warm Up Progression for coaches, parents and… [more]

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High Level Throwing: Double Shuffle Throw Breakdown Part 2

The Double Shuffle Throw teaches rhythm and proper sequencing in a throw that can be used in your normal… [more]

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High Level Throwing: Stability Ball Squeeze Throws

The Stability Ball Squeeze Drill is great for athletes to understand and feel the Hip to Trunk relationship… [more]

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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 […]

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High Level Throwing: Scapular Upward Rotation Can Fix Your Throwing Patterns

Understanding scapular upward rotation and how it applies to your athletes will help make your throwing programs more effective, more practical and make much more sense! During overhead movements, the scapular (shoulder blade) needs to upwardly rotate efficiently on the ribcage, to allow the arm to move through a specific range of motion. Take a […]

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High Level Throwing: FREE Softball Warm Up & Progression

I’ve created a 12-page, FREE High Level Throwing Softball Warm Up Progression for coaches, parents and players to integrate into their practices or pre-game routine. It’s time to stop guessing what your throwing program should look like and learn how to make it effective, consistent AND practical! The landscape of teaching throwing mechanics has changed! […]

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High Level Throwing: Double Shuffle Throw Breakdown Part 2

The Double Shuffle Throw teaches rhythm and proper sequencing in a throw that can be used in your normal daily throwing session OR as an infield drill. I wrote about the Double Shuffle Drill in PART 1 of this series. Check it out if you haven’t already. During your normal throwing routine, implementing this drill […]

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High Level Throwing: Stability Ball Squeeze Throws

The Stability Ball Squeeze Drill is great for athletes to understand and feel the Hip to Trunk relationship within a throw. There is an element of resistance between the two structures (hips and trunk/torso). Some call this “separation”, but never actually explain how to do it. To keep it simple, it just means that you’re […]