ADVANCING THE GAME OF BASEBALL
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Mental training for baseball players is a very overlooked performance-enhancer. Though many players, coaches and parents witness in-game meltdowns and struggles under pressure, few players train their minds to prepare for tough situations. In this article, you’ll learn four tips to help improve baseball performance by training the mind and preparing for high-pressure situations.
Blisters can be a major issue among baseball pitchers resulting in significant loss of playing time. As blister injury trends continue to increase, coaches and medical professionals need to be aware of strategies to prevent and treat these injuries. Here are some current strategies in the prevention and treatment of blisters.
Medicine balls can help athletes increase power and strength throughout their entire body. By improving coordination, preventing injury, and improving kinetic linking, exercises incorporating med balls can have amazing benefits for your body and your sports performance. Here are some ways to incorporate them in your next workout and some quick tips and tricks to consider when using them.
Pitching causes significant stress to the arm and body, and that stress can cause significant motion losses. Motion losses are regularly tied to shoulder and arm injuries. Here are 4 ways to regain motion in baseball pitchers.
Baseball is a pattern overload sport, meaning the same movements are replicated thousands of times throughout a season. Since baseball is a one-sided sport, this pattern overload has the tendency to create muscle imbalances, often leading to injury and decreasing overall performance. Here are a few common problems that baseball players encounter, with suggestions on how to correct them.
Each week EBP publishes a list of the top baseball articles from around the web on a variety of articles on baseball coaching, skill training, performance enhancement, injury prevention, injury rehabilitation, and more. This week’s articles: Change Batter’s Eye Level, Training with Weighted Balls, and Increase Pitching Velocity.
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