ADVANCING THE GAME OF BASEBALL
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First and foremost – Velocity is STILL King, and for the foreseeable future, it will remain king. However, with the emphasis over the past ten years of throwing harder and harder, I feel that the art of pitching has been … Read more >
Tommy John injuries continue to rise throughout baseball, from youth through the professional level. The best decade has seen a dramatic increase in Tommy John injuries, and also an increase of youth injuries seen.
When I first started as a … Read more >
When analyzing lower body mechanics, pitching coaches (and hitting coaches, for that matter) tend to pay a lot of attention to the hips. (If we’re being picky, what they are actually referring to is the pelvis. I’ll explain … Read more >
Heart rate variability (HRV) can be an important metric for athletes to measure recovery and response to stress. A recent research report was published looked at HRV between starts in professional baseball pitchers.
The results indicate that changes to the … Read more >
A common concern we often hear at Elite Baseball Performance is pitchers not knowing what to do for an inseason throwing program. We recently discussed how to perform a throwing program to prepare for the season. If you’ve followed … Read more >
Throwing and hitting can take a toll on the body.
Here is an exercise that baseball players can use to not only groove appropriate hip loading but also teaches power with the movement, without actually throwing or swinging a bat. … Read more >
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