Believe it or not, you can train yourself to become a faster athlete. Since speed is a skill, it can be trained. Since the 60-yard dash is the first test that is performed, it’s important to grab a coach’s attention early on. To improve on the 60-yard dash, you need to have outstanding relative strength, mobility, acceleration/top speed mechanics, and start mechanics!
About Alex Simone
Alex Simone is the owner and operator of Simone Baseball Performance LLC, a company dedicated to helping high school, college and professional baseball players worldwide.
Before starting Simone Baseball Performance Alex was drafted out of high school by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 2010 MLB Draft and played four years of college baseball. At the conclusion of his collegiate career Alex signed a professional contract with the Washington Wild Things of the Frontier League.
Since starting Simone Baseball Performance Alex has worked under Eric Cressey of Cressey Sports Performance and has been recognized as a Certified Physical Preparation Specialist (CPPS), one of the industry's leading certifications, and endorsed by world renowned sport performance coaches Joe DeFranco and Jim Smith. He currently coaches baseball players of all levels from professional to pre-pubescent athletes and has consulted for high school and college baseball coaches worldwide.
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Just because something has been done for years (running long distance) doesn’t mean it’s right. In my opinion, there are much better ways we can improve our performance other than running poles.
This article will provide you with information on how baseball players can properly train in-season so you’re able to preserve strength, limit muscular soreness, and dominate of the field! Specific topics covered in this article: exercises to include in your in-season training, exercises to exclude in-season, and general in-season training guidelines.