About Jarad Vollkommer
Jarad is the Assistant Director of Performance at Infiniti Sports Performance (Long Island, NY) that has experience in training athletes of all ages and abilities, as well as research in reactive and visual training for baseball players. His main goal is to bridge the gap between scientific research and application that will give his athletes a competitive edge in enhancing their on-field performance.
Entries by Jarad Vollkommer
I was having a conversation with one of my players the other day about his body. He’s been having trouble with his front shoulder “popping out” whenever he finishes a swing, and it’s happened multiple times throughout his high school … Read more >
The high school season is closing in! This was truly a remarkable off-season for me personally. We’ve had multiple athletes put on 15-20 pounds while simultaneously moving better and getting a lot stronger, and we’ve had athletes lose a few … Read more >
In the game of baseball, most of the attention is focused on the pitcher. We are always continuing to research multiple avenues on how to enhance performance for the baseball pitcher. But what about the guy behind the dish?
Catchers … Read more >
As the summertime rolls around, the baseball tournament season is beginning to get heavy. Schedules begin to fluctuate between morning double headers and long travel for tournament play.
Hopefully, your body isn’t worn down because you’re in a solid strength … Read more >
Hitting success in the game of baseball can be classified with three distinct factors: decision time, swing velocity, and exit velocity.
Since exit velocity can be influenced by the first two factors, is there a way we can enhance swing … Read more >
There is no surprise that baseball is a very one-sided sport. Due to this one-sidedness, baseball athletes present an adaptive muscular tightness and weakness in their throwing shoulder from repetition after repetition.
There is also no surprise that one of … Read more >
Many pitching coaches teach young players to either stay “tall and fall” or push as hard off the mound as they can when delivering a pitch to home plate. Is one method more optimal than the other?
If you want … Read more >
Baseball is a game of multiple, quick decisions that must be made in a short amount of time. It is also a game that demands great eye-hand coordination and depth perception.
A hitter must spot the pitch, pick up the … Read more >