Baseball is a game of explosive movements and needs to be trained appropriately. With proper training, the body will adapt to the demands of the sport. Baseball players should shift focus from distance running towards explosive movements like sprinting, medicine ball throws, and jumping.
About Matt Rossignol
Matt Rossignol is a former professional baseball player, turned strength coach. He owns Rossy’s Training, a sports performance facility in Northern California.
Pitchers need to be able to apply force and absorb force when pitching. The ability to do that repeatedly has a lot to do with strength and stability to maintain good positions. To build that strength, here are 3 single leg exercises to help you get stronger and improve the ability to put force in the ground.