To improve athlete’s performance, you need ATHLETES to train! Most, if not all the time, it is important to have the complete support of these athletes’ sport specific coaches. Even though it may seem at times that you and sport specific coaches are speaking different languages, it is important to build a strong relationship with these individuals. Here are some tips to increase coach buy-in and trust to get the most out of our athletes.
One of the most frustrating aspects of pitching is failing to locate. Pitchers often struggle commanding their curveball, and the pressure they put on themselves often makes the problem worse. This article shares some quick fixes that baseball pitchers can use right away on the mound when their curveball hangs up in the strike zone.
Launch angle has been a popular topic in the baseball hitting world, with coaches advocating for upper-cut swings and increased launch angle. Hitters often believe that upper-cutting is the problem when they frequently pop up the ball, however the opposite is often true. In this article, learn why an upward swing plane in baseball can reduce pop-ups and increase hard-hit balls.
The interval throwing program is an important part of the rehabilitation process following surgery or injury. However, there are key components of the program that must be examined before implementing. Starting a throwing program without proper guidance or supervision can cause serious injury or re-injury due to its involvedness. This article identifies those components and how they can be detrimental to adolescent or mature throwers if not addressed properly.