The Fast Get Faster – Speed Training

I’m posting our speed training for today.  Pitchers and position players both took part.  As we progress throughout the off-season and into the pre-season we will diverge into our specific speed development.  Everyone will have an assigned speed session based on their position and movement skills.  Total volume today was 270 yards with full recoveries in between.  This was a …

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Individualized Training for Recovery

I think that one of the most important areas of sports training that is being overlooked is how the athlete body feels.  The athlete’s body is always right.  You as a coach may think you know what’s going in inside, but in reality it’s always your best guesstimate.  Knowing how your athlete’s body is responding to the training, practices, school …

Thoracic Spine Mobility

One of the t-spine mobility exercises we always put into our warm-up is All Fours – Single Arm Rotations.   It allows for extension and rotation of the t-spine, which is extremely important for any rotational athlete.  Immobile t-spines can not only create problems up and down the spine, they can cause oblique injuries, and serious shoulder problems.   Teaching and mobilizing thoracic …