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28
2013

The 2012 Offseason Wraps Up

Wow, another offseason in the books. Can’t believe it flew by so fast! Now’s a good of a time as any to list our current clients and (in most cases) where they’ll be playing. Go support the Driveline athletes! Professional Baseball Ryan Buchter – Atlanta Braves College Baseba...

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19
2013

Does Throwing Harder Mean Throwing Wilder?

A common sentiment amongst pitching coaches, dads, and your regular everyday baseball fan is that if you try to throw harder, you will be more wild. I’ve written plenty on this topic about it being a load of crap, because the human body learns to throw a ball effectively and more efficiently...

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07
2013

Free College/Pro Showcase at RIPS Baseball – March 4th

RIPS Baseball is putting on their annual College and Scout Nite on Monday, March 4th in our SeaTac, WA location. Come show off your pitching and hitting skills in front of 45-55 pro and college scouts. Projectable athletes in high school or college are encouraged to apply. We are only accepting 60-7...

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30
2012

Andrew Cashner's Pitching Mechanics (Quick Post)

While I was going through my huge library of pitching clips (over 3 GB at this point), I found one of my favorite examples that shows how complicated the 95 MPH delivery can be. Enter Andrew Cashner, a man who can throw 100 MPH: Note where the video is slowed down. It’s not rotation, it’...

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14
2012

Wrapping Up the 2012 Ultimate Pitching Coaches' Boot Camp

I spent four days down in Montgomery, TX with 160+ pitching coaches from all ranks (pros, college, high school) and areas of the country to hear the following speakers talk about training baseball pitchers: Ron Wolforth (Owner: Texas Baseball Ranch – Montgomery, TX) Trevor Bauer (Professional...

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03
2012

What it Takes to Play at the Next Level: Work Ethic

How many times have you heard (or said) the words: “I’d do anything to play at the next level,” where next level could be college, minors, or major league baseball? Probably a lot if you’re a coach or a current player. If you’re a player who says that, no offense, but I...

11
27
2012

Driveline Baseball and RIPS Baseball – Moving to Seatac!

Just a quick news post: Driveline Baseball and RIPS Baseball will be moving this weekend from November 30th – December 2nd and will be closed over the weekend while we get set up in our new 10,000+ square foot location in SeaTac, Washington! Our website will be updated with new contact informa...

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01
2012

Now Hiring: Interns for the 2012-2013 Winter Training Session

Internships at Driveline Baseball are now open for the 2012-2013 off-season training period. An internship at Driveline Baseball will give you the opportunity to work closely with dedicated clients across a wide variety of ages (predominantly 12-18 years old) and a staff of highly-respected coaches...

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23
2012

Hate BOSU Balls? Don't Use Manual Perturbations

If you search for “unstable surface training,” you’ll find a lot of fun stuff, much like this image: Most trainers and coaches worth listening to are not fans of BOSU ball training for healthy athletes, stating that it’s way more useful to train athletes on stable surfaces as...