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02
20
2017

The Meaning of “Sport-Specific” in Baseball Training

Go to just about any baseball field in the country and you are bound to hear the term “Sport Specific” a handful of times in reference to strength training. Whether it be players, coaches, or parents, they all want the same thing: performance training that adequately matches the demands...

01
29
2017

Building Your Team’s In-Season Training Plan – Part III

In the first piece of this three-part series we discussed the overall importance of in-season training for the high school baseball player, and how it fits, philosophically, within the context of the spring baseball season. Part two covered the considerations that should be taken when planning out t...

01
23
2017

Building Your Team’s In-Season Training Plan – Part II

In part one of this three-part series we discussed some initial considerations to account for when developing an in-season training program for the high school baseball team. In summary, Part I established the overall purpose of strength-training and performance training in-season, and the importanc...

01
13
2017

Building Your Team’s In-Season Training Plan – Part I

The competitive high school baseball season is nearly upon us. As 2017 has finally arrived, many southern states are merely a handful of weeks away from tryouts, leaving very little time left for planning. Even the northern states who observe a true winter will see their first pitches thrown sooner...

12
13
2016

The Path to Long-Term Training Progress and Adaptation

In the previous post we discussed the importance of a ballplayer’s first year of strength-training, and how to go about making the most of that first year. Today we will extend from that topic by discussing further the great window of adaptation that novice athletes possess, and why it is impo...

12
05
2016

The Most Important Year of Your Training Career

While every year, off-season, month, and week of training is vitally important to the development of the athlete, not all years are created equal. In fact, many might say that the training cycles that carry the most weight and significance are those that occur later in a career, when a player has ac...