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10
2018

Lessons from Golf: Introducing Bat Fitting

In line with Driveline’s constant thirst for knowledge and curiosity, its hitting staff was recently in attendance for the Titleist Performance Institute’s first-ever OnBaseU certification program: a program dedicated to studying how baseball and softball athletes move and how to assess players’ mov...

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06
2018

Why We Created TRAQ

Driveline began as a facility that tracked athlete data by hand. Athletes were largely responsible for recording their own data, keeping their own sheets, and asking for new ones when they ran out of space. For a few years, this worked. While the process was inefficient, we were able to record how o...

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04
2018

Velocity-Based Training: Programming Considerations

We have written about what exactly velocity-based training is and how to broadly go about implementing that, but we wanted to go a bit more in-depth about the way many ways we use velocity-based training with our athletes at Driveline Baseball. Assessment During our strength assessment, we have athl...

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21
2018

An Introduction to K-Vest

K-Vest by K-Motion was originally intended for golf instructors since it provides a quick look at a player’s biomechanics and real-time measurements. These are then used to provide a mobile, and effective, biofeedback training tool. As K-Motion became successful in the golf world, it became clear th...

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15
2018

Bench Press: A Deep Dive with Programming Considerations

The bench press is one of the most widely debated exercises in the world of training baseball players, specifically pitchers. Despite the debate, not only is the bench press part of our assessment process but also some pressing variation is included in almost all of our athletes’ programs, to some e...

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12
2018

2018 Summer Hitting Review

As a facility predicated on data-driven player development from the beginning, we’ve been fortunate enough to collect data on a wide-variety of athletes ranging in age, skill-level, and programming type. Rather than silo this data internally, we annually publish the results for the majority our summ...

11
08
2018

Introducing DrivelinePLUS

PLUS is an opportunity for baseball coaches and player to further their information edge and make their budget stretch further. With PLUS, we want to lower the cost of player development for our hungriest coaches and players. So what is DrivelinePLUS? Detailed how-to videos on baseball player develo...

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06
2018

2018 Summer Pitching Review

During the summer of 2018, we had over 265 on-site pitching assessments from May to September. Of those 265 athletes that trained at our facility, both entry and exit bullpen data was recorded for 120 pitchers to run analyses on. To obtain a more objective measurement on the net effect of our progra...

10
30
2018

Pitching Assessments and Changing Mechanics

Over the past few months, we’ve been traveling around the country performing assessments on athletes with our mobile biomechanics lab. The lab is a crucial piece of our assessment process since the summer of 2017. The reason it’s so key to our process is the data it provides and how it combines with...