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11
25
2020

What is the Counter Movement Jump (CMJ) Test?

The Counter Movement Jump (CMJ) is a vertical jump test performed by having an athlete quickly squat to a self-selected depth and then jump as high as possible. It is the first jump in our force plate assessment and is used to both determine lower body power via jump height and to measure lower limb...

11
19
2020

Caught Looking: Articles of the Week — November 19

Here are two studies the R&D department at Driveline read this week: Optimisation of the upper body motion for production of the bat-head speed in baseball batting As we get closer to implementing 3D motion capture with our gold-standard biomechanics lab in hitting (which we primarily use for pi...

11
15
2020

Training Bat Speed: Why Moving Fast is Important

Speed is the name of the game if you’re a rotational athlete. The recent publicity surrounding Bryson DeChambeau and Rory McIlroy has brought training club head speed to the eyes of many looking for an edge this offseason.  DeChambeau spent his downtime training with one intention: to lead the tour...

11
05
2020

Caught Looking: Articles of the Week — November 5

Here are three studies the R&D department at Driveline read this week: Cross-sectional comparison of the probabilistic structure in the distribution of pitching location among baseball pitchers of different ages Studying the skill of command in pitching seems like an easy task—but that’s not nec...

10
30
2020

Plus Week 2020

Plus week is here, Driveline’s once a year weeklong event with significant discounts on Driveline gear and products for Driveline Plus members. Driveline Plus is our annual membership that includes: Discounts on Driveline equipment and packages Access to our library of educational content Exclusive...

10
22
2020

Caught Looking: Articles of the Week — Oct. 22

Here are three studies the R&D department at Driveline read this week: Movement Form of the Overarm Throw for Children at 6, 10, and 14 Years of Age A few weeks ago, in the 8/27 edition of Caught Looking, we discussed a motor learning study from Dr. Rob Gray at Arizona State University. This stu...

10
19
2020

Hitter Spotlight: NCAA Division II Player

At Driveline Baseball, trainees from all over the country come to train to get better at their craft. Some come from big-time cities, while others come from smaller towns. This particular player comes from one of those small towns in Pennsylvania, with a population of just over 6,100. He attends an...

10
15
2020

Why We Are Changing Our Recovery Protocols

As Driveline Baseball has grown and become an ever-increasing presence in the game, our protocols have become common on the diamond and in training facilities throughout the country. One of Driveline’s more notable offerings has been our traditional recovery protocol. An athlete will finish their th...