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06
20
2011

How Research Plays a Role at Driveline Baseball

We pride ourselves on trying to keep up with all the latest research in biomechanics and kinesiology as it relates to baseball athletes. Most traditional coaches out there have little to no knowledge of published research on pitching biomechanics, but at Driveline Baseball we think it’s import...

06
08
2011

Book Review: The Physics of Pitching

Recently, while reading various blog articles on baseball books, I was made aware of a book called The Physics of Pitching. My initial reaction was of excitement, since the Physics of Baseball is a timeless classic by Robert K. Adair that I cannot recommend highly enough (and at $9 on Amazon, you ha...

06
07
2011

THT Article: The Velocity Loss Phenomenon

I know everyone here reads my Hardball Times articles – and is subscribed to my THT RSS feed – right, right? Well, just in case you forgot that I write there, you can check out my latest article titled The Velocity Loss Phenomenon. My article talks about Trevor Bauer, Dylan Bundy, and th...

06
06
2011

Our Motion Capture Lab: The Overview

Since the weather’s gotten a bit better, we’ve decided to do our high-speed biomechanical analysis filming outside. Matthew (my research assistant) and I took the equipment outside where we continued progress on our three-dimensional filming model. Today, we filmed a few different moveme...

03
21
2011

Biomechanics and Me?

I made a guest FanPost titled Biomechanics and Me? over at Lookout Landing, a very popular (and great) Seattle Mariners blog in the SB Nation network. It talks about my history of building our biomechanics lab. Even prior to Graham’s post, I had been working on building a low-cost biomechanica...

03
08
2011

Stephen Strasburg, Mechanics, and his "Timing Flaw"

Tom Verducci has a very interesting article about Stephen Strasburg: Mechanical flaw will be red flag for Strasburg even after return. In it, he says: The answer to why Strasburg blew out — and why his future is a risky one — may lie in his mechanics. Several pitching coaches quietly pre...

02
01
2011

Smart Readership of Driveline Baseball

While I was working on the Velocity Development Program series of posts, I noticed this trend of clicks on our site: These are this morning’s outbound clicks. As you can see, the majority of them go to abstracts of studies that I’ve referenced on the site in various posts and pages. This...

11
01
2010

Not Using High-Speed Video? You're Missing 5 MPH.

We use high-speed video in our Pitching Program and also make it available to our Semi-Private Training groups at low or no cost. As I’ve said many times on this site, if you aren’t using at least regular-speed video to check your mechanics, you’re wasting your time. And if you hav...