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02
11
2020

TRAQ Series: Division I Program, Northwestern University

For this week’s TRAQ Series blog, Jeremy Tecktiel, TRAQ Project Manager, talked to a couple of members of the baseball coaching staff at Northwestern University: Associate Head Coach Josh Reynolds and Assistant Coach Dusty Napoleon. They started using TRAQ this fall and are ready to roll it out in a...

09
04
2017

Coaches Series: Driveline Fall Implementation

This article was written by former Driveline trainer and current Lake Erie Head Coach Cam Castro. Cam details on how to on-board both coaches and pitchers with Driveline’s programming and equipment at the college level (Twitter: @Castro_Turf) In the spirit of Jason Ochart’s recent post, Implem...

08
12
2017

How to Use the Motus Sleeve

We have been using the motusBASEBALL Sensor to great success over the last year, and it has been able to bring biomechanics measurement from the lab to the amatuer coach and player. Because of our success using the motusBASEBALL Sensor, we felt it would be helpful to provide some more information on...

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...

02
17
2014

Should Youth Pitchers Throw a Curveball? Probably Not.

The debate on whether or not youth pitchers should throw curveballs rages on, and on, and on. Studies to seem to show that breaking balls are no less stressful on the elbow and youth pitchers who throw curveballs don’t seem to be more likely to have surgery or retire from pitching due to pain,...