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04
19
2017

Defining Long-Toss

Recently, a third study was published on long-toss which brought to light some interesting data. Pitchers, PCs, and ATCs with five MLB teams completed an anonymous survey on personal use of long-toss and their perception of distance and throwing mechanics. The results of this survey show that player...

08
01
2016

How to Long Toss on a 120-Foot Throwing Program

Every year high-school and college players who have been preparing their arms for years with long toss and weighted balls sign with baseball teams that restrict their throwing distance to 120-feet. Or, better, say “you can throw as much as far as you want…in 8 minutes.” While there...

04
29
2014

Driveline PlyoCare Balls Launched!

Our line of plyometric mini-medicine balls have been undergoing months of testing after a long period of designing/developing, and we’re happy to finally release the Driveline PlyoCare Balls to the public! Full set of PlyoCare balls includes: –Black: 2000g (4.4 lb) –Green: 1000g (2...

03
18
2013

Getting to 95 MPH – Advanced Velocity Development

With the season underway, our guys are getting a lot of rest and not stressing their arms very much. They limit their long toss to 120 feet, and they don’t touch weighted baseballs too much. Just kidding, of course. All of our MaxVelo clients get a throwing program that recommends a minimum of...

01
28
2013

The Facts Behind Long Toss Training in Baseball

Long toss in baseball has become a hotly-debated topic as it pertains to training pitchers and position players alike. Popularized by Alan Jaeger, recent proponents of “extreme” long toss include 2011 MLB draft standouts Trevor Bauer and Dylan Bundy, who both have no problem getting the...

05
13
2011

Why Have I Lost Fastball Velocity?

Pitchers at all levels can lose fastball velocity – the meal ticket – over a season and wonder to themselves: What’s the deal? If you’re one of those pitchers who is seeing a drop in velocity despite no mechanical changes and no apparent injury, I have a very simple answer fo...