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03
2013

MaxVelo News and Notes (8/3/2013)

Since the off-season is rapidly approaching (or is here for many athletes), it’s time to start recapping things on a regular basis in our News and Notes column! Open House Reminder Our Velocity Development Open House is THIS SUNDAY at 11 AM at RIPS Baseball. Please let us know if you plan on a...

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...

02
28
2013

The 2012 Offseason Wraps Up

Wow, another offseason in the books. Can’t believe it flew by so fast! Now’s a good of a time as any to list our current clients and (in most cases) where they’ll be playing. Go support the Driveline athletes! Professional Baseball Ryan Buchter – Atlanta Braves College Baseba...

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...

01
07
2013

Pitching Arm Care – With Wrist Weights

Short on time, but here’s some videos we shot that show how we use wrist weights to train pronation, deceleration, and total arm fitness/strength in our velocity development program! These requests come from Kevin Scobee on Twitter: Here you can see how pivot pickoff wrist weight exercises hel...

12
25
2012

Merry Christmas and A Look Back

From everyone at Driveline Baseball (all one of us), we wish you a very Merry Christmas and happy holidays. 2012 was a landmark year for many reasons, not the least of which were: Joe Marsh gaining 13 MPH on his fastball in five months (he came in last week and ended up throwing 97.7 MPH with the 3...

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08
2012

Overuse is Not the Problem: Undertraining is the Devil

I’ve been trying to put this article into words for the better part of a year and debated completely shelving it, because frankly, it’s extremely controversial and not accepted by most of the people who train baseball players. However, I am not going to stay silent on the issue any longe...