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05
2017

Coaches Series: Review of First Year Implementation

This post from our Coaches Series was written by Justin James, Assistant Coach at University of California, San Diego. He took over there in January 2017, having coached the previous two seasons at Point Loma Nazarene University.  I took over the pitching staff at UC San Diego in early January 2017....

04
17
2017

Coaches Series: In-Season Program Adjustments

This is the third of several articles written by former Driveline trainer and now Head Coach at Lake Erie College, Cam Castro, detailing the in-season adjustments that can be made of Driveline’s programs and equipment at the college level (Twitter: @Castro_Turf) As coaches, one of our biggest jobs i...

02
20
2017

The Meaning of “Sport-Specific” in Baseball Training

Go to just about any baseball field in the country and you are bound to hear the term “Sport Specific” a handful of times in reference to strength training. Whether it be players, coaches, or parents, they all want the same thing: performance training that adequately matches the demands...

02
07
2017

Coaches Series: Blending to the Mound

This is the second of several articles written by former Driveline trainer and now Head Coach at Lake Erie College, Cam Castro, detailing the application of Driveline’s programs and equipment at the small-college level (Twitter: @Castro_Turf) Rethinking January Bullpens How athletes prepare fo...

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...