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How to Warm Up Without a Bullpen [ARTICLE]

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I've written a number of posts about the need for all pitchers to warm-up properly before games. One of the biggest mistakes pitchers make is not warming up correctly. This is why many pitchers...... Continue

The 4 Fundamentals of Hitting a Baseball [ARTICLE]

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You've probably heard someone say, "hitting a baseball is one of the hardest things to do in sports." They weren't lying. Hitting a baseball is no easy task, and it gets harder and harder the older you get. By the time you reach high school...... Continue

A Quick In-Season Ab and Arm Workout for Baseball Players [ARTICLE]

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As the baseball and softball seasons gear up, it can be hard to find time to hit the weight room to maintain core, lower- and upper-body strength. But building strength in these areas is important to develop a powerful swing and prevent...... Continue

Practicing Baseball and Rehearsing Baseball [ARTICLE]

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When people in a play are getting ready for the performance, they don't say, "I'm going to practice." They say, "I'm going to rehearsal." Many people would use those two words interchangeably and would see any difference between the...... Continue

Stealing Home With Runners on Third and First [ARTICLE]

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The first priority for the defense is to hold the runner at third when the runner at first tries to steal. Due to this emphasis, the runner at third base must read the defense well, anticipating their movement and throws. Guessing the defense's...... Continue

Pre-Season Baseball Throwing Program for a Healthy and Durable Arm [ARTICLE]

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It's no longer a secret that youth sports injuries are an epidemic on the rise, and injuries related to baseball throwing and pitching are at the forefront. Every spring, baseball players break out their gear and immediately put the pedal to the...... Continue

2 Upper-Body Workouts for Pitchers That Build Strength and Durability [ARTICLE]

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The upper body is crucial to baseball pitching success, because it imparts the force from the legs into the ball. A strong upper body can improve your performance, whereas weakness or injury in this area can limit...... Continue

Improve Fundamentals With These Baseball Catcher Drills [ARTICLE]

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Baseball catchers, from little league to the majors, have the same tasks: receive pitches, block balls in the dirt, throw out base runners, and keep the entire team ready on each play. All catchers, no matter what their level, must develop their...... Continue

5 Steps to Improving Your Batting Skills [ARTICLE]

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The best baseball hitters don't just go up to the plate and hack at the ball. They have a process they follow both mentally and physically to maximize their results. All athletes who participate in our training program or on our team understand...... Continue

Common Pitching Mistakes [ARTICLE]

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Being someone they are not. The first step for a pitcher who wants to be successful is determining what type of pitcher they are instead of focusing on what kind of pitcher they wish to be. By this I mean that the pitcher needs to be honest with hi... Continue

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