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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

Connective Tissue: The Key to Preventing ACL Injuries [ARTICLE]

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The anterior cruciate ligament is the last thing you want to injure. If you need ACL surgery, you have a 6- to 12-month rehabilitation period ahead of you, and you may not return with the same speed and agility you once had...... Continue

Keep the Batter off Second Base [ARTICLE]

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Today's post is another common strategy also geared towards outfielders. This strategy is to make sure the opposing team has a harder time getting back into a game when they are behind 2 or more runs late in the game. A defensive team uses this...... Continue

Find out if they are bunting [ARTICLE]

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It's the last inning and the score is tied. The lead-off batter gets on first base. If the following batter is not a good hitter, what will happen next is pretty clear cut – a sacrifice bunt. But what if the next batter is a pretty good...... Continue

Improve Your Baseball Speed With This On-Field Workout [ARTICLE]

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When you look at MLB players, some guys are known for their speed, but generally, designated hitters are not swift of foot. As a young, developing player, that may give you the idea that speed isn't necessarily essential in baseball. This could...... Continue

When you bat after the pitcher [ARTICLE]

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At the levels below pro ball, you may find the pitcher batting anywhere in the line-up. On many high school teams and even some college teams, the pitcher may be one of the best hitters on the team and often is located in the center of...... Continue

Off-Season Baseball Exercises for Your Shoulders [ARTICLE]

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Baseball workouts typically include external and internal rotational shoulder work, along with other shoulder exercises and neutral grip dumbbell bench pressing. But coaches need to gauge how strong and stabilized their athletes are and tailor...... Continue

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