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This Pitching Recovery Workout Will Help Maintain Your Throwing Shoulder [ARTICLE]

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Pitching is a high-risk, high-reward skill, and small variances - a few inches or miles per hour - can be the difference between a scholarship or sitting...... Continue

Principles of Off-Season Strength and Conditioning [ARTICLE]

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There are fundamental principles that must be considered when preparing yourself for a sport. Baseball presents some very unique challenges in...... Continue

10 Ways To Practice Alone [ARTICLE]

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While the access to solid coaching is much greater today than at any time in our sports history, one thing this has led to is a generation of kids that can't, don't, or won't practice on their own. So here is a list of things you can do to become...... Continue

The Secret to Building a Strong and Durable Baseball Body [ARTICLE]

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With baseball season winding down, players are focusing on off-season training to prepare for next season. When working with... ... Continue

How to Deal With Common Baseball Injuries [ARTICLE]

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Injuries are part of the game. Playing through pain so that you don't have to leave the lineup is a reality for many ballplayers. Baseball players beat up...... Continue

How to Build Arm Strength for Baseball: Throwing Drills [ARTICLE]

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Throwing a baseball is the first skill players learn. But it's also where trouble starts. Surprisingly, what causes most game-time errors is not poor fielding-it's...... Continue

Try Isolation Training for Increasing Pitching Velocity [ARTICLE]

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Pitcher workouts place a huge emphasis on compound exercises, such as Pull-Ups, Rows and Squats. Compound exercises are among the most effective...... Continue

4 Exercises Pitchers Need to Do After Every Start [ARTICLE]

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It is common for a pitcher to perform a recovery routine after starting a game. Often a coach prescribes these routines, which typically involved the pitcher icing...... Continue

Get Better Through Observation [ARTICLE]

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When Tiger Woods was a young child and being watched by his father, he would often be put in a high-chair so dad could practice his golf swing. For safety reasons, Tiger's dad didn't...... Continue

7 Exercises for Pitchers to Improve Shoulder Strength and Mobility [ARTICLE]

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In baseball, or any other overhead sport, proper shoulder function is critical to performance and longevity. When we get our baseball guys in after a long season to start their off-season training, one of the first...... Continue