The following article will discuss our belief as to how an individual can learn how to: 1. GET HEALTHY: As the game of baseball has evolved a major point of emphasis for all pitching coaches has been how to increase velocity. Yet, as professionals, we should never focus on throwing harder if the athlete presents...Read More
Over the past few years, we have been lucky enough to work with some very talented baseball athletes (more exclusively, pitchers) and decided that we would share 12 exercises that we feel have attributed too much of their progression with us. The main focus of these 12 exercises is to challenge the athlete is all...Read More
RESEARCH TEAM QUESTIONS #2 Anabolic Window…. (1-hour, 2-hours, None at all?) Attempting to research and or decipher research centered around nutrition and it’s measurable significance when related to athletic performance can be difficult and some what ambiguous. The trouble with nutritional data is that the factors affecting the results can be so vague and limiting...Read More
by Nick Serio A Brief History (bare with me through this one)… Burnout as a conceptual and psychological detriment has been challenged and discussed since the early 1970’s. When initially theorized it was designed to explain, recognize, and define an increased lack of production among employees and or management in the workplace . Initially the...Read More
By Nick Serio ‘with a primal lens’ A successful coach is one who can guide and elicit the behaviors necessary in a given environment to achieve a desired outcome. Normally a coach is praised, ranked, or disparaged based on attributes such as expertise, coaching style, and methodology. However, in moments of competition, battle, or survival...Read More
PURPOSE: To help you decipher between coaches who care about their athletes and coaches who care about a paycheck. POINTS OF EMPHASIS: Letters after a name mean very little so get to know your coach and observe their passions The education of your coach can mean all the difference. Does their degree coincide with training? Or...Read More
PURPOSE: The role that strength and conditioning could & should play in the injury prevention and performance enhancement of youth athletes. POINTS OF EMPHASIS: Strength & Conditioning that is positive for all of the youth community, regardless of whether the individual is an athlete or non-athlete. Absolute Power or Peak Athleticism is predicated on the athlete’s...Read More
3 Part Series: Why My Athlete Should Have Been Training Yesterday (1) Understanding Growth, Development, Maturation and everything in between. (2) How does Puberty and Athletics Intersect? (3) What Should My Athletes Training Program Look Like? Before delving into these complex transitions within a youth athletes life, I think we should take a moment and...Read More
by Nick Serio Purpose: The purpose of this article is to discuss the differences between sport specific training and strength and conditioning training with the intention of becoming an overall better athlete and well functioning human being! Main Points: -“What is the true definition of “Sport Specific” exercises and movement patterns?” -“When and how often...Read More
2 days agoby ath_warehouseSometimes as a staff we like to turn double plays, but we needed one more infielder to have a full squad.. that’s really the only reason we hired @cassidyboyle . It’s a bonus that she’s into strength & conditioning too!
4 days agoby ath_warehouseI think sometimes in sport performance we forget that a large part of what we are doing (especially when working with student-athletes) is providing them with elements of fitness and health benefits (YES its healthy to train!) With that said we must understand that our true job is to educate these athletes on the potential of fitness past sport. We need to show them that fitness can be a place of solitude; an anchor; a passion even; that with care and attention can be carried on through all of life's rollercoasters #fitforlife#healthylifestyle
2 weeks agoby ath_warehouseWe have three basic psychological needs that are essential to cultivate self- determination: autonomy, competence, and relatedness. As a coach, it is our responsibility to ensure that we are satisfying these for each of our athletes!!