by Cassie Reilly-Boccia So many of us ask each other what we’re thankful for around this time of year. As I sit and reflect upon all I have to be grateful for, I can’t help but find my mind circling back to our family of athletes at AW. With this being on my mind, I...Read More
This article outlines 10 exercises for softball athletes to increase performance. Single Leg Landmine RDL Balance is a form of strength. Being able to complete a unilateral hinge movement while maintaining proper scapula stability will strengthen components necessary for a softball athlete to minimize the risk of injury in their sport. These unilateral movements will...Read More
This article has 5 drills that will improve your hitting in softball. Begin by facing the pitcher with both feet while having the upper body emulate the positioning of a normal stance for hitting in softball. Without utilizing the lower half, allow the hands to slide into the correct slot and drive through the ball to...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!!