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The game of baseball and softball has been studied extensively, especially in recent years with the boom of tracking devices entering the sports world. Most commonly investigated for hitters has been the measure of bat velocity (also termed swing speed). Anything from how this metric impacts the likelihood of a hit to what athletes can...
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As a performance coach, we focus so much on how our athletes move yet we don’t always get an opportunity to observe how the athlete responds to game-like stimuli. Due to this, I was provoked to dive into this deeper when an athlete of mine had every athletic tool necessary to be successful in their...
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Do you feel like you’re swinging hard but the ball is going nowhere? Is ‘warning-track-power’ your nickname? Do you feel like if you ever do get a hold of a ball it gets pulled foul? Then you may be suffering from a lack of backside power… In hitting, there are three main components to developing...
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LINEAR SPEED VS SPORTS SPEED…. Before we start, it is important to understand we are using linear speed in reference to straight ahead sprinting as done in track and field.  Sports speed is in reference to every other sport there is that requires running or sprinting. Yes, there is a difference between the two and...
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ANTI ROTATION   It has become conventional wisdom that training the core is an essential part of every strength training program. From the world’s best athletes to the average Joe at your local gym, everyone is obsessed with training the CORE! But what is considered the core and how can it be trained optimally?  ...
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Quite the title, huh?   If you have any involvement in the sports science world, you are well aware that females have a higher incidence of ACL tears than males. In fact, women are 3-6 times at a greater risk for tearing their ACL than men. For years, researchers, coaches, athletic trainers, doctors, and professionals...
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Why are men typically stronger and faster than women? There is a multitude of differences between the male and female anatomy that account for strength, power, and endurance differences. However, where most people like to attribute these differences to gender alone, the main reason for these discrepancies is due to hormones and muscle mass distribution....
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