Week 96: Power Training Data and Throwing Porgress

Week 96: Power Training Data and Throwing Porgress

“Thankfully, persistence is a great substitute for talent.” – Steve Martin I’ve never viewed myself as particularly talented, but I have always been willing to outwork and outlast other people in order to get what I want. The idea of talent is something that can hold...

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Week 90 Recap

Week 90 Recap

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is to always try just one more time.” –Thomas Edison These are words to live by for sure, and words I’ve been living by for a few years now. It would have been easy to give up on baseball when I...

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Week 88 Recap

Week 88 Recap

The last two weeks have been a bit trying as my elbow has forced me to deload while I get back to full strength. I’m pretty sure I know what I did wrong and I’ve corrected it and believe I’m on the right path now, but it’s frustrating nonetheless. I’m missing about 10...

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Week 86 Recap

This week was spent, as the last few have been, working on very specific aspects of my throwing pattern. I’m working on building velocity out of specific positions and then I’ll gradually add more pieces back in until I’m on the mound. Generally, I have two high...

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Week 85 Recap: Velocity Goals

Last week was the final week of the throwing block I was in and I had velocity benchmarks I wanted to hit before moving on to the next block. So, let’s see how I did. I was working on two drills to isolate my upper body pattern and arm action. Those were a wide stance...

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Week 84 Recap: Building Velocity in My Torso Pattern

Week 84 Recap: Building Velocity in My Torso Pattern

The last few weeks have been very productive, but have taken away from my ability to get a post out about my training. So this one will cover the last two weeks. Throwing As I said in my previous post I’ve taken a few steps back to focus on specific elements of my...

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Week 83 Recap: Building an Improved Pattern

One of the most important tools any athlete has at his/her disposal is the ability to honestly assess their current performance level. This allows athletes to make changes necessary to improve themselves and their ability enough to make it to the next level. That’s...

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Week 80-82 Recap

The holiday period was crazy for me, as I'm sure it was for a lot of people. I’m happy to be back to my normal routine, but they came at a great time since I was deloading for a week anyway. This week I’ve been getting back into more intensity and a bit more volume...

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Week 79 Recap

It was another solid week of training. I found some things I definitely need to work on and improved in some areas which will pay dividends down the line. First up; the velo day recap. Once again I had a solid day with roll-ins and a mediocre day with the other...

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Despite what the internet and some coaches may lead you to believe, there is more than one approach to high level pitching mechanics. While the hip hinge and “sitting into the back leg” gets a lot of attention, it is not the only way to throw hard, and it is not the...

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