Front Squat vs Front Squat

Squatting is a staple in any strength and conditioning program. Having everyone squat the same or use the same type of squat variation is where coaches go wrong. Each athlete has their own structural anatomy. Each person’s femur lengths are different, they all have...

Bridging the Gap Between Throwing and Rehab

Rehabbing a thrower is not easy. Having a great understanding of the human body is a lot different than having knowledge of what is happening during the throwing motion. The throwing motion is very complex, but in this day and age there is an ample amount of info on...

DOES THROWING MORE BUILD ARM STRENGTH?

How to build arm strength is an ongoing conversation. We have guys preaching that arm strength is developed by throwing more and at higher intensities. Then we have some guys saying that we cannot build strength through throwing. With so many coaches, teams and guru’s...

Understanding the Lat and its Role in Baseball

The latissimus dorsi (lat)  is a very powerful muscle. It plays a very big, very important  role in throwing a baseball, it also can be a very big problem. We have seen an increase of injuries in the MLB from the past. This is due to the fact that velocities are at a...

What You Do Needs to Transfer to the Field

Training close to 1,000 different athletes the past 7 years, I have messed up their programming many times. I have taken many different approaches to try and ensure that what they are doing is yielding maximum results on the field and in the weight room. I have taken...

What should your arm care routine look like?

Now is the time of year when we see arm issues sky rocket. This can be due to many reasons. Most of the time it is due to lack of quality strength/throwing programs during the off-season or on-ramping too fast or not at all. This will cause the arm issues we see. I...