Category Archive: Lower Body

How to Stride Farther

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This is a long overdue request from reader Raquel, who is having trouble finding a pitching coach for her 9-year-old daughter and is ready to push her to the next level.

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Drive Through Timing

More about motion timing in the video!

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The Importance of the Front Side

More on the very important concept of front side resistance.

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Reducing Hip Pain in Softball Pitchers

In this week’s video, I demonstrate a few ways for softball pitchers to actively manage hip pain during the season.

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Preseason Team Conditioning Workout #2

Here is the second preseason or at-practice team conditioning workout that coaches can safely implement with their athletes.

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Preseason Team Conditioning Workout

In this week’s video, I demonstrate a team conditioning workout that coaches can add to tryouts and practices during the preseason. These exercises are space efficient and easy for coaches or parents to instruct.

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Medicine Ball Exercises for Athletes

This week I’m posting a collection of medicine ball exercises that can be used to improve core strength and rotational power for any athlete. You will see a distinct progression from stability toward power emphasis, which I recommend you follow if you are trying these on your own or installing them with your athletes. You …

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Drive Foot Direction

This week’s video answers a reader’s question about the direction of the foot during the drive through as it relates to hip position.

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Preseason Speed, Strength and Conditioning Program

In this week’s post and video, I lay out a preseason fitness program for athletes who need to get in shape FAST for the upcoming season. If you haven’t made it to the gym much this off season, or you’ve been playing another sport, you still have time to get in shape for the spring.

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Coordinating Upper and Lower Body Power

In today’s video I answer reader Alissa’s question about coordinating the arm circle and leg drive to get the most speed out of the pitching motion.

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