Tag Archive: warm up

How to Warm Up on a Tight Schedule

Sometimes you’ve got to pitch the next game and there’s just no time. Find out what to do in the video!

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Pre Game Shoulder Warm Up Exercises

This week, I continue my theme of in-season exercise ideas for softball players and teams. In this video, I explain and demonstrate a routine of exercises to warm up the shoulder properly before practices, games, and pitching lessons. More important than the exercises is the message of this video: begin to install more stability or strengthening exercises into your warm ups in lieu of half-focused jogging and “stretching”.

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Softball Research: How to Learn New Skills or Break Bad Habits

Struggling to learn a new pitch or break bad swing habits? Research suggests there’s a way to prime your body to learn a new skill. In this video I discuss this research and show you how to apply it to your practices and skill lessons.

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College Softball Summer Workouts – Flexibility

Over the next couple of weeks, Cassie and I will be covering the different components of a typical college softball summer workouts for incoming freshmen. This week, Cassie demonstrates a total body flexibility routine that you should be doing at home as often as possible. Below the video, I lay out the guidelines. Flexibility Routine …

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How to Warm Up When the Ground Is Wet

In this week’s video I explain and demonstrate how to warm up when the ground is wet. It’s very important to create a stable warm up that can be used on sunny days and rainy days so you can keep the pre-game routine, routine.

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Pre-Game Warmup for Pitchers, Part 1

When you’re warming up to pitch before a game, it’s very important to prepare yourself mentally as well as physically. Check out the video for more!

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Add 2-4 MPH to Your Fastball in 10 Minutes

...so do these. All of which are trained during the Bent Leg Side Plank.

How do you warm up? Do you jog out to the fence and back? Follow that up with toe touches and shoulder circles? If that’s the case you are under-preparing your body, and seriously undermining your performance. Warming up might be the last thing you want to spend time on (that goes for you too, coaches), but I’m here to demonstrate how you can literally turbo-charge your athletes in just ten minutes.

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