Saturday, February 1, 2014

Building the perfect pitcher - pitcher specific strength and conditioning program

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Here are the why’s of training a pitcher; everything from posture, optimizing health, durability, power, speed and strength. This researched cited book rips into the finer details of pitching and performance.

Assessment is the key to any quality strength and conditioning program. The self-assessment allows each user to break down their fundamental movements and will reveal strengths and weaknesses. This allows us to rule out exercises that could lead to injury and pick the best techniques to train your body.

Utilizing our assessment to drive our decision making for each phase, the program is divided into 13- 4 week training phases. I specify exactly when and how to implement each phase. Peak off-season is a 5 days-a-week template while in season is 2 formal intense days that will have you peaking in during playoffs while your competitors are wilting away. Each phase has HD video of every exercise available for your viewing on either your computer or mobile device.

This guide shows you all of the qualities of a great 60-yard dash. There are mini tests and training goals that I use with all of my athletes preparing for their 40 or 60-yard dashes. HINT: it’s not one particular speed workout or exercise that develops a blazing fast 60!

Josh Heenan is a Baseball Strength and Conditioning Coach. Josh spent the previous five years as the Head Strength Coach for Division I Sacred Heart University where the program set multiple records for most program wins and least missed starts. During his five years at SHU, the program amassed a conference record of 101-53, set or tied the...

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