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Cold Weather Baseball Hacks

Cold Weather Baseball Hacks

Today i’ll talk about some “hacks” that you can perform when you’re playing baseball in extremely cold weather to hopefully make it suck a little less

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The Rehab Process

The Rehab Process

A topic that I would say i’m well qualified to talk about is “The Rehab Process.” Today I just want to shine some light on my personal battle with injuries and how to get the most out of the rehab process

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The “0-2” Pitch

The “0-2” Pitch

Today I want to talk about the “0-2” Pitch. Not really discussed all too often but there’s a few nuggets that I want to dive into today that could benefit your pitching performance.

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Getting Velocity To Translate

Getting Velocity To Translate

What do you do if you’re someone who actually has really good arm strength and shows high velo when you play catch but it doesn’t translate to the games? Let’s dive into this interesting dynamic.

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Visualization

Visualization

Today I'll take a complete dive into Visualization. I get a lot of questions regarding this due to the simple fact that I talk about it quite a bit. Obviously a huge believer in visualization but I do encourage you to identify if it's going to benefit your...

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Not Getting Playing Time

Not Getting Playing Time

"What can I do if my coach isn't playing me?"   This was a question that got asked during yesterdays Q&A on Instagram and I couldn’t just give a 15 second answer. Such a good topic touching on the importance of foundation as well as perception. Hope this...

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Showcases + Scouting/Recruiting Process

Showcases + Scouting/Recruiting Process

"What should I expect when dealing with a college baseball recruiter at a showcase?"   Today we'll talk about the idea behind attending baseball showcases and if you should or not. Then we'll discuss the process behind getting recruited and/or scouted. We'll also...

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A Pitchers Off Season Plan

A Pitchers Off Season Plan

Today I'll discuss my personal experience when it comes to attacking the offseason or attacking the winters for pitchers. Something that we don't often talk about is what should pitchers be doing when the season ends. Should we put the ball down until the next season?...

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Intentionally Training Movement Patterns

Intentionally Training Movement Patterns

Piggy-Backing off the Brain/Body Connection segment I did the other day I wanted to highlight the importance of taking that next step in your development and really focusing on being extremely intentional with the work that you're putting in. Personally, this is where...

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Set Yourself Up For Success

Set Yourself Up For Success

A lesson with one of my Clients working on setting ourselves up for success as pitchers. Obviously executing pitches makes our job a whole lot easier as pitchers but the goal is to intentionally sequence our stuff in a way that gives us the best chance of having...

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Establishing The Brain/Body Connection

Establishing The Brain/Body Connection

Today I'll talk about the "Brain/Body Connection" and why I believe it to be so crucial to understand this concept as you go through your baseball development.     If you want to dive further into this topic with me to help you develop a process then let's...

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Mentally Locking In – Pitching Talks

Mentally Locking In – Pitching Talks

"How do I go about locking in mentally for a game?"   Today I'll touch on how to go about getting Mentally Locked In for a game. The biggest thing to take from this talk is, again, everyone is going to be different in how they go about this process. As you'll...

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Pitch Execution

Pitch Execution

Today we're going to talk about execution while identifying the particular sequence. First I'm going to show you the video clip then I'll break it down. I encourage you to read below the video to get a better understanding of what we're searching for. If you're in the...

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Curveball Mindset

Curveball Mindset

Working with my guy Tye here and wanted to challenge him with something related to his mindset when throwing a Curveball. You can view the video below. He previously threw probably his best Curveball of the day when I said “Curveball Down” - A few pitches later I cued...

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Pitching To Strengths – Pitching Talks

Pitching To Strengths – Pitching Talks

"How do I manage pitching to my strengths but also the hitters weakness?"   Today I'll touch on the ever so popular Pitching topic of Pitching to our strengths and/or pitching to the hitters weaknesses. There's obviously a ton of "fine lines" when discussing a...

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Developing Routines

Developing Routines

"What's your routine for after you pitch?"   For those of you who have followed me for awhile now know that I'm a huge advocate for developing routines for just about everything. I'm more extreme than some when it comes to routines but either way I still believe...

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Self Confidence + Conviction

Self Confidence + Conviction

"What's the most important thing to have as a baseball player?"     I think we all understand the importance of having confidence not just as an athlete but as a human being going through life. Everyone is going to have different ways to go about instilling...

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Seeking Optimal Baseball Performance

Seeking Optimal Baseball Performance

"What do I have to do if I want to play Baseball at the next level?" I couldn't be more passionate about this topic. I think we live in this society where we constantly think we need to do only a couple things and we'll reach our goals.. Well I'm here to tell you...

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How To Stay Relaxed While Pitching

How To Stay Relaxed While Pitching

"How do I stay relaxed while I'm Pitching?" This is a great question that I get asked often. We tend to talk all about how to train accordingly to maximize our performance on the mound but what about the mental side of what goes into it? I want to shed some light on...

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What To Do If You Get Cut From The Team

What To Do If You Get Cut From The Team

"What Do I Do If I Get Cut From The Team?" Today I’ll discuss a topic that’s not really talked about all too often due to it not being a super positive topic. Although it's not a positive topic I want to shed some light on it due to it being something that we all...

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Velocity Development

Velocity Development

"How do I throw harder?" We know the demand for Velocity is higher than it has ever been. This is why I don't blame 12 year old kids asking me how to throw harder.. I wanted to highlight a few key points that I'm very passionate about when it comes to Velocity...

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Commanding The Baseball

Commanding The Baseball

  Get a lot of questions regarding this topic so I hope I’m crystal clear in regards to what I believe to be the disconnect in Commanding The Baseball as Pitchers.  As Velocity becomes sooo important we’re losing sight on a very crucial aspect in Pitching and...

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Prepare Better – Why Do You Think You’re Hurting?

Prepare Better – Why Do You Think You’re Hurting?

  Guys, I’ll never say playing Summer Ball is “bad” but it can be, if you don’t prepare accordingly, a path that leads right to a devastating injury.  I get a lot of questions regarding why some of y’alls arm hurt.. well look at the big picture of how you...

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How To Get Seen By Scouts or Recruiters

How To Get Seen By Scouts or Recruiters

Today we’ll talk about how you can go about getting seen by recruiters or scouts in the year 2019. It’s no secret that technology is taking over our world.. so why not use it to put yourself in a better situation moving forward? We have a means to be so connected...

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Just Throw Strikes

Just Throw Strikes

  It’s just that easy, right? I just don’t understand why you just don’t let the guy hit it? Just throw it over the plate!  Terrible..  Unfortunately these are some of the verbal cues that are thrown out to youth pitchers and in my experience professional...

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What Are You Fearing?

What Are You Fearing?

Something that doesn’t really get talked about because no one really wants to talk about it but it’s the simple question in regards to why we, as athletes, get nervous or have anxiety before/during games. Have you ever asked yourself why? Have you ever asked yourself...

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Controlling The Chaos

Controlling The Chaos

The question that sparked today’s topic is one that a lot of Pitchers have but maybe a bit hesitant to ask.. I know I was. “How can we stay in control and keep our composure when everything seems to be going wrong for us?” Although this would be a fantastic...

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Bounce Back After Failure

Bounce Back After Failure

Wanted to produce something for you guys that tackled more of the "Mental Game" aspect of Baseball. Been getting a lot of questions regarding what happens when you struggle.. Which is a sensational question just because no one wants to talk about failure, right? But...

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