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The Effect of a 6-Week Weighted Ball Training Program on Baseball Pitchers

Sports health cover pageI’m very proud to say that our first research project on the effect of baseball pitchers training with weighted balls has finally been published!  Big thanks for my coauthors Lenny Macrina, Dr. Glenn Fleisig, Kyle Aune, and Dr. James Andrews.… Read more >

Enhance Performance During the Baseball Season by Reducing Overuse

I’ve talked over and over again that overuse is the number one reason why we have so many high school and youth baseball injuries.  It’s likely the most significant factor while also being the easiest to address.  People grasp the … Read more >

How to Prepare for and Perform a Throwing Program

The latest Inner Circle webinar recording on my How to Prepare for and Perform a Throwing Program is now available.

How to Prepare for and Perform a Throwing Program

How to Prepare for and Perform a Throwing Program

This month’s Inner Circle details the specific steps I take to … Read more >

How to Prepare Before You Throw – Part 2: Prepare Your Throwing

As I said in part 1 of this 2-part article on How to Prepare Before Your Throwing Program, one common theme that I often hear when players describe how they got hurt was that they did not properly warm up … Read more >

How to Prepare Before You Throw – Part 1: Prepare Your Body

Working with so many injured pitchers over my career, one common theme that I often hear when players describe how they got hurt was that they did not properly warm up and prepare themselves to throw.  I’m not sure if … Read more >

When Should Baseball Players Start Their Offseason Throwing Programs?

It’s that time of the baseball offseason when we start planning the start of players’ offseason throwing programs, and inevitably every year I get some sort of variation of the same question – “When should I begin my offseason Read more >

5 Things You Must Understand About Baseball Long Toss Programs

Long toss programs have become one of the most popular forms of baseball training over the last several years.  It seems like everyone on the internet has a long toss program that guarantees to increase your pitching velocity.  The Read more >

5 Mobility Issues Preventing a Consistent Release Point

consistent release pointMost people know that one of the keys to successful baseball pitching is a consistent release point.  This is a point that is driven home by coaches all the time.  Most people focus on your arm slot, for good reason. … Read more >