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MLB Strength and Conditioning: What We Do and How We Do It By Nate Shaw, ATC, RSCC Because the gates at Chase Field and most other MLB ball parks open 1.5 hours before each game Sunday through Thursday and 2 hours before Friday and Saturday games, some fans think that players and coaches get to the ball park between...

Andrea Nunez is currently a strength and conditioning coach in the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim organization. She is the first Latina Strength and Conditioning Coach in professional baseball. She spent the 2019 season in the AZL, winning the award of Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year in that league. She is...

This episode of The PBSCCS Podcast is a group discussion on using force plates and jump testing.   Speakers: Trevor Swartz (Colorado Rockies organization) Brian Buck (Sparta Science)   Questions/topics covered in the episode: General force plate discussion (frequency of testing, metrics used, testing used,...

Rob Fumagalli, CSCS, RSCC Rob Fumagalli just completed his 13th year in strength and conditioning and 11th in professional baseball. While the 2020 season is his first as the Assistant Major League Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Texas Rangers, he has over a decade of experience in professional and collegiate...

Training the Core in Youth Baseball By Tyler Gniadek, CSCS, RSCC – Chicago White Sox In an attempt to better serve the coaches, players and parents involved in youth and high school baseball, the PBSCCS periodically publishes information on factors that can affect conditioning and performance at these levels. Topics...

Exercise to Improve Shoulder and Hip Separation in Pitcher/Hitters By Michael Sadler, Seattle Mariners One of the main factors in pitching velocity and bat speed is the torque that’s achieved through hip and shoulder separation. Often the ability to hit or throw with power is dependent upon rotational mobility and...

Performance Requirements in 12U vs. 13U Baseball Gene Coleman, Ed. D., RSSC*E and Jose Vazquez, PT, RSCC In an attempt to better serve the coaches, players, and parents involved in youth and high school baseball, the PBSCCS periodically publishes information on factors that can affect conditioning and performance at...

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