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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...

Larry Adegoke is entering his 3rd season as a Strength and Conditioning Coach for the New York Yankees Organization. Larry spent the previous 2 seasons at Appalachian League Rookie Affiliate, Pulaski Yankees. Prior to becoming a Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Yankees, Larry worked as an intern for the...

Youth Sports 30–Day Stuck in Home Challenge By Matt Krause, RSCC Now that the baseball season is on hold for at least another month and players are stuck in the house, there is time to refine strengths and correct weaknesses. The following is a day-by-day 30-day exercise program designed to challenge players to be in...

This episode of The PBSCCS Podcast is a group discussion on programming and strength training. Speakers: -Ben Chadwick (Boston Red Sox organization) -Travis Roberson (Cleveland Indians organization) -Ben Loftis (San Diego Padres organization)   Questions/topics covered in the episode: What does your current (or most...

Youth Sports – Training the Core By Gene Coleman, Jose Vazquez, and Matt Krause Now that the baseball season is on hold for at least another month, players have even more time to refine their strengths and correct their weaknesses. One area of weakness that is often seen in youth athletes is core strength and...

Scott Weberg just completed his 13th year in professional baseball. While the 2019 season was his first as the Head Major League Strength and Conditioning Coordinator for the Toronto Blue Jays, he has served the Blue Jays in several positions including Assistant Major League Strength and Conditioning Coach...