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Jason Meredith is in his second season with the Milwaukee Brewers after joining the organization in November 2016. Prior to working with the Brewers, he spent seven seasons in the Philadelphia Phillies organization, most recently as minor-league strength and conditioning coordinator (2014-16). He was the strength and...

Consistency is King: Programming for Sport By Max Torres, M.Ed., CSCS Any trip onto various YouTube fitness pages yields a plethora of videos demonstrating every variation of every exercise that you could possibly think of. With all of these exercises shoved in your face, how could you possibly provide your athletes...

Proper Conditioning for the Baseball Player By Zach Dechant, CSCS, USAW, SCCS Conditioning with Tempo Runs. Conditioning for baseball players has long consisted of LSD: long, slow, distance work. While slow aerobic work has it benefits, I tend to disagree that it is a useful technique for baseball athletes which leads...

Hip Thrust and Squat for Acceleration and Max Running Speed By Jose Vazquez, PT, RSCC, Napoleon Pichardo, RSCC, Gene Coleman, RSCC*E For decades, the squat has been considered to be the “King of Exercises” for almost all things athletic. While research indicates that squats are effective for improving many of the...

Matt Eiden just completed his 11th year working in professional baseball, all with the Washington Nationals. Eiden’s career in professional baseball started in 2009 as an intern with the Nationals (2009-2010). In 2011, Washington hired him to work part-time when the team was home and to direct rehab workouts when...

Being a Well-trained Athlete Isn’t Enough By Jim Taylor, Ph. D. One of the questions I’m asked most frequently from athletes, coaches, and parents is: “What does it take to be a successful athlete?” For any athlete who wants to be their best, this is no easy question, yet one that is worth asking and worth even...

PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COACHES SOCIETY STEPS UP TO PARTNER WITH HOOTON FOUNDATION PBSCCS WILL ENDORSE AND FINANCIALLY SUPPORT THF’s EDUCATION MISSION WITH SPONSORSHIP OF “ALL ME®” T-SHIRTS   McKinney, Texas (Saturday, February 23, 2019) – The Taylor Hooton Foundation announced today...

ORGANIZATION: Seattle Mariners JOB TITLE: Strength and Conditioning Internship JOB DESCRIPTION: Responsibilities include: Implementing the Mariners Strength and Conditioning program during Extended Spring Training, as well as in season with our Arizona League rookie ball team. Additional responsibilities include...