Posts by: Tim Rodmaker

Partner Assisted KB Swing is an advanced power exercise to add into your progression.

I truly believe your future is created by what you do today, not what you do tomorrow, or next week, or next season. That is the future. To impact that future, you must take action today. Change does not happen by chance, it happens by choice. So you must make that choice and Take Action Today! Remember, every expert...

Designing training programs for baseball players can be very simple.  There are, however, a few basic concepts that must be considered before you get started.  Successful programs can be completed with minimal risk of injury. Successful programs help athletes achieve specific goals. Successful programs take into...

Ric Mabie is in his 16th year working in the field of strength and conditioning and his 14th year in professional baseball all with the Texas Rangers (2003-2017). A native of Paterson, NJ, Ric attended Lakeland Reginal HS in Wanaque, NJ and received his diploma after entering the military. Ric served in the Military...

In the United States, we believe in checks and balances from the Federal Government to the hospital. Our assumption is that there is someone safeguarding the consumer. In recent years, we’ve seen the consequences when no one is watching businesses and banks. What you might not know is that since 1994, no one is...

A previous post, Jump Rope in Baseball – Back to the Future, outlined the benefits and procedures of jumping rope. But what if you don’t have a rope or if you are working with a relatively large group and don’t have enough ropes to go around? Use line jumps and hops. Line jumps (two feet) and line hops (one...

Check out the most current issue of Baseball/Softball Performance Conditioning here covering Nutrition, the relationship between Ground Force and Ball Speed, and Velocity Based Training.   Baseball/Softball Performance Conditioning Volume 16 Number 6      

ORGANIZATION: CINCINNATI REDS JOB TITLE: LATIN AMERICAN STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COORDINATOR JOB DESCRIPTION: The Cincinnati Reds are looking for a candidate to fill the position of Latin American Strength and Conditioning Coordinator. Candidate will oversee the Latin American Strength and Conditioning program based out...

ORGANIZATION: Philadelphia Phillies JOB TITLE: Full Time Minor League Strength and Conditioning Coach JOB DESCRIPTION The Philadelphia Phillies are seeking a person with a passion for strength and conditioning and a strong work ethic for the position of Minor League Strength and Conditioning Coach. Duties include but...

Check the link below to view the entire list of 2017 MiLB Strength Coaches of the Year, as voted by their peers.  Congratulations to ALL winners!   MiLB Strength Coach of the Year 2017