Posts by: Tim Rodmaker

Click below to read the latest publication of Performance Conditioning.  Covering topics such as; Healthy Shoulder, Sprint Mechanics, and Recovery. Performance Conditioning Baseball/Softball Volume 16, Number 6

Organization: San Francisco Giants have a full-time Job Title: Latin American Strength and Conditioning Coordinator (position available for the 2018 season.) Job Description: The duration of the position is January 1st – December 31st, 2018 with the possibility for future advancement within the...

ORGANIZATION: Milwaukee Brewers JOB TITLE: Minor League Strength and Conditioning Coach JOB DESCRIPTION: Provides overall supervision/implementation of the strength and conditioning program for minor league players. Evaluates, motivates, and educates athletes in all aspects as it relates to performance enhancement and...

ORGANIZATION: San Francisco Giants Baseball Organization JOB TITLE: Full Time Strength and Conditioning Coach JOB DESCRIPTION: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Implementation and supervision of all conditioning protocols as set by the MiLB Coordinator; overseeing daily dynamic warm-up, aid coordinator...

An Advanced Power Exercise mixing KB and Resistance Bands.

Mini bands are a portable, inexpensive and versatile piece of equipment that should be considered when programming athletic training regimens. Regardless of an athlete’s training experience, mini bands are easy to use, lightweight, easy to transport, and come in a variety of resistances. They can be incorporated in...

The best way to assess your pitcher’s mechanics is to get side view and back view videotape of the athlete. Many studies have been done on baseball pitching mechanics and hundreds of mechanical variables have been explored, but trying to correct too many points at once creates too much confusion in the athlete....

The MD ball has become a staple in almost every functional training program because it is one of the simplest and safest tools for developing total body power from the ground up. Regardless of whether you are performing rotary or overhead movements, the MD ball teaches summation of forces from the ground through the...

John Philbin is completing his seventh year of work in professional baseball including six (2009-2015) as the Head Major League Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Washington Nationals and one as Strength, Conditioning and Rehabilitation Coordinator for Player Development for the New York Yankees. A native of...

Speed Squats, Alternate Lunges, Eagles and Squat Jumps Finisher exercises are designed to kick your butt at the end of the workout. A goal for the off-season, spring training and in-season is to “finish strong”. You want a strong finish for each workout, every practice session, every game and the season. Finishers...