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Professional, collegiate, high school and youth league coaches and parents may know a lot about USA Baseball, but there is also a great deal of information that they may not know. Most may know, for example, that USA Baseball is the National Governing Body for amateur baseball in the United States. We represent the...

Check out the latest issue of Performance Conditioning Baseball/Softball here.   Inside you’ll find topics such as technology in strength training, adaptations in current strength training, and a look back at some favorite exercises of the stars.   Performance Conditioning Baseball/Softball Vol. 17 Issue 4

There are five physical tools that pro and college scouts look for when evaluating baseball talent: 1) the ability to hit; 2) the ability to hit with power; 3) running speed; 4) arm strength; and 5) fielding ability. While it’s important to score high on most or all of these tools, physical attributes aren’t the...

In 2011, there were 50 oblique injuries among MLB players and these players spent a total of 1,604 days on the DL. The average stay was 35 days for pitchers and 28 days for position players. The total cost of these 50 injuries (salaries paid to injured players plus salaries paid to players who replaced them) was more...

  Austin is entering his second season as a strength and conditioning coach for the Kansas City Royals organization. He is currently serving as the Rookie Ball strength coach for the Burlington Royals. Prior to joining the Royals in 2016, he was a performance coach at Godspeed Elite Sports Academy in Hoover, Alabama....

Check out the latest news in Performance Conditioning Baseball/Softball.  Click the link below!    Performance Conditioning Baseball/Softball Volume 17, Number 2

Adam Noel enters his third year as a minor league strength and conditioning coach for the Texas Rangers. He currently serves as the Rangers Class-A strength coach for the Hickory Crawdads. He joined the Rangers organization in September 2015 after spending the previous two years as a graduate assistant athletic...

Kirby Retzer began his career in exercise science in 2013 as an intern for the Minor League Strength and Conditioning Coordinator (Mike Roose) of the Boston Red Sox in Fort Myers, FL. Upon graduating with honors from Florida Gulf Coast University, Kirby was hired full time by the Minnesota Twins and was responsible...

  Pictured L to R, Strickland, Abell, Tressel 2017 MiLB Strength Coach of the Year Award was presented to all winners during the Professional Baseball Strength and Conditioning Coaches Society Winter Meetings in Orlando, Florida on December 9th.  In attendance to receive their award was Trey Strickland (Midwest...

  Ryan is currently going into his second season as the Arizona Performance Coordinator for the Cleveland Indians baseball organization. Prior to the 2017 season, Ryan worked at his alma mater DeLand High School (DeLand, FL), where he served as the school’s first Director of Strength and Conditioning. Before DHS, Ryan...