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Dong Lien is from Winnipeg, Manitoba. He enters his 16th season in professional baseball with the Philadelphia Phillies. He is the Major League Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Sports Science from the University of Manitoba and earned his Master’s degree in...

MATTHEW C KRAUSE TO BECOME FIRST ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR OF THE PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COACHES SOCIETY -PBSCCS! PBSCCS Board of Directors announce MATTHEW C KRAUSE as first ever Administrative Director of the PBSCCS “I am very humble the PBSCCS Board of Directors has chosen me to be the first...

This episode of The PBSCCS Podcast is a group discussion on in-season nutrition and supplementation (AAA and AA).   Speakers: Derek Mendoza (Seattle Mariners organization) Paul Howey (Atlanta Braves organization) RJ Guyer (Washington Nationals organization)   Questions/topics covered in this episode: Roles in the...

Sponsor Appreciation Week: Each day this week the PBSCCS will be saying thank you to our All-Star sponsors with a highlight post. Being an All-Star sponsor means supporting all PBSCCS activities for the calendar year (including our Virtual Clinic, Winter Meetings, and podcast episodes). Today’s post is to say thank...

Sponsor Appreciation Week: Each day this week the PBSCCS will be saying thank you to our All-Star sponsors with a highlight post. Being an All-Star sponsor means supporting all PBSCCS activities for the calendar year (including our Virtual Clinic, Winter Meetings, and podcast episodes). Today’s post is to say thank...

Nathan Friedman, CSCS, is a Minor League Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Arizona Diamondbacks. He is in his second season in professional baseball with the Dbacks. He has a BS in Kinesiology and MS in Sport and Exercise Psychology from Temple University. While enrolled at Temple, he worked six seasons with...

  Group episodes were the big addition to the podcast in year three. The feedback has been very positive thus far, and we will continue to have more group episodes in the future. We will also be working to add sponsors to our podcast this year (with potential discount codes for listeners). In terms of the PBSCCS, we...

This episode of The PBSCCS Podcast is a group discussion on using Functional Range Conditioning (FRC) in professional baseball.   Speakers: Al Sandoval (Texas Rangers organization) Derek Mendoza (Seattle Mariners organization) Trevor Swartz (Colorado Rockies organization)   Questions/topics covered in the...

Lower Extremity Body Weight Exercises By Nate Shaw, ATC, RSCC*D – Arizona Diamondbacks Every baseball season I receive a number of questions from young players and their parents asking – “What can I do to increase leg strength at the ball park without any equipment?” While there are a lot of exercises that...

YOUTH BASEBALL In an attempt to better serve the coaches, players and parents involved in youth baseball, the PBSCCS periodically publishes information on factors that can affect health, conditioning and performance at this level. Topics are selected from questions submitted by participants, coaches and parents...