Professional Baseball Strength & Conditioning

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Check out the latest issue of Performance Baseball/Softball Conditioning Volume 14, Number 7. Performance Baseball/Softball Conditioning Volume 14, Number 7

Matt Krause and Sean Marohn were selected by MLB to serve as American and National League strength and conditioning coaches, respectively for the 2015 All-Star Game at the Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio. Krause, who worked in the Reds organization for eleven years, is in his second season as the Director...

Mentorship Lessons By Adam Ross, MSEd, RSCC The development of a strength and conditioning professional goes far beyond just possessing the knowledge needed to utilize the principles and theories of training in the design and implementation of effective training programs. Proficient and efficient programming requires...

Name:Ā  Napoleon Pichardo OrĀ­gaĀ­niĀ­zaĀ­tion:Ā  Texas Rangers Title:Ā Minor League Strength and Conditioning Coordinator Years working in proĀ­fesĀ­sional baseĀ­ball strength and conditioning:Ā  Thirteen seasons including one spring with the Yankees, one year with the Blue Jays and eleven years with the...

History of Strength and Conditioning in Professional Baseball Part 4: The Turn of the Century The Emergence of the “Strength Coaching” Profession in Baseball By Gene Coleman, Ed. D., RSCC*E The emergence of the professional baseball strength and conditioning profession started in 1993 with three American League strength...

Getting Your Game Face On by Nolan Ryan By Nolan Ryan During my five plus decades in professional baseball as a player, special advisor, club president, CEO and team owner, Iā€™ve known a lot of players, especially pitchers, who started getting their game face on a day ahead of when they were scheduled to pitch. I...

History of Strength and Conditioning in Professional Baseball Part 3: Into the 90s – The Emergence of “Strength” in Baseball By Gene Coleman, Ed.D., RSCC*E Strength and conditioning emerged as a priority activity among Major League players in the late 1980s and early 1990s. You could see the change in player size and...

History of Baseball Strength and Conditioning in Professional Baseball Part 2: The 1980s, the Nolan Ryan Influence and the Era of Acceptance and Innovation By Gene Coleman, Ed. D., RSCC*E Nolan Ryan joined the Houston Astros prior to the 1980 season as the highest-paid player in MLB, earning 1.1 million dollars a...

History Strength and Conditioning in Professional Baseball Part 1: The Beginnings (1976-1980) By Gene Coleman, Ed. D., RSCC*E My first experience in strength training for professional baseball occurred in the spring of 1976. The minor league field coordinator for the Houston Astros had become a marathon runner. When...

Name:Ā  Perry Castellano OrĀ­gaĀ­niĀ­zaĀ­tion:Ā  Ā Ā Minnesota Twins Title:Ā Director ā€“ Strength and Conditioning Years workĀ­ing in proĀ­fesĀ­sional baseĀ­ball strength and conditioning:Ā  Ā Fifteen seasons including seven seasons in Minor League Baseball. Five seasons as Minor League Strength and Conditioning...