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What Should Umpires Eat Before a Morning Game? PBSCCS was recently contacted by an umpire who wanted to know what he could do to improve his stamina and performance in morning games. He said that he seemed to be dragging during morning games and wondered if there was something that he could eat for breakfast that...

  This episode of The PBSCCS Podcast is part two of a two-part group discussion on upper-body training.   Speakers: Jordan Sidwell (Atlanta Braves organization Joe Hudson (Boston Red Sox organization) Logan Byman (EXOS, formerly Pittsburgh Pirates organization)   Questions/topics covered in this episode: Push/Pull...

Position Director of Sports Performance   Company Background Pro X Athlete Development is a 60,000 sq. ft. athletic performance facility located inside the Grand Park Sports Campus in Westfield, IN. We specialize in offering a fully-comprehensive training experience for athletes with a focus on Sports Performance...

Long Toss Initiating Force from the Ground Up By Gene Coleman, Ed. D., RSCC-E, FACSM Regardless of whether you are a believer or non-believer in the practice of long toss for pitchers and/or position players, it appears to be here to stay. Most players use some form of long toss during the off-season, pre-season...

Pitch Clock, Aerobic Capacity and Recovery By Daniel Donohue, RSCC Major League Baseball’s initiative to speed up the pace of play has altered the physiological requirements for Minor League players. Specifically, the addition of the pitch clock requires pitchers to deliver high intent, max- or near-max effort...

YOUTH SPORTS  “IF YOU DREAM BIG AND BELIEVE IN YOURSELF, YOU NEVER KNOW WHERE YOU WILL END UP “ Advice from Jennie Finch to softball players of all ages Control What You Can Control You don’t have to let other people dictate how you feel or bring you down. Find something positive to focus on, because once...