July 2018 / 4 posts found

95 The New 90! How You Can Get There

by Randy Sullivan
Did you see the 2018 MLB Allstar Game? If you did, then you noticed one common denominator on both sides of the ball — POWER! On the offensive side, there were twenty hits — 9 homers.  And on the mound, every pitcher was bringing straight fuel! Here are the maximum velocities of every pitcher in the game. Sale 100.7 mph Vazquez 99.9 Diaz 99.4 Foltynewicz 99.0 Severino 98.9 Treinen 98.9 deGrom 98.8 Scherzer 98.5 Snell 98.2 Jeffress 98.1 Morton 97.9 Jimenez 97.5 Hader 97 Berrios 96.9 Nola 96.2 Hand 94.4 Happ 94.4 Stripling 93.8 Sheesh! 13 of 18 pitchers over […]

I Might Have Screwed Up

by Randy Sullivan
Ok … So what had happened was … When we first launched the idea for The Florida Baseball Ranch/Dutch Baseball Skill Acquisition Summit I randomly chose July 18th at 11:59 as the deadline for Early Bird Discount registration. Well … I might have forgotten that on product or event deadline days, Amy Marsh, my business partner and the CFO/COO of Sullivan Rehab Services and The Florida Baseball Ranch®, typically has to work through the night answering phone calls and handling last-minute registrations. I might have also forgotten that July 18th is her birthday. I might have also not remembered until […]

The Los Angeles Angels Of Anaheim Are Coming To The Summit! Are You?

by Randy Sullivan
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By now you’ve probably heard about the rockstar list of presenters we’ve booked for the Florida Baseball Ranch®/Dutch Baseball Skill Acquisition Summit. If you think that list is impressive, you’ll be amazed at the credentials of some the registered attendees. At the time of this writing, we have commitments from at least 10 MLB organizations and from some of the most highly regarded movement specialists and skill acquisition scientists in the industry. I’m betting the conversations during the breaks, lunches, cocktail hours and the panel discussions will be as valuable as the content presented during the scheduled activities. I just […]

Welcome To TWITs Anonymous

by Randy Sullivan
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Welcome to TWITs anonymous. My name is Randy Sullivan, and I am a recovering TWIT coach. For years my coaching style involved a traditional style that has come to be popularly known as TWIT Coaching. Oh, you haven’t heard about TWIT coaching? Let me explain: Here’s the basic formula for TWIT coaching: T:  We Tell the player how to perform a skill (maybe even demonstrate it.) W: We Watch him do it. I:   We stop Immediately Inform of all the things he did wrong. T: Then we Tell him how to do it better (sometimes demonstrating again while pointing out […]