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Late Life: How Chien-Ming Wang Made It Back To The Big Leagues (Part 2 Of 3)

by Randy Sullivan
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This is part 2 of a 3 part series. To read part 1, CLICK HERE We earmarked the first 4 weeks for ability development – power building, mobility training, cleaning up his movement pattern and pushing velocity once per week. His throwing plan (6 days per week) included twice-weekly long toss, precision drill work, and one velo push day per week. Every aspect of his training plan during this phase — from warmup to throwing program, to weight training, scapular stability, training, yoga, and plyometrics would be coordinated across all disciplines and would be designed to build power. Recovery would […]

Late Life: How Chien-Ming Wang Made it Back To The MLB (Part 1 of 3)

by Randy Sullivan
in blog
Late Life. It’s the perfect title for a documentary by filmmaker, Frank Chen on rise, fall and resurgence of ex-Yankee Ace, Chien Ming Wang. It premier’s in LA on May 9th. I am honored to be a part of it. Here’s the trailer Chien had been a 19-game winner for 2 consecutive seasons with the New York Yankees and was runner-up for the AL Cy Young. But a baserunning injury and subsequent arm trouble had sent him tumbling through the minor leagues and all the way to Indy ball.  By the time he toed the rubber in Kauffman Stadium on […]