hitter training

Smooth Is Fast? Not So Fast

2021-04-16T17:29:44+00:00

Smooth is fast. Smooth is powerful. But smooth is not floppy. Smooth is actually the result of well-timed and synchronized co-contractions that remove muscle slack, eliminate shear forces (jerk), and amplify power, coordination and control, and protection (PCP).

Smooth Is Fast? Not So Fast2021-04-16T17:29:44+00:00

It Will Be Hard

2021-04-16T17:55:38+00:00

Commit yourself to the relentless pursuit of excellence. Find your “Why.” We’ll take care of the rest. We’ll design an individualized plan that will cover every aspect of your training: your warmup, your throwing program, your mobility/movement plan, your strengthening and coordination, your recovery, and your nutrition. We’ll cover it all, and we’ll be right there to guide you every step of the way.

It Will Be Hard2021-04-16T17:55:38+00:00

My Shoulder “Itised”

2021-04-16T17:57:14+00:00

Nearly every other day, we get a call from a player or a parent or coach of a player with arm pain that has bee diagnosed as tendonitis. The player feels a little pain in their shoulder or elbow after throwing. It’s nothing major -just a pinch or a dull ache. They ice it, take some Motrin, Advil, or Tylenol, grease it up with Icy Hot and try to “throw through it.” The pain persists and eventually gets worse. They take a few days off, but when they start throwing, it hurts again.

My Shoulder “Itised”2021-04-16T17:57:14+00:00

ARMory Guy Gained 24 mph in 3 Years and Got a D1 Power 5 Scholarship

2021-04-16T18:05:36+00:00

24 mph in just over three years? For some, that may seem unrealistic, but gains like that are not uncommon here at The Florida Baseball ARMory. They happen so frequently that we’re no longer surprised. We’re always thrilled, but never surprised. And with the right individualized training plan, they can happen for anyone, including you.

ARMory Guy Gained 24 mph in 3 Years and Got a D1 Power 5 Scholarship2021-04-16T18:05:36+00:00

Got Cut? Good.

2021-04-16T18:25:50+00:00

A professional baseball player who was cut from his high school team? We see that all the time. Here is a story on one of players who made the transformation from left out to a pro closer.

Got Cut? Good.2021-04-16T18:25:50+00:00

The Gang Leader: Self-Organization of Four Menacing Velo Robbers

2021-04-16T18:39:57+00:00

In our analysis of the pitching motion, the “gang leader” is known as “The Back-Leg Attractor,” or the first move. If the first move goes awry, the body is forced to choose from one or all of four different compensatory moves to get back on track.

The Gang Leader: Self-Organization of Four Menacing Velo Robbers2021-04-16T18:39:57+00:00

What Makes The Florida Baseball ARMory The Right Fit For You?

2021-04-16T18:48:04+00:00

A few years back, at a TBR Coaches Boot Camp, I had the pleasure of meeting Frans Bosch, a motor learning and biomechanics expert from The Kingdom of The Netherlands. At the time, the Dutch were 10-20 years ahead of the rest of the world in this area and Frans was considered the best of the best.

What Makes The Florida Baseball ARMory The Right Fit For You?2021-04-16T18:48:04+00:00

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

2021-04-16T18:50:16+00:00

It wasn’t long before Chien became the talk of the town in Surprise, AZ with eye-popping velocities reaching 96.7 mph With characteristic humility and class, Chien acknowledged his work at The ARMory in the off-season as the key to his new success. The day he mentioned it to reporters, the entire country of Taiwan visited and crashed our website. We doubled the bandwidth and after his next outing, it crashed again.

Late Life: How Chien-Ming Wang Made It Back To The Big Leagues (Part 2 Of 2)2021-04-16T18:50:16+00:00

Late Life: How Chien-Ming Wang Made it Back To The MLB

2021-04-16T18:54:50+00:00

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.

Late Life: How Chien-Ming Wang Made it Back To The MLB2021-04-16T18:54:50+00:00

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