Velocity and the Holy Grail (Part 3)

By Nunzio Signore (B.A., CPT, NASM, PES, FMS)

In today’s post we are covering Part 3 of “Velocity and the Holy Grail”.  In case you missed Part 1 please click here, Part 2 please click here.

Ball on Fire

With the off-season already here, pitchers should be in “shut down” mode for a while (preferably 8 weeks) and address arm issues that occur over the course of a long season.  Today, we’ll look at #’s 7 through 9 of what I consider to be 12 of the key components to helping pitchers increase their velocity. [Read more…]

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Velocity and the Holy Grail (Part 2)

By Nunzio Signore (B.A., CPT, NASM, PES, FMS)

Ball on FireIn today’s post we are covering Part 2 of “Velocity and the Holy Grail”. In case you missed Part 1 please click here.

Although “velocity” is the final destination for most pitchers, every athlete is built differently and trying to get there from a different starting point. This leaves no single way to map out a game plan. In Part 2 of this series, I’ll continue to talk about a few of what I think are the 12 key components to finding the Holy Grail of Pitching – Velocity.  In Part 1, I went over #’s 1, 2 and 3. So without further ado, here are #’s 4, 5 and 6. [Read more…]

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Softball – Getting It Back After a Long Season (Part 1)

By Nunzio Signore (B.A., CPT, NASM, PES, FMS)

Blog 7 - 1We’re always hearing about how “the delivery in softball is different than baseball, so the training isn’t the same”.  I’m going to stick my neck out and say that granted we’re dealing with a different arm movement, but the cold hard facts are both sports can leave an arm, hip or shoulder feeling really gritty at the end of a long season. So in this series were going to address what needs to be done to get that mobility, stability and strength back before it’s time to go out and do it again next season. [Read more…]

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