Archives for May 2016

Deceleration with Split Squat Depth Drop Holds

By Nunzio Signore (BA, CPT, NASM, PES, FMS)

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Today I want to talk about a method of plyometric training that helps us get a great training effect from a number of angles.   [Read more…]

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Interview with Cortland’s Strength and Conditioning Coach Justin Kompf

Microsoft PowerPoint - Presentation1By Nunzio Signore (BA, NASM, CPT, PES, FMS)

Today my interview is with Justin Kompf, the Strength and Conditioning Coach at Cortland College.  For those of you that don’t know, Cortland is a powerhouse in athletics having just recently won five conference titles (SUNYAC) in baseball, women’s lacrosse, men’s track and field, softball and men’s lacrosse.  I am sure Justin’s work has a great deal to do with this success. [Read more…]

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5 Musts for Pitchers Strength and Mobility – Part 3

By Nunzio Signore (BA, CPT, NASM, PES, FMS)

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So in this final Part 3 of our 3 Part Series on Pitchers Strength and Mobility (please click here for Part 1 and here for Part 2), we’ll cover the last two “big bangs” for the buck for maximizing arm power and health. Being that this article is about arm care, you may be surprised as to what our final two topics are about. [Read more…]

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Suffern’s Baseball Product Gets to Work

By Nunzio Signore (BA, CPT, NASM, PES, FMS)

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Last week, while training a group of our elite hockey players, I got a call that gave me goosebumps. RPP Athlete and former Suffern High School all-star pitcher Robbie Aviles was calling me from the airport. [Read more…]

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5 Musts for Pitchers Strength and Mobility – Part 2

By Nunzio Signore (BA, CPT, NASM, PES, FMS)

Arm Care - Part 2 Top Joint Image

Today we are going to cover Part 2 of this 3 Part Series on Pitchers Strength and Mobility.  In Part 1 (please click here if you haven’t read it) we touched on a bit of anatomy of the cuff musculature trying to explain, not only its function, but also to show you which parts of the delivery they are responsible for, as well as some things you can do to help maximize their potential. But like all good relationships it takes two (in this a case of 5) to tango. So without further ado, here are two of the remaining four major players involved in the grand scheme of all things related to throwing gas. [Read more…]

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