How Do You Stack up?

How do you stack up?  Enter your email below and find out for yourself where you stack up in weight, height and physical ratio vs. Freshmen college players at the Top 20 Division I, II and III baseball programs.

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How to Optimize Core Training for Pitchers and Players

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Rotational power is pure gold for training rotational athletes such as baseball players. Whether you are a pitcher or a position player, it serves not only as the bridge for transferring lower body strength and power to the upper body, but also is ground zero for initiating that force and sending it into the lower half to be absorbed by the ground. This is known as Ground Reaction Force, a major player in helping to increase angular velocities up the chain and eventually into the ball and bat.

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How to Protect the Baseball Player’s UCL

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In the E-book below, we are going to review how we help stabilize and protect pitchers and baseball players’ UCL (also known as the Tommy John ligament) with several exercises we perform here at RPP.  By following this protocol, we can help stabilize the injured elbow and prevent injury recurrence both before the initiation of a progressive throwing program as well as after.

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How to Increase Your Pitching Velocity in the Weight Room

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There are 10 topics that every pitcher’s strength training program MUST ADDRESS.  These topics are easy to incorporate in any training program and when incorporated properly can help increase your velocity.

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What to Expect after Tommy John Surgery

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During the past several years, we have been rehabbing many ball players sent to us by various well-renowned surgeons in the NY/NJ area with great success. Today, we are going to cover a topic that unfortunately has become more mainstream than ever, What to Expect after Tommy John Surgery? We’re going to review what goes into bringing a pitcher or position payer back from Tommy John surgery as QUICKLY and as SAFELY as possible.

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Top Six Med Ball Drills for Pitchers and Ball Players

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Top six med ball drills that every pitcher and player’s strength training program should be doing this off-season, along with year-round programming suggestions.  Enter your email address below and your copy of the “Top Six Med Ball Drills for Pitchers and Ball Players” will be sent directly to your email address.  Don’t forget to give us a follow on Instagram / Twitter!

Re-Conditioning Phase (Hypertrophy)… Training in the Fall

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Training in the fall sets up the foundation for later phases of training. The main objective is to elicit a progressive adaptation of the athlete’s anatomy and tendon strength to enable them to safely lift with more load later on. Athletes who skip these months and jump right into training strength in November do not reap the same benefits as those athletes that spend 4-8 weeks in the fall prior to moving into November. With the fall season right around the corner, I thought this would be a great time for me to talk a little bit about the importance of early off-season training, what I call the “re-conditioning phase”.

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How to Increase Your Bat Speed in the Weight Room

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There are 6 topics that every strength training program looking to improve bat speed MUST ADDRESS.  These topics are easy to incorporate in any strength training program and when incorporated properly can help increase your bat speed.

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How to Increase Your Bat Speed in the Weight Room

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Interested in increasing your bat speed in the weight room? Click here for our “remote” strength training program for position players.

How to increase bat speed is a topic that gets a lot of attention and interest from our baseball players.  Today, we’re going to review 6 topics and related exercises to increase bat speed in the weight room that are paramount and should be addressed in any training program: Continue reading “How to Increase Your Bat Speed in the Weight Room”

Best of 2021… Strength Training, Pitching and Hitting Articles

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It’s been even another crazy year for everyone, but that didn’t stop us from continuing our efforts to develop great ball players while educating the community at the same time. A few years ago, I started a series in which I posted the most popular blogs of the year. These are the articles that received the most traffic, according to our hosting statistics. It seems to be a favorite of everyone, so here we go again with the most popular baseball articles of 2021. Continue reading “Best of 2021… Strength Training, Pitching and Hitting Articles”