Revolution Baseball… Foundations of Strength Training and Building Elite Ball Players

Strength is the foundation of most athletic movements, and at Revolution Baseball, strength training is at the core of our travel program. Our general thinking is that you need to be strong in order to become a high-performance or even elite ball player. Whether it’s throwing a baseball, hitting one over the fence or running to field a ball, everything begins with a foundation of strength.

    • You can’t throw hard (at least not for very long) if you’re NOT strong
    • You can’t hit the ball hard if you’re NOT strong
    • You can’t run fast or change direction quickly if you’re NOT strong

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Travel Baseball… Should it Be about Winning or Player Development?

We often get asked whether our Revolution Travel Baseball program is about “player development” or “winning”? First, let me say that RPP Baseball is operating at full capacity. We didn’t start a travel program to fill up the building. In fact, we are currently seeking additional space. Second, we aren’t looking to build just another travel program. Similar to our player development programs we are looking to build a nationally recognized travel program that can compete with any organization at any level.

With that said, let’s cover the topic “winning vs. development?”

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How Did Revolution Players Spend the Off-season?

When we set out to form our own travel baseball program, we wanted to make sure that player development plays a significant role.  Player development can mean a lot of different things depending on who you ask.  Some consider player development to be skill-based, while others consider it to be physical development.

For us, player development means a holistic approach to developing the athlete. As players and parents look to the next pitch or next at bat or even the next game, we are looking out 2-4 years from a medium to long-term development standpoint.  What do we mean by this?

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