Monthly Archives: November 2016

Stay : Flint Wallace

Over my career as an athlete, coach, and teacher, I have noticed that the most successful people are the ones who STAY. I don't mean they stay where they currently are in their growth…that is definitely one thing successful people do not do. Here is what I mean by ‘they are the ones who stay’.…
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Running Poles – A Waste Of Time : Brian Oates

Long distance running, such as running poles, has been discussed, blogged about, and been the topic of much debate in the baseball community. It seems as though most of the leading minds in baseball have reached a consensus that long distance running does nothing to help a pitcher. Yet here I am, writing a blog…
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Denial Is Not A River In Egypt : Ron Wolforth

I wish I had a dime for every young athlete who complained to me about working hard and yet… is underachieving in some way… velocity, command, pain/recovery/durability, and/or consistency, etc. They are frustrated. They are discouraged. They are sad. They are melancholy. They are despondent. They are at their wits end. Coach Gary Ward referred…
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Train Smart-Get Impressive Results : Brian Oates

These past couple of posts may be a complete revelation to you or it could be something you've been incorporating for years just from intuition. A little over a year and a half ago it was a total eye-opener for me. I had been seriously training since I was about 17 years old and yet…
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Explosively Train the ATP Energy System : Brian Oates

Because my focus is on baseball players, both pitchers and hitters, the ATP energy system is the one of greatest interest and importance. However, if you are involved in any sport which requires explosive movements then this should be the system of greatest interest to you as well. As I said before, it is possible…
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Energy Systems And Performance : Brian Oates

The majority of elite athletes today train using methods which simulate the vigor their bodies will be exerting during competition. The reason for this is due to a realization by top athletes and trainers that peak performance can only be achieved by fine tuning the bodily processes which control their ability to perform. Success in…
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