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Success & Failure : Samantha Parrish

This quote has been said many different ways over the years, and I have heard Coach Wolforth say different variations frequently. Coming up to the start of the season, I thought this was a good time to have a reminder on the topic. Often, we let our performance in a game define us as a…
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When It Hurts… : Randy Sullivan

With the season rolling out on all levels, one thing to remember is that many injuries occur early in the year. A lot of contributors lead to this phenomenon but among the most glaring are: A steep ramp up after a long shutdown period. It’s fairly common for a pitcher to take off 2-3 months,…
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Prioritize & Execute : Ron Wolforth

We just finished our January Alumni camp at the Texas Baseball Ranch®.  We felt it was one of our very best Alumni events ever.  As with all of our camps, we begin the camp with 5 critical assessments: -A Pain Audit -A Recovery Audit -A Performance Audit -A High Speed Movement Pattern Assessment from 3…
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Plan of Action : Flint Wallace

Greatness starts with a goal.  Now that we are about two and half weeks into 2018, many people have already given up on their goal or New Year’s Resolution.  The reason most people fail to obtain or at least keep working towards their goal is because all they do is simply just come up with…
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The 3 Best Things I Learned In 2017 : Jonathan Massey

I’ve always considered myself an avid learner.  It’s something that my Dad instilled in me early in life, and something Coach Wolforth has further engrained.  With 2018 just beginning,  I thought this would be the perfect time to share with you what I learned in 2017. #1 If It’s Important, Write It Down This isn’t…
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Velocity Creation Is Formulaic : Jill Wolforth

Velocity creation is an extremely popular topic in the baseball arena and for good reason.  It can be a separator.  It can open doors that otherwise might not open. We know Increased velocity doesn’t automatically make you a better pitcher but it can buy a player some time while trying to get this ‘pitching thing’…
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How To Gauge Your Training : Flint Wallace

I was fortunate enough to be able to be a presenter again at this year’s Ultimate Pitching Coaches Boot Camp this past weekend at the Texas Baseball Ranch. It was truly awesome, and I highly recommend this annual event to every coach. I have been attending it every year since 2003, and it is always…
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The Top 4 Ways Pitchers Become Disconnected : Randy Sullivan

The definition of disconnected pitching mechanics: “Disconnected pitching mechanics” describes a pitcher whose body parts act independently, away from the natural synergy of the rest of the body or apart from a stable spine, which adds stress to connective tissue that can result in injury, premature fatigue and/or difficulty with recovery. Disconnections can also limit an…
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The Answer to Your Question : Flint Wallace

I recently saw a clip from Brian Kight, CEO of Focus 3. The clip was about if there is an outcome you want in your life that you presently are not getting, it is because you are not good enough, or you simply have not tried. So, you are good enough, you just have not…
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How Did I Get So Lucky? : Jonathan Massey

Have you had a moment in life that made you question just exactly how you got there? I know I have. Often, I’ve done something really stupid and find myself in a precarious position. Right now, it’s 1:20 am and I am sitting in a hotel in Rimini, Italy, and all I can think about…
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It’s Not a Bad Life… It’s Just a Bad Day : Jill Wolforth

It often surprises people to learn that I have a tendency to be a “glass half empty” person.  Fortunately for me, I am married to a guy who’s a “glass ¾ full” fella, even when it’s only half.  🙂 The important thing to me is my awareness of this characteristic.  I’m certainly not proud of…
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Little Hinges Swing Big Doors : Samantha Parrish

“The very same activities that had rescued me from failure, that had carried me from the failure line up to the survival line would also rescue me from average and carry me from the survival line to the success line- if I would just keep doing them.” If you have not read the book “The…
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Getting Credit : Ron Wolforth

Have you ever had a period of time where you think maybe the Lord is screaming at you trying to get your attention?  If so, you can almost certainly relate to this week’s story. Recently I had one of those experiences. It is human nature to take pleasure in compliments and being noticed and recognized…
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Who? : Flint Wallace

I believe the most important question you can ever ask yourself is, “who?” Who am I going to choose as my friends? Who am I going to choose to be a mentor to me? Who am I going to follow? Who am I going to lead? Who am I going to look up to? Who…
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Know Your Numbers : Jonathan Massey

If you own your own business, or have aspiration to ever own your own business, this is a phrase you should be familiar with. If you are going to make it as a business, especially as a small business, you absolutely have to know your numbers. You need to know the number of expenses you…
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Tough Times Don’t Last… Tough People Do : Jill Wolforth

Growing up, my father always seemed to have the right saying or two to get through difficult situations.  They had enough impact on me that they remain with me to this day and I too pull them out when the timing is right. If you haven’t heard me talk about it before, my parents were…
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