Tag Archives: strength training

Key to Hitting: The Power of the Top Hand!! Part of the “6 Simple Steps of Line Drive Hitting.”

March 21, 2023 0 Comments

Key to Hitting: The Power of the Top Hand!! Part of the “6 Simple Steps of Line Drive Hitting.” I firmly believe that the Top Hand is the MOST IMPORTANT […]

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Pro’s and Con’s of Travel Ball and Little League Ball

Pro’s and Con’s of Travel Ball and Little League Ball By Coach Tim Wampler Playing in both Little League and travel ball can be a great experience for a player. On the one hand, it’s great to have the opportunity to play in a competitive environment and learn important...

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Being an Explosive Hitter

February 25, 2023 0 Comments

Being an Explosive Hitter By Coach Tim Wampler The primary purpose of being a coach is to inspire excellence in your athletes. Training athletes to have an Explosive Swing with power and a high batting average has some unique challenges. First, as a player and as a coach,...

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THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN AN INFIELD GLOVE & OUTFIELD GLOVE

February 12, 2023 0 Comments

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN AN INFIELD GLOVE & OUTFIELD GLOVE By Coach Tim Wampler Infielders and outfielders play different roles on the field, so their gloves differ based on how they are used.An outfielders glove usually has deeper pocket allowing the outfielder to chase down chase fly balls, securing the...

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What to Eat after a Practice/Game; Post Practice/Game Nutrition; Recovering Right

February 8, 2023 0 Comments

What to Eat after a Practice/Game; Post Practice/Game Nutrition; Recovering Right By Brittany Saxton After practices and games, athletes are hungry! I find they often go for the quickest, easiest food which means they’re not getting a ton of nutrients. Can you talk about refueling post-practice/game?...

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Prevent Injury with Nutrition

February 2, 2023 0 Comments

Prevent Injury with Nutrition By Brittany Saxton Preventing injury is not always top of mind for an athlete or coach and when it is, it’s common to forget how much of a role nutrition plays here. Preventing injury seems and feels like a complicated thing, but it’s not. We...

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CARBOHYDRATES – WHY THEY ARE ESSENTIAL FOR ATHLETES

February 1, 2023 0 Comments

CARBOHYDRATES – WHY THEY ARE ESSENTIAL FOR ATHLETES By Brittany Saxton Carbohydrates (also known as carbs) tend to get a bad rap, but the last thing we want our athletes thinking is that carbs are “bad!” They are frowned upon because they don’t always come in the most nutritious...

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Fueling the Athlete for Improved Performance

January 28, 2023 0 Comments

Fueling the Athlete for Improved Performance By Brittany Saxton What coach, parent, or athlete doesn’t want to see the best performance possible out on the field? We all want that, so let’s make sure we are setting our athletes up to perform at their highest potential! In this blog, we...

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6 Simple Steps of Hitting

January 11, 2023 0 Comments

By Coach Tim Wampler In the past few years, baseball and softball swing mechanics has become scientifically studied. I strongly believe in a Simple Science Approach to hitting! The 6 Simple Step Approach to building a swing is easy to teach, understand and apply for all coaches and hitters at...

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