Monthly Archives: March 2012

Mar 22

A better way to do pushups

By Dan Blewett | Pitching

  Cal Dietz and Kevin Kocos recently ran an article on Elitefts.com describing a type of plyometric training that they called antagonistically facilitated shock training. The concept, while not entirely new, is a neat one. By contracting the opposing musculature (antagonist) to begin the movement, the targeted muscles (agonist) are relaxed and space is created […]

Mar 11

Music That’ll Happify

By Dan Blewett | Pitching

This time of year, with more than half of my athletes out playing, my stress level mostly abates. I’m left with more free time to see my summer ahead of me, right as the sun starts poking its head around. I find my thoughts happily wandering so much that I’m often left unable to put […]

Mar 09

Baseball Mental Training – My Journey

By Dan Blewett | Mental Training

Six weeks ago I was in Southern California at Alan Jaeger’s mental training camp. I was among 15 or so fellow professionals, most of whom were younger than I, higher up in baseball than I, and maybe hadn’t experienced as much failure as I have along the way. I reached out to Alan and read […]