Monthly Archives: October 2012

Oct 23

Adding Meditation To Our Mix

By Dan Blewett | Mental Training

I am a meathead at heart – I became an athlete during my time at UMBC under Fred Cantor, my first and still biggest mentor in the strength training industry. Fred is as unfluffy as they come, forcing many soft and overly-academic D-1 athletes to move some heavy iron. In a school known for its […]

Oct 17

Indian Club Throwing Drills

By Dan Blewett | Pitching

We are using Indian clubs as part of the WARBIRD Academy warm up. I’m using three exercises, all of which help ┬áto warm up and mobilize the shoulder while teaching good mechanical maxims. Some say that altering a biomechanical pattern with an abnormally weighted object (i.e. a 1 kilogram Indian club versus a 5oz baseball) […]

Oct 07

The SWAGGER Manifesto

By Dan Blewett | Mental Training

The Term Swagger is oft-used in my gym. It’s to the point where I’m sure people are asking, “Why the Romance with this word?” Well, I’ll fill you in. I’m not as much selling training as I am a lifestyle of increased Alpha-Prowess. What is Alpha-Prowess? Well, aside from being a term I just made […]