Monthly Archives: October 2013

Oct 31

Hecklers Are No Longer In The Crowd. They Stay Home.

By Dan Blewett | Pitching

It’s really sad what the digital age has brought upon us. In years prior, hecklers had to stand up in the crowd and shout to be heard. If a handful of people out of thousands had the guts, they could stand up and tell you exactly how badly they thought you stink. “Blewwwwwwwwwwwwww ittttttt. You’re […]

Oct 22

Client Spotlight: Trent’s Outstanding Weight Loss

By Dan Blewett | Pitching

Trent came to us from our ever expanding network: he’s a busy territory manager for a company owned by the father of one of our D-1 baseball players. Spending most of his day on the road, he’d fallen into habits unbefitting of a man of his personality. Trent’s one of the funniest guys we know, […]

Oct 20

Dress For Success In Sports and Life

By Dan Blewett | Pitching

If this sounds suspiciously like a rant, well, that’s because it is. Recently, Lucas and I were invited to enjoy a concert. Upon arrival, I was introduced to a handful of new people and one who I had already met. The one I had already met quickly asked, “A little dressed-up for a rock concert […]

Oct 17

What Is Autoregulation and Why Do You Need It?

By Dan Blewett | Pitching

Too often, we push ourselves beyond our ability levels because we feel like we should be capable of more than we are. Be it a training cycle, a single training session, game or otherwise, we often place high expectations on ourselves to live up to lifetime performance records and maximums. The reality is that we […]

Oct 15

Are The Detractors of Long Toss Correct?

By Dan Blewett | Pitching

Long toss has become a topic for heated debate in recent years – some love it, some hate it. It tends to be a very polarizing conversation between coaches and players. A poll of Major League players will reveal that some use it religiously and others choose not to long toss at all. I believe […]

Oct 06

Injury Prevention Evaluation for Throwers

By Dan Blewett | Pitching

This past week we did our injury prevention evaluation for throwers in our program – baseball & softball – as well as our volleyball players. We’re looking for a handful of things that the research says correlates with a higher injury risk for shoulder and elbow injuries. Here’s a layman explanation of what we’re looking […]