Thursday, February 27, 2014

Thrower's 10 exercise program for pitchers

The Throwers 10

Chad Madden, Physical Therapist, demonstrates exercises for the throwing athlete. Strenthens the rotator cuff muscles, upper arm, and muscles which control the shoulder blade.

Advanced Thrower's 10

The Advanced Thrower's Ten Exercise Program: A New Exercise Series for Enhanced Dynamic Shoulder Control in the Overhead Throwing Ahtlete by Kevin Wilk et all.

Throwers Ten Exercise Program (pdf with drawings)

More videos

Throwers Ten Overview - URMC Sports Medicine

Throwers Ten Diagonal Pattern Exercises

Throwers Ten Rotator Cuff

Throwers Ten Shoulder Abduction

Throwers Ten Prone Exercises

Throwers Ten Elbow Exercises

Throwers Ten Wrist Exercises


Sunday, February 23, 2014

How Baseball Gloves are Made

Did you ever wonder how baseball gloves are made?

Baseball gloves are stitched using special sewing machines and hand-laced by glove makers.

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Tips for Left-Handed Pickoff Move

Lefty Pickoffs Part 1 - Walk out of your steps

Footwork for a better pickoff move - by moving toward first base following the throw.

Lefty Pickoffs Part 2: - Fake with the eyes

Lefty pickoffs Part 3 - Never get picked off again
1) Drop an anchor with a leadoff at first, and 2) Watch the pitcher's shoulders

Baseball Tips from Bob McCreary

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

How baseball bats are made

Are wood baseball bats hand-made or machine-made?

Watch a video showing the entire wood bat making process.

Professional baseball players use wood bats that are custom-made to their specifications.