Is strength training different for pitchers and hitters?
Yes and no. The vast majority of the strength training for pitchers and hitter is going to be very similar except there are 3 things we need to account for in each group: Volume, Athleticism, and Exercise Prescription. For more info on this topic check out the video by Lead Strength Trainer, Kyle Rogers, titled Differences and Similarities when Programming Lifting for Hitters and Pitchers found on DrivelinePLUS.
How do you integrate strength with throwing?
When integrating Strength with throwing the first we need to note is Training Economy. The example we like to use is a dollar bill. If you spend .50 cents on throwing then you can only have $.50 worth of training to spend on strength training. This ...
What are my Remote Training Options with Driveline as a Pitcher?
Online Pitching: If you are unable to come and train with us on-site, our Online Pitching Program is a great option that will provide direction for your training as you work toward accomplishing your goals. With online training, you would have an ...
What are my Remote Training Options with Driveline as a Hitter?
Online Hitting: For athletes unable to make it out to our facility, Online Hitting is our most hands-on form of instruction outside of training on-site with us. Upon signing up for Online Hitting, athletes will receive a built-out profile within TRAQ ...
Training at Driveline- The Assessment and In-Gym Training
A typical day at Driveline usually consists of roughly 3-4 hours of training per day regardless of whether you are a pitcher or hitter. All athlete programming, media, and data will be stored in TRAQ, which is an invaluable ally for our operations. ...
How Should Sidearm Pitchers Do Driveline?
Notes for Sidearm Pitchers We receive many questions regarding how the throwing routine should change for sidearm pitchers. You may be surprised to find out that it doesn’t change much at all. Here are a few reasons why: Throwing sidearm is mostly ...