Why does current Baltimore Ravens football head coach Jim Harbaugh put his quarterbacks through baseball drills? He knows what famed coach Bill Walsh understood about his best players… they develop “athletic instincts” no matter what sport they play. The best ones can perform well in multiple sports. Have you see the video of baseball superstar […]
Your child takes the mound. The winning run is at the plate. You feel your chest tighten, hands beginning to sweat, as if they are pitching in the final game of the world series. They throw their first pitch…ball one. The pitch is high and outside. You shout out to them. Hoping your words will just […]
HitTrax has been a great tool at our facility. Recently, Diamond Kinetics was integrated with HitTrax which means all of the batted ball data is being combined with the bat movement data. (Without me doing it manually so this saves me a TON of time.) Very exciting stuff if you want to learn how […]
How fast should your player swing? How fast can he get his hands? How long does it take him from first movement until impact with the ball? Here are some averages by age group from 5 years of age until college. Will you just settle for average?
This holiday season kids will rip open their gifts in the hopes of finding gifts they truly desire. They might really be hoping for the latest video game or craving the hot Lego Star Wars collection. One thing is for certain, if you have a baseball or softball player in the house a new bat can leave a […]