The Conjugate Approach to increasing Throwing Velocity

It’s no secret that we employ the Conjugate Method in the weight room at OPP. But what about improving a pitchers throwing velocity? Eventually it takes more than just a quality strength training program to do this optimally. At OPP we prefer to use the scientific method to come to conclusions. Such as what training system or […]

Pitchers and Polymetrics

Ground contact time displays the reversal strength and elastic ability one possesses in the lower limbs. Here is Chicago White Sox pitcher Hunter Speer demonstrating a depth jump with ankle weights adding an additional +22lbs. Even with this additional weight notice how his ground contact is extremely short in time. Reactive strength (also referred to as […]