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Courtney Plewes | Oct 5, 2015 5:23:00 PM

8 Baseball Strength Training Lessons From the Cressey Elite Mentorship

On June 14-16th of this year I was fortunate enough to have had the opportunity to attend the Elite Baseball Mentorship program at Eric Cressey’s training center in Hudson, MA. For those of you who don’t know who Eric is you can check out his website here. Basically he is THE go-to-guy in the USA for high school, college and professional baseball players.

For those of you who have been to our facility here at The Baseball Zone you will be happy to know that our facilities were almost identical, only opposite in a way! I mean that Cressey’s gym is 15,000 sq. ft. with the majority of his facility being designated for strength and conditioning with two bullpen lanes; while ours is 15,000 sq. ft. with about 3,500 sq. ft. of that being strength and conditioning and the rest baseball.

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Topics: warming up, strength training, in-season strength training, baseball strength training, strength training for baseball, off-season strength training, baseball exercise, pitching, speed, speed training, baseball speed, med ball drills, throwing skills, prowler training, prehab, baseball warm up, pitching mechanics, shoulder strength, biomechanics, sprinting speed, explosive strength, mobility, sled sprints, performance training, sports performance, strength and conditioning, elite baseball mentorship, cressey sports performance, eric cressey, athlete assessments, squat, pressing exercises, power, cleans

Rick Boutilier | Oct 2, 2013 1:06:00 PM

Baseball Exercise of the Week | "Reverse Curls"

Keeping the focus on elbow strength, health and stabilization for baseball players, especially pitchers, SST Baseball Exercise of the Week is Reverse Curls.

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Topics: baseball strength training, strength training for baseball, injury, elbow injury, pitching injuries, wrist strength, injury prevention, prehab, elbow strength

Rick Boutilier | Aug 13, 2013 9:12:00 AM

Baseball Exercise of the Week | "Prone LYTW Upper Back Series"

The SST Baseball Exercise of the Week is the Prone LYTW Upper Back Series

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Topics: strength training, baseball strength training, strength training for baseball, rehab, prehab, rotator cuff, upper back

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