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Larry Jusdanis | Oct 16, 2013 3:08:00 PM

5 Things That Are Making You Less Agile on the Baseball Diamond

Agility is a skill which becomes invaluable on the field, court, or diamond! It is often the person who can change directions the fastest that will be able to to get to the groundball, transition quickly to throwing or simply making better moves on the basepaths. Mangine et al (2013) put some science behind this assertion when they found that pro agility (or the 5-10-5 drill) along with vertical jump are the best predictors of "defensive run value of a player over the course of a professional baseball season."

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Topics: fitness tips, agility training, baserunning, defence, infielding tips, pro agility

Rick Boutilier | Apr 5, 2013 10:21:00 AM

Baseball Functional Friday | "Pro Agility"

This week's "Baseball Functional Friday" exercise of the week is the "Pro Agility Drill".

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Topics: fitness tips, agility training, baseball functional training, baseball exercise, speed, speed training, pro agility

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