With the high school softball season right around the corner I wanted to discuss how to design a team warm-up. I’ll talk about 4 components that when utilized correctly can help better prepare, protect, and position your players for success.
It’s 4:00 pm and your daughter is walking into the gym fueled by a school lunch and a morning Starbucks Vanilla Latte. Half of those calories came from a heavy dose of sugar; clearly not the greatest fuel for performance.
Athletes in general struggle to consume enough protein, fruits, and veggies due to a hectic daily schedule and they don’t like the taste. Finding a protein shake that they actually enjoy and want to have each day help improve an athlete’s energy levels and overall health.
A protein shake is an excellent way to provide your daughter with quality protein, healthy fats, and antioxidants to fuel their busy schedule.
Almost every team sport requires athletes to sprint, jump, and produce force fast. The ones who excel in these qualities (sprint, jump, force production) are usually the most athletic people on the field and the ones you pay the most attention to. In today's blog, I discuss how depth jumps could be the answer to help improve acceleration, force production, and reactive ability in your softball players.
This past weekend at the Mohegan Sun I had the opportunity to present at the World Softball Coaches Convention. In doing so, I touched upon prevailing trends in the softball world both good and bad when coaches and players start applying their random strategies. Here are three warm-up considerations coaches should take a look to help elevate their warm-ups to the next level.