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Measuring Swing Decisions Part 2 - (13:37)

Measuring Swing Decisions Part 2 – (13:37)

Applying a more in depth analysis for how we can measure plate discipline. As we explain the process we use to create various swing decision metrics. To access this post, ... Read More
Approaching Batters with Steep or Flat Swing Planes - (15:49)

Approaching Batters with Steep or Flat Swing Planes – (15:49)

We segment MLB batters by swing plane to see whether these groups are susceptible to different pitch locations, pitch types, or pitcher profiles. Works Cited: The Book: Playing the Percentages ... Read More
Fall Hitting Training in a Team Setting - (07:00)

Fall Hitting Training in a Team Setting – (07:00)

A review of how a former college coach rolled out Driveline hitting in the fall, specifically what went well and what could have been done differently. To access this post, ... Read More
The Role of Bearing Angle in Evaluating a Hitter - (13:54)

The Role of Bearing Angle in Evaluating a Hitter – (13:54)

We discuss how important a hitter's spray distribution is for performance using MLB data derived from MLBAM gameday coordinates. Twitter Graphic Courtesy of Tom Tango's Twitter Profile All Data Courtesy ... Read More

Research Videos

Batted Ball Spin and Distance - (21:42)

Batted Ball Spin and Distance – (21:42)

This video takes a quantitative approach in answering how batted ball spin effects distance. Work Cited- Slide 1: Optimizing the Swing (Nathan, 2015) Slide 2: The Physics of Hard Hit ... Read More
Motor Learning and Coaching Part 3: Self-Organization - (04:37)

Motor Learning and Coaching Part 3: Self-Organization – (04:37)

Defining the often misunderstood term of self-organization. Dynamics of Skill Acquisition A Constraints-Led Approach (Davis , Button, Bennett 2008 - Book) Spin It to Win It: A Comparison of Constraint-Led ... Read More
Biomechanics of Long Toss: Comparing Pitching and Long Toss - (04:42)

Biomechanics of Long Toss: Comparing Pitching and Long Toss – (04:42)

A look at the peer review research comparing pitching to long toss. Defining the Long-Toss: A Professional Baseball Epidemiological Study (Stone, 2017) Biomechanical Comparison of Baseball Pitching and Long-Toss: Implications ... Read More
Comparing Rapsodo vs. TM Inferred Spin Efficiency - (03:40)

Comparing Rapsodo vs. TM Inferred Spin Efficiency – (03:40)

A quick comparison of MLB Spin Efficiency metrics calculated using public TM data vs. Rapsodo. All Slides: Determining the 3D Spin Axis from Statcast Data (Nathan, 2007- Updated 2015) Data ... Read More

Pitching Videos

Why Knowing a Fastball Spinrate is Important (Trainer Perspective) - (02:39)

Why Knowing a Fastball Spinrate is Important (Trainer Perspective) – (02:39)

Looking at the ways that knowing a pitcher's spin rate is important information that can help them reach their potential. To access this post, you must purchase DrivelinePLUS ... Read More
Torso Mound Mechanics - (05:00)

Torso Mound Mechanics – (05:00)

A look at the important aspects of torso positioning in the pitching delivery and reviewing what we look for when watching athletes throw. To access this post, you must purchase ... Read More
Best Uses for the Motus Sleeve Part 2 - (04:07)

Best Uses for the Motus Sleeve Part 2 – (04:07)

Explaining how a coach, or facility owner, can use a Motus sleeve even when they don't have one sleeve per player ... Read More
Youth Shorthand Games - (08:58)

Youth Shorthand Games – (08:58)

We look at some games that youth coaches can play with their teams even if they don't have a full roster of players. To access this post, you must purchase ... Read More

Weight Room Videos

Developing High Performers Part 6: Resistance Training Templates - (11:59)

Developing High Performers Part 6: Resistance Training Templates – (11:59)

Looking at a two, three, and four day a week lifting splits and how exercises selection and training volume change. To access this post, you must purchase DrivelinePLUS ... Read More
Pushup-Pullup Progression-Regression Part 3 - (10:35)

Pushup-Pullup Progression-Regression Part 3 – (10:35)

The third part of our series, where we cover various progressions of the push up and some programming guidelines. To access this post, you must purchase DrivelinePLUS ... Read More
Benching, Range of Motion, and Pitching - (05:42)

Benching, Range of Motion, and Pitching – (05:42)

Discussing the bench press and why upper body strength and power are important. Along with why range of motion can be a reason why baseball players struggle with the exercise ... Read More
Pushup-Pullup Progression-Regression Part 2 - (15:18)

Pushup-Pullup Progression-Regression Part 2 – (15:18)

The second part in our series cover various progressions of pull up exercises. To access this post, you must purchase DrivelinePLUS ... Read More

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