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Using Data in a Team Setting - (16:57)

Using Data in a Team Setting – (16:57)

Looking over how you can use data to solve problems and help your team improve. Using real life examples while laying out concrete steps coaches can take ... Read More
Explaining the Numbers Behind Attack Angle - (27:50)

Explaining the Numbers Behind Attack Angle – (27:50)

We define and describe the fundamental concepts for finding an ideal Attack Angle using MLB Statcast data. Works Cited: Optimizing the Swing- Nathan, 2015 Optimizing the Swing, Part Deux: Paying ... Read More
Overhand Firm Toss Drill - (00:28)

Overhand Firm Toss Drill – (00:28)

A simple hitting plyo drill designed to work on swing plane and bat speed ... Read More
Can a Batter Accurately Perceive Spin? - (18:02)

Can a Batter Accurately Perceive Spin? – (18:02)

We take a deep dive into the literature regarding the perceptual abilities of batters to be able to discriminate the release spin of an incoming pitch. Works Cited: The Role ... Read More

Research Videos

Working the Count - (14:10)

Working the Count – (14:10)

We often emphasize the importance of "getting ahead" or executing in a 1-1 count, but what is the value in doing so? This video takes a deeper dive into the ... Read More
An Analytical Approach to Generating Spin - (16:56)

An Analytical Approach to Generating Spin – (16:56)

What does the research say about generating spin? Can we adjust Velocity, Spin Axis, etc. and expect gains or losses in spin rate? This video provides an in-depth look. Slide ... Read More
Spin and Its Relationship to Location - (12:52)

Spin and Its Relationship to Location – (12:52)

It is hypothesized that velocity is correlated with spin rate because the palm is facing more downward at ball release at higher velocities. We investigate whether this is the case ... Read More
Pitch Type Spin Analysis: Changeup - (15:21)

Pitch Type Spin Analysis: Changeup – (15:21)

We dissect the properties of a big league changeup using Axis, Spin, Spin Efficiency, and movement to try and identify an optimal trajectory. Slide 1: What Makes a Good Changeup: ... Read More

Pitching Videos

Perception Series Part 5 - (24:32)

Perception Series Part 5 – (24:32)

Part 5 attempts to tie all gaze behavior research together. We discuss how batters potentially see the ball and how we can use this information to more efficiently develop our ... Read More
Can a Batter Accurately Perceive Spin? - (18:02)

Can a Batter Accurately Perceive Spin? – (18:02)

We take a deep dive into the literature regarding the perceptual abilities of batters to be able to discriminate the release spin of an incoming pitch. Works Cited: The Role ... Read More
Pitch Type Spin Analysis: Slider - (14:27)

Pitch Type Spin Analysis: Slider – (14:27)

We dissect the properties of a big league slider using Axis, Spin, Spin Efficiency, and movement to try and identify an optimal trajectory. Slide 1: Tweet Courtesy of Eric Jagers ... Read More
Pitch Tunneling Part 1: Establishing a Definition - (08:40)

Pitch Tunneling Part 1: Establishing a Definition – (08:40)

In this video we look at some preliminary research on pitch tunneling and generate a working definition based on the assumptions researchers choose to make Slide 1: Baseball Hall of ... Read More

Weight Room Videos

In-Depth Hitting Assessment Part 4: Integrating Strength and Overload/Underload Components

In-Depth Hitting Assessment Part 4: Integrating Strength and Overload/Underload Components

The importance of having a mobility and strength assessment for hitters ... Read More
Importance of Lower Half Strength - (08:53)

Importance of Lower Half Strength – (08:53)

A look at why strength, specifically lower body strength, should be an important focus for pitchers in training.To access this post, you must purchase DrivelinePLUS ... Read More
Fall Seasonal Based Programming - (03:45)

Fall Seasonal Based Programming – (03:45)

Explaining programming for a college pitcher, specifically in the fall.To access this post, you must purchase DrivelinePLUS ... Read More
Differences and Similarities when Programming Lifting for Hitters and Pitchers - (03:13)

Differences and Similarities when Programming Lifting for Hitters and Pitchers – (03:13)

Explaining the three main differences, that need to be accounted for, when programming for pitchers versus hitters.To access this post, you must purchase DrivelinePLUS ... Read More

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