13415 SE 30th Street, Bellevue, WA 98005
BASEBALL TRAINING PHILOSOPHY
Maximum’s philosophy on training baseball players stems from the sport-specific actions they need to build, and the 5 tools that college coaches and professional scouts use to judge the ability and potential of pitchers and position players.
- Ability to hit for average
- Ability to hit for power
- Ability to throw
- Ability to defend
- Ability to run
- Arm strength
- Ability to locate
- Movement on the ball
- Ability to throw a 2nd and 3rd pitch for a strike
- Mound presence, focus, control of running game
A baseball player’s ability to run is most often judged by his times from hometo first and his 60 yd dash. Although the application of a 60 yd dash to baseballspecific speed is questionable, it is important because coaches and scouts useit as a solid measurement of overall speed. Although each position has its unique demands, all baseball players mustimprove these essential basic motor abilities.