What are we reading?
Where Does Mike Trout Stand Out The Most? – If someone asked you what Trout’s greatest superpower is (the list is endless), what would your answer be?
Should We Embrace Robot Umpires? – It’s coming, whether we like it or not.
Tony Gwynn and Wade Boggs in Today’s Game – How valuable are “batting average” guys in today’s understanding of offensive run value?
The Ecological Approach, Explained to an 8 Year Old – “Why did that person do the thing they just did, in the way that they did it?”
Motor Learning & Hitting (WATCH) – I sat down with Kyle Harris and talked about the one thing that makes my brain tick
Exploring Catching And Hitting Through an Ecological Dynamics Lense (LISTEN) – Trainer Nick Ascue Join Garret Boyum On the Finding the Edge Podcast
Data As Feedback Would Have Made Past Players Even Better – Pat Burrel talks about how much better he could have been using the feedback tools of today
Clayton Kershaw’s Legacy – As we wait for baseball to return Kershaw looks back at the past and ahead to the future
Unsolicited Life Lessons – We learn from mistakes, the good thing is they don’t just have to be your own
What’s New On the Blog?
Blocking: Are We Demanding Enough Of Our Catchers? – Trainer Nick Ascue discusses catching and whether we are asking the right questions of catchers and saving runs.
What’s New in LPD+
Eccentric Overload Deceleration Exercises for Pre-Swing Routine – Hitting+ Free Preview – In this video, I demonstrate Rip Stick overloaded exercises. If you build a big engine you better have big brakes.
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