Especially in the baseball training world, there has been a history of guesswork, velocity training gurus, and a lack of individualization in thrower training programs. We constantly see coaches making up the practice or training plans on the spot with no development plan for the next month, 6 months, year, etc. for each athlete. We see a lack of communication between the athlete and his coach. We also see a lack of coaches assessing their athletes prior to whatever development plan or practice plan that they will have them go through. A lot of this comes from a lack of knowledge of how a thrower training program should look and a lot of it comes from a lack of time to build out an organized system to develop a training plan and track data through the process. This failure in the baseball training world has led to athlete’s never reaching their full potential, athlete’s suffering from throwing injuries, and team’s not winning at the level that they have the potential to win at.
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