Even in an era of baseball data, a radar gun at the youth level seems like a luxury. But is it a luxury—or a must-have? Pocket Radar co-founder and CEO Steve Goody discusses how the Pocket Radar Ball Coach model can help coaches help their pitchers and hitters.
Plus Justin Stone of elitebaseball.tv answers whether organizations like Baseball Factory would be useful for instructional or motivational purposes for a 13-year-old. And Austin Wasserman of WassermanStrength.com teaches us about one of his all-time fave exercises—trunk rotation for youth baseball players in the Wass Strength Tip Of The Week.
In this 38-minute episode, you'll learn:
- how the Pocket Radar Ball Coach idea was born
- how the Pocket Radar Ball Coach compares to Stalker in accuracy
- how radar works and why two Stalker guns side-by-side can give different readings by +/- 1 or 2 mph
- how to use radar to improve pitching
- how to use radar to track pitcher fatigue
- how to use radar to help develop the perfect change-up
- how to use the Pocket Radar Ball Coach to improve hitting
- the lowest speed and highest speed the Pocket Radar Ball Coach can pick up
Resources mentioned in this episode:
- Radar gun accuracy comparison test
- Easy ways to use Pocket Radar Ball Coach
- Bat Weight, Swing Speed and Ball Velocity
- Wass Strength's Trunk Rotation Tip Of The Week
[Note: sound clip courtesy https://www.bensound.com]
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