You are in for a treat. Kyle Boddy, founder of Driveline Baseball, is known for his passion for sports science and helping players properly recover from injury. And while he discusses this during this interview, you are going to also hear about other data-based findings, such as overload/underload training with bats—a new area of research-backed baseball training—as well as overload/underload training for pitchers and more. This is Part 1 of a two-part interview.
Plus Justin Stone of EliteBaseball.TV answers the Question Of The Week about what the hands should be doing during the load & stride.
In this 50-minute episode, you'll learn:
- how Kyle got into arm care, arm health & pitching mechanics
- what his vision for Driveline going forward
- what Driveline's current focus is
- one thing Kyle realized was wrong as he did more research
- Kyle's rant on rec league and unorganized baseball play—it may not be what you think!
- what age he thinks kids should start considering travel ball
- what is overload/underload training with bats
- what does such bat training seek to accomplish
- how to get started with bat training
- Kyle's thoughts on kids getting a ton of swing reps off a tee or soft toss
- quite possibly the final word on whether "donuts" as a bat weight are useful or harmful
- what is overload/underload training for pitching
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