Five Tool Baseball Performance Training (FTBPT) is dedicated to sharing its knowledge, ideas and opinions on baseball performance training based upon field tested experiences as player, coach and baseball strength & conditioning coach. Proper exercise technique ( to ensure effective & efficient training programs) and baseball related movement patterns are implemented to maximize on-field performance. Emphasis is placed on movement based training which integrates multiple muscle groups. This approach has a greater transfer to on-field performance and can minimize the incidence and risk of injury. 
 If a game is being played you can be sure Im watching it from home or from the stands. Many of my own workouts involve designing/creating out-of-the-box exercises & programs to enhance performance and movement unique to baseball

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Stability Ball Training

This is a nice series of movements utilizing the SB to incorporate both shoulder mobility along with core stiffness - two important components for baseball performance. This is an advanced drill so be sure to progress properly utilizing a variety of shoulder stability and core training exercises.

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Sanchez strikesout 14

career high 14Ks: 4/28/12

Five Tool Baseball client & Miami Marlins SP, Anibal Sanchez drops 14Ks on the Arizona Diamondbacks tonight. 

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Monday, April 9, 2012

Anibal Sanchez Wins

Combining great pitching with great run support, Anibal wins his 2012 opener throwing 6 1/3 innings against Phillies' Cole Hamels.


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