Baseball Speed and Strength Training


 

KB PowerBands Shoulder Progression Training

KB Powerbands Shoulder Progression

Build shoulder strength and stability with the KB Powerbands Shoulder Progression Workout. Enhance your offseason training or warm up before throwing easily and effectively.

Equipment Used: Kbands
Best Baseball Speed Drills

Best Baseball Speed Drills

Baseball players looking to improve both linear and lateral speed and quickness need to incorporate these baseball speed drills into a training routine. These drills help athletes enhance that speed by adding tremendous amounts of strength and control to the hips and legs.

Equipment Used: Kbands, Glove
60 Yard Dash Training

How to Increase Your 60 Yard Dash

To increase maximum sprinting speed athletes should switch from the 40 yard dash to the 60 yard dash. Adding 20 yards will allow athletes to reach top speed and maintain it over a short distance.

Equipment Used: Kbands
Baseball Wall Drill

Increase Speed For Stealing Second Base

Stealing second base is an essential part of the game of baseball. Begin building hip flexor strength and power with the Baseball Speed Wall Drill to improve your ability to steal second base.

Equipment Used: Kbands
Dynamic Plank Crossover

Resistance Bands Workout | Dynamic Plank Extensions

Athletes looking for major gains in their abdominal strength need to incorporate the Kbands Dynamic Plank Extension into their training routine. This dynamic ab exercise will challenge athletes overall core strength, increase full body strength, by forcing multiple muscle groups to complete resisted tasks in unison.

Equipment Used: KB Powerbands
Core Sliding Planks

RSC Sliding Planks

Competitive athletes looking to continue to excel in their given sport need to utilize core strength exercises a minimum of 3-4 times per week. Strengthening the core allows the body to be more powerful and will translate into greater success during competition.

Equipment Used: Kbands, Ladder
1-2-3 Reaction Pro

Increase Foot Speed | 1-2-3 Reaction Pro

Increase your reaction time to the ball. 1-2-3 Reaction pro will help develop the foot speed needed to get in position. With faster footwork you will see more accurate throws and more range.

Equipment Used: Reactive stretch Cord
Ladder Chaos Ball Catches

Chaos Ladder Drill Catches

Athletes should utilize this sports training reaction drill to improve hand eye coordination and reaction time while focusing on body positioning. The Chaos Ladder Drill Catches will use outside stimuli to challenge an athletes ability to focus on multiple parts of the body working together.

Equipment Used: Kbands, Chaos Ball
RSC Stability Catches

Balance Exercises | RSC Stability Catches

Balancing is an effective and often overlooked attribute associated with a high level of athleticism. In order for athletes to have success in their sport they must continually strive to improve and strengthen their balance.

Equipment Used: Reactive Stretch Cord
Transitional Speed Drill

RSC Transitional Speed Drill

Utilizing assistance with sprints will allow athletes to utilize overspeed training to increase reaction and sprint times. Utilized with the RSC Fast Hands Drill, baseball players will be able to enhance their ability to make a diving play, recover, and make a quick accurate throw.

Equipment Used: Reactive Stretch Cord
Plank Lat Pull Down

KB Powerbands Planked Lat Pull Downs

Athletes looking to increase back strength need to check out the Planked Lat Pull Downs. This unique exercise incorporates resistance bands and a plank variation to challenge the lat and back muscles in a completely different and challenging way.

Equipment Used: KB Powerbands
Chaos Ball Reaction Drops

Chaos Ball Drop and Catch Drill

Utilize Chaos Balls and reaction drills to enhance athletes hand eye coordination. These unique training tools will challenge athletes ability to recognize what is happening in front of them, quickly react to this outside stimuli, and keep good body positioning.

Equipment Used: Chaos Ball
Kbands Lateral Pick Up

Kbands Lateral Pickups

Full body drills which challenge hand eye coordination are the best way to increase an athletes fielding abilities. Added resistance makes the lateral pickups a great way to build lateral speed and quickness.

Equipment Used: Kbands
Conditioning Broad Jumps

Leg Strengthening Power Broad Jumps

Baseball players need to focus on training for power to increase velocity and hitting distances. Utilizing resisted and assisted broad jumps will help baseball players dramatically increase their power.

Equipment Used: Reactive Stretch Cord
RSC Power Turns

RSC Power Turns

More powerful swings come from powerful rotational movements with the hips and abs. To strengthen and increase the power of rotational movements, such as swinging a baseball bat, athletes need to incorporate the RSC Power Turns into a regular training regiment.

Equipment Used: Reactive Stretch Cord
Baseball Shoulder Injury

Hurt or Sore – There is a Difference

Baseball player’s need to know the difference between a sore shoulder and a hurt shoulder. Shoulder aches and pains are common for baseball players, but a hurt shoulder means there is an injury.

Equipment Used: Partner
Throwing Arm Stretches

Throwing Arm Stretches

Every baseball player uses their arm and shoulder to play.  No position is exempt from throwing.  Taking care of the throwing arm and shoulder will help keep a player on the field instead of on the injured reserve list.

Equipment Used: Stretching Strap, Towel
Core Strength For Hitting and Pitching

Core Strength For Hitting and Pitching

This set of baseball exercises can help players develop the core strength that supports powerful hitting and fast pitching.

Equipment Used: Kbands
Stability Lunge

Resistance Bands Core Stability Walking Lunges

The lunge variation to obtain a complete body workout that also challenges the core and breaks from the traditional lunge routine. This is a great workout for teams or small groups to use during training for any sport.

Equipment Used: Kbands, KB Powerbands
The One Time in Life When It’s Alright To Steal

The One Time in Life When It’s Alright To Steal

Stealing a base could be the difference in the game.  It puts a runner in to scoring position or breaks up the possibility of a double play.

Equipment Used: Kbands, Cones
Power Leg Drive for Baseball Players

Power Leg Drive for Baseball Players

In order to learn how to hit a baseball farther and harder, it helps to visualize two things: rotational power, and a stable foundation to support the rotating motion. Exercises like the ones in this video can help players concentrate on these aspects of hitting technique while building power.

Equipment Used: KB Duo
Strong Arms = Strong Throws

Strong Arms = Strong Throws

There are ways to prevent shoulder injuries and to reduce the stress that is put on a baseball player’s throwing shoulder and arm.  Arm strength is key.  Improve arm strength and improve overall performance.

Equipment Used: Kbands
Pitcher and Quarterback Workouts

Pitcher and Quarterback Workouts

Try these moves if you’re a pitcher or quarterback looking for ways to increase your body control and throwing speed on the field.

Equipment Used: Kbands
Cone Drill FX

Increase Speed and Agility | Cone Drill FX

Build quicker acceleration and deceleration will Cone Drill FX. With Cone Drill FX you will focus on running form, footwork and dynamic quickness.

Equipment Used: Kbands, Cones
Chaos Power Three Drill

Chaos Power Three Drill

Athletes wanting to improve hand eye coordination should perform the Chaos Power Three Drill. This baseball drill will move athletes through different game like scenarios by forcing athletes to field tricky ground balls from different positions.

Equipment Used: Chaos Ball
Improve Flexibility – Baseball Dynamic Warm Up

Improve Flexibility – Baseball Dynamic Warm Up

Increase the blood to the legs with a dynamic warm-up using Kbands to improve performance.  Kbands resistance training will allow baseball players to become more explosive by working all the muscles instead of just the large ones.

Equipment Used: Kbands
Increase Baseball Core Strength

Increase Baseball Core Strength

Whether you are a catcher, pitcher, outfielder or infielder core strength is the key.  Power is generated through the shoulders to the arms through the core.  Find ways to strengthen your core to become a better baseball player.

Equipment Used: Kbands
Baseball Strength Conditioning

Baseball Strength Conditioning

Are you looking for a way to generate more strength in order to be explosive on the field and at the plate?  Kbands training offers enhanced workouts to strengthen and condition baseball players.

Equipment Used: Kbands, Stability Ball
Baseball Success Is In The Arm of The Beholder

Baseball Success Is In The Arm of The Beholder

Baseball arm care is more than just a suggestion, it is a necessity.  An arm or shoulder injury could cost you more than a few games; it could cost your career.  Learn great Kbands exercises for great arm care.

Equipment Used: KB Powerbands
Resisted Power Jump Combo | Baseball Plyometrics

Resisted Power Jump Combo | Baseball Plyometrics

Baseball players looking to increase their vertical jumping ability, quickness on the base paths, and more accurate throws with a higher velocity should incorporate the Kbands Resisted Power Jump Combo in their regular workout. Athletes will see great development in their leg drive and increase in speed within the first ten yards by implementing these plyo exercises.

Equipment Used: Kbands
Increase Baseball Core Strength | Kbands Dynamic Trio

Increase Baseball Core Strength | Kbands Dynamic Trio

Baseball players are constantly looking for ways to increase pitching velocity and hitting speed. Baseball players can make immense improvements to their hitting and pitching by increasing baseball core strength. Baseball players can simultaneously work through three core exercises to challenge their abs and improve their rotational power and control by implementing the Kbands dynamic trio.

Equipment Used: Kbands
Reactive Stretch Cord Power Drop Sets

Reactive Stretch Cord Power Drop Sets

Athletes looking to incorporate overspeed and overload training into one baseball agility drill need to utilize the Reactive Stretch Cord Power Drop Sets during regular training sessions. This unique baseball agility drill allows baseball players to utilize resistance and assistance, combined with different running angles, to challenge athletes and maximize their speed and agility training.

Equipment Used: Reactive Stretch Cord
Resisted KB Powerbands Partner Externals

Resisted KB Powerbands Partner Externals

Preventing injuries is the main focus of a dynamic warmup. If a baseball player is hurt or experiencing pain in the shoulder region it will lead to more serious injuries in the future if it is not addressed as soon as possible. The Resisted KB Powerbands Partner Externals is a great way to prevent shoulder injuries and fatigue and will help maximize training time and performance during competition.

Equipment Used: KB Powerbands
Rotational Hitting Drill

Rotational Hitting Drill

It's time to focus on rotational hitting power with this drill. Power is created from the ground up and this Rotational Hitting Drill will be a foundation for building more power.

Equipment Used: KB Powerbands
Kbands Baseball Leg Strength Lunge Combo

Kbands Baseball Leg Strength Lunge Combo

In baseball leg strength is essential for athletes to be successful. Baseball players will be able to gain strength and power in the upper legs and hips by incorporating the Kbands baseball leg strength lunge combo. Additional strength will translate into more force being exerted on a ball being thrown or a bat accelerating through the strike zone.

Equipment Used: Kbands
Resisted Partner Rotations

Resisted Partner Rotations

Baseball players looking to improve all aspects of their game should incorporate the KB Powerbands Resisted Partner Rotations into a regular training regiment. This simple core strength exercise will allow baseball players to see major improvements in hitting, pitching, and fielding plays.

Equipment Used: KB Powerbands
Base Running Drills | RSC Baseball Sprint Out’s

Base Running Drills | RSC Baseball Sprint Out’s

Baseball and softball athletes should utilize the RSC Baseball Sprint Out’s in their training sessions to improve base stealing skills. This drill will train athletes to reach maximum speed quicker and be more efficient with their body movements throughout the sprint.

Equipment Used: Reactive Stretch Cord
RSC Power Broad Jumps

RSC Power Broad Jumps

Baseball players need to focus on training for power to increase velocity and hitting distances. Utilizing resisted and assisted broad jumps will help baseball players dramatically increase their power.

Equipment Used: Reactive Stretch Cord
Chaos Wall Ball

Baseball Chaos Wall Ball Drill

Coaches and athletes should utilize the Chaos Wall Ball Drill to help athletes improve fielding skills. This indoor baseball drill will challenge baseball players lateral movements, footwork, and body positioning by simulating ground balls coming at different angles and different speeds.

Equipment Used: Chaos Ball
Power Position Sliders

Power Position Sliders

A great way to build balance and stability throughout your throwing motion is with the Power Position Sliders. With a combination of resisted repetitions and un-resisted reps baseball players will build the skills they need to increase their pitching velocity and accuracy.

Equipment Used: Kbands
Reactive Stretch Cord Assisted Partner Sprints

Reactive Stretch Cord Assisted Partner Sprints

In order to increase sprinting speed, stride length and stride frequency must be increased. This sprinting workout provides an opportunity for an athlete to improve on both stride length and stride frequency. By performing partner sprints with the Kbands Reactive Stretch Cord, athletes are able to perform assisted sprints while being pulled (stride frequency) and an overload sprint pulling partner (stride length).

Equipment Used: Reactive Stretch Cord