Elite Baseball Development Podcast: Optimizing Rotational Power with Dr. Greg Rose
Written on January 22, 2020 at 5:30 am, by Eric Cressey
We’re excited to welcome Dr. Greg Rose to this week’s podcast to talk about evaluating and training rotational power across multiple sports. A special thanks to this show’s sponsor, Athletic Greens. Head to http://www.athleticgreens.com/cressey and you’ll receive a free 20-pack of Athletic Greens travel packets with your first order.
- How Greg’s professional journey began as a young, aspiring engineer and how becoming involved in the world of golf persuaded him to leave engineering and become a doctor of chiropractic
- How Greg became involved with Titleist and, in turn, the Titleist Performamce Institute
- How Greg led the way for the incorporation of motion capture technology with athletes
- How TPI has evolved to include other sport specific coaching tools like OnBaseU
- How Greg’s interaction with Tom House evolved into a more comprehensive interaction with a variety of rotational athletes
- What it really means to move efficiently as a rotational athlete
- Why individuals need to be careful when analyzing movement from single still shot photo or snapshot of data and how professionals can apply a systematic approach for understanding and improving movement
- How coaches can utilize all the tools in their toolbox to understand the what, how, and why a person moves a certain way
- How collecting data should drive intervention rather than just being descriptive
- How coaches can influence the learning experience for their athletes and how strategies like external vs internal coaching ques and random and blocked practice influence how an individual learns
- What research says about the impact of external and internal coaching ques on performance and how coaches can better understand when to use each of these strategies with an athlete
- How does considering a sport’s window to excel allow coaches to better prepare athletes for success
- How to approach long term athletic development, with particular focus on critical windows for developing certain qualities
- Why talent identification can’t be truly trusted until after a child’s growth spurt and how being a early or late bloomer influences an athletes athletic development
- How Greg conceptualizes developing rotational skills with young athletes
- What books anyone in the rotational sport world should read
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