Validating Rapsodo 2.0: Pitch Design Made Easier

Validating Rapsodo 2.0: Pitch Design Made Easier As player development in baseball continues to rapidly evolve, the demand from coaches and facility owners to integrate sophisticated, reliable, and affordable technology into their players’ training plans has never been higher. In recent years, many products have entered the marketplace attempting to capitalize on this new-found demand…

Implementing the Axe Long Bat into Training

Implementing the Axe Long Bat into Training The Driveline Hitting Program is all about creating individualized programs to maximize player development. To accomplish this, we use several tools in varying degrees for each player, because each tool is designed to target specific swing flaws. The tools that people are most familiar with are our Hitting…

Foundations of Pitching: Driveline Coaches Certification

Foundations of Pitching: Driveline Coaches Certification How can you, a responsible, growth-minded baseball coach, navigate a swamp of information on pitching development and apply it in a real-world setting? The heavily-requested “Driveline Certification” course is finally here: Foundations of Pitching. Our staff spent months developing and refining in-house training programs for our interns and employees.…

Evaluating A Swing Using K-Vest Performance Graphs

Evaluating A Swing Using K-Vest Performance Graphs With the availability of 3D technology like K-Vest, we can now measure and see exact body positions throughout the swing—in real time. K-Vest provides a basic report that displays a hitter’s kinematic sequence and body positions at three different swing phases. This article dives deeper on what K-Vest…

Debunking Bat Speed Myths

Debunking Bat Speed Myths With the ability to measure bat speed and pair the findings to launch monitors and 3D motion devices, the claims on the relationship between bat speed and batted-ball characteristics can finally be examined. Coaches opinions on training bat speed vary, with some claiming that exit velocity will often increase with a…