This past week, I was working with a pitcher. It was the end of our second week working together. We were finishing up his throwing session getting some mound work in. His throwing intensity was pretty low – considering this was the second week he had picked up a baseball

This past weekend, I watched the first two rounds of the annual NCAA March Madness tournament. It is one of the coolest times of the year. The games, pace, and non stop action create for one of the most enjoyable fan experiences throughout the sports calendar year. That is –

The other day, I had a pitcher come in for an evaluation. Whenever kids come in for a pitching evaluation, I want to take a lot of time and observe what they do on the mound. I want to see the delivery, ball flight, and transfer of energy. I want

In 1949, Harry F. Harlow conducted an experiment that forever changed our understanding of human behavior. The test was done on eight rhesus monkeys. For two weeks, the monkeys were tasked with solving a mechanical problem that required them to pull out a vertical pin, undo the hook, and unhinge

Whenever you introduce yourself to someone new, one of the first questions people typically ask is: “Where are you from?” My response – York, PA – doesn’t usually get much of a response (oh, you grew up in New York?). To which I explain it’s a few hours west of

The other day, I was able to work with a young man that was visiting from out of town. He was 13. It was the first time I had ever seen him swing. When I first work with a player, I do a lot of observing early on. I’ll watch

The spring is a really cool time of year.  From athletes rehabbing from injury and reaching new milestones, to watching kids who started on the bench solidify a spot in the starting lineup – there’s nothing that beats the feeling of watching one of your players succeed. You can see

I recently went back through Malcolm Gladwell’s Masterclass. To put it simply, I am a Gladwell aficionado. I’ve read every single one of his books, many of them multiple times. I’ve written and referenced about them on a number of occasions. His 2019 book Talking to Strangers is a book

On April 22, 2010, the Denver Broncos selected Tim Tebow with 25th overall pick in the NFL Draft. Tim, 22 at the time, had just come off one of the most successful careers in NCAA history. As part of Urban Meyer’s Florida Gators football team, Tim lead the Gators to

Back in the 1980’s, taxi drivers in the city of Munich, Germany took part in an experiment. The design of the experiment was to test a theory proposed by Gerald J.S. Wilde – professor at Queen’s University in Canada. In his theory, Wilde proposed the concept of risk homeostasis. As humans,