55 min

Episode 57 - Rachel Balkovec The Strength House Podcast

    • Health & Fitness

On this episode of The Strength House Podcast, we have special guest Rachel Balkovec, hitting coach for the New York Yankees. Rachel is the first woman to become a full-time hitting coach for a Major League Baseball organization and is a leading expert in skill acquisition and motor skill development. She has worked with the Dutch national baseball and softball programs, and coupled with her fellowship at Driveline Baseball and her strength and conditioning experience, Rachel understands the importance of helping athletes develop skills quickly and efficiently. 


We talk about:


Coaching with a constraints-led approach

Fostering a motivating environment during training and practice

Teaching athletes how to fail productively

And much more!


Show Notes


Rachel's website: https://www.rachelbalkovec.com/


Rachel's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rachel.balkovec/


Got questions or comments? Email us at thestrengthhousepodcast@gmail.com


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Subscribe on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/61aNw7Bm7d31GUMnCJOUpD


Subscribe on Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/the-strength-house-podcast


Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCGmqh0nPzWM-RkzcL1Cy7Q


More from The Strength House: http://thestrengthhouse.com


 
 

On this episode of The Strength House Podcast, we have special guest Rachel Balkovec, hitting coach for the New York Yankees. Rachel is the first woman to become a full-time hitting coach for a Major League Baseball organization and is a leading expert in skill acquisition and motor skill development. She has worked with the Dutch national baseball and softball programs, and coupled with her fellowship at Driveline Baseball and her strength and conditioning experience, Rachel understands the importance of helping athletes develop skills quickly and efficiently. 


We talk about:


Coaching with a constraints-led approach

Fostering a motivating environment during training and practice

Teaching athletes how to fail productively

And much more!


Show Notes


Rachel's website: https://www.rachelbalkovec.com/


Rachel's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rachel.balkovec/


Got questions or comments? Email us at thestrengthhousepodcast@gmail.com


Subscribe, rate and review on Apple Podcasts:https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-strength-house-podcast/id1204580356


Subscribe on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/61aNw7Bm7d31GUMnCJOUpD


Subscribe on Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/the-strength-house-podcast


Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCGmqh0nPzWM-RkzcL1Cy7Q


More from The Strength House: http://thestrengthhouse.com


 
 

55 min

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