28 episodes

Finding the Edge: Exploring Skill Acquisition and Analytics for Player Development. We are two guy's who are passionate about baseball and player development. Join us as we explore how motor learning, skill acquisition, and data analytic theories can be applied to improving athletic performance.

Hosted by Garrett Boyum, Robert Frey, and formerly Brock Hammit.

Finding the Edge Garrett Boyum, Robert Frey, BH

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Finding the Edge: Exploring Skill Acquisition and Analytics for Player Development. We are two guy's who are passionate about baseball and player development. Join us as we explore how motor learning, skill acquisition, and data analytic theories can be applied to improving athletic performance.

Hosted by Garrett Boyum, Robert Frey, and formerly Brock Hammit.

    Is anticipation good or bad for hitters?

    Is anticipation good or bad for hitters?

    On this week's episode, we explore topics on anticipation, deception, and attentional blindness, adding novelty with constraints in a training environment, and perspective control. We also we discuss the usefulness of the MLB video search for coaches and did a video recording of Robert showing us how to utilize MLB's new video library.

    Youtube:
    MLB Video Search Clip: https://youtu.be/SlmF939vA1E         
    Full episode: https://youtu.be/65Z6mUOyGvU

     

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Student managers, tech, and analytics with Cal Poly Analyst Ethan Moore

    Student managers, tech, and analytics with Cal Poly Analyst Ethan Moore

    This week we have on Ethan Moore who is a student manager and analyst for the Cal Poly baseball program. This week we discuss the benefits of being a student manager, how to communicate data to coaches and players, sabermetrics, how to utilize technology on a budget, and more.

    Twitter: @Moore_Stats
    https://twitter.com/Moore_Stats

    Articles mentioned:

    https://www.businessinsider.com/batting-practice-experiment-and-learning-strategies-2014-6?amp

    Contextual interference effects with skilled baseball players
    https://www.gwern.net/docs/spacedrepetition/1994-hall.pdf

    • 1 hr 46 min
    An ecological approach to developing pitchers with Garrett Baker

    An ecological approach to developing pitchers with Garrett Baker

    This week we have on Garrett Baker Pitching Coach for American International College. This week we explore how he uses an ecological approach to developing his pitching staff at AIC. We discuss how to create an adaptable pitcher, the mental side of pitching, HRV and breathing, what specifying information do pitchers connect with, and what does representative design look like for pitchers and how can you use data to guide that design.

    Products mentioned in this podcast:

    https://www.oatesspecialties.com/dts-khaos-ball-set-of-four
    https://apps.apple.com/us/app/inner-balance/id569278747
    https://www.amazon.com/Constraints-Led-Approach-Constraints-Based-Methodologies/dp/1138104078/
    https://www.amazon.com/Dynamics-Skill-Acquisition-Ecological-Approach/dp/1492563226/

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/Coachgbaker

    • 1 hr 26 min
    The Value of Student Managers with Sam Bornstein

    The Value of Student Managers with Sam Bornstein

    This week we have on Sam Bornstein former head of the student managers for Iowa’s baseball program. This week we talk with Sam about his experience as a student manager at Iowa and how they utilized technology to improve player development.



    Twitter: @Sam__Bornstein

    • 37 min
    The evolution of a baseball coach: A conversation with Chad Longworth

    The evolution of a baseball coach: A conversation with Chad Longworth

    This week we spoke with hitting coach and facility owner Chad Longworth. We talk about how he got into coaching, his early adoption of technology, how his coaching philosophy has evolved over the years, social media, entrepreneurship, innovative products he’s created, and more. To learn more about Chad be sure to checkout his website, blog, and follow him on social media. Links below.




    Website: https://chadlongworthonline.com/


    Twitter: @clongbaseball

    Instagram: clongbaseball


    • 1 hr 26 min
    Exploring Batter's Gaze Behavior with Kyle Lindley from Driveline's R&D Dept

    Exploring Batter's Gaze Behavior with Kyle Lindley from Driveline's R&D Dept

    This week we had on Kyle Lindley from Driveline’s R&D department and co-host of the Driveline R&D Podcast. We talked with Kyle about his background and experience and how got into R&D at Driveline. We also explore and discuss some of the gaze behavior research its application and future research. Make sure to follow Kyle Lindley work on social media and their podcast at the links below.





    Driveline R&D Podcast link: https://bit.ly/36DEEAD


    Twitter: https://twitter.com/kylelindley_

    • 1 hr 14 min

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