Rob Crews hosts a unique audio experience w/ the world's most intriguing sports personalities.
66: Rick Pauly joins Rob Crews for the 3rd time to chat it up about Pitching vs Hitting
In Episode #66, Rick Pauly of Pauly Girl Fastpitch returns to the podcast for the third time to chat it up with Rob Crews. The two go into deal with the following questions:
Does a rise ball really rise?
How to pick a trainer?
How will the new crow hop rule affect hitters and pitchers?
Is pitching making a comeback? Did it ever leave?
Other topics discussed:
Correctives for pitchers and hitters are virtually the same.
A deeper look at rise ball spin and velocity.
Vision and recognition for hitters as pitching velo makes a leap.
The importance of having a change-up.
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65. Caleb Lindsey & Laura Connahan of Hybrid Sports Performance, Murfreesboro, TN
Hybrid Sports Performance in Murfreesboro, Tennessee is led by Coach Caleb Lindsey and Laura Connahan. Rob Crews has recently co-branded Complete Game with Triple Threat Training Centers in Tennessee where Hybrid runs the Strength and Performance side of things.
Coach Caleb and Coach Laura join Rob Crews on the podcast to discuss a range of sports performance topics in the player development matrix. The three discuss in-season training for high school players, the effects of nutrition and sleep in performance, and of course the collaborative programs they do in-house with Lola Kimble and Triple Threat Training Centers.
64. Author, Speaker, Podcast Host, Brother (Omar) Smalls joins the show to share his journey & philosophies in sport, love, & life.
Brother Smalls joins Rob Crews on the Transcending Sport Podcast to discuss his journey and how life philosophy intersects with sport and how we all cope as humans. This is a good one yall. Brother Smalls is the host of the YouTube show, "Kicking It With Brother Smalls".
63. Mental Skills Coach, Jen Dudziec joins Rob Crews to discuss mindset development for players, coaches & parents
Mental Skills Coach Jennifer Dudziec joins Rob Crews to break down the mental game and strategies to help players, coaches & parents re-think their approach.
Coach Jennifer's passion, energy, and perspective is what makes her a different type of mental skills coach and I was so fired up after this conversation.
The characteristics of the parents of all successful players are similar
What is Daddy Ball really?
Strategies for coaching your child effectively
Why Coach Jennifer's background in exercise science gives her an edge in Mental Skills coaching
Positive vs. negative Self-talk
How the pandemic affected athletes of all ages
62. Kim Wright, Owner of West Coast Softball Academy in Vancouver & International Softball Coach
International Coach Kim Wright joins Rob Crews to discuss her journey as an international softball coach and academy owner. Kim has spent time in Venezuela and Greece as Head and asssistant coach, as well as head coach in the Italian Pro League. Kim talks about the development and recruiting process for young Canadian players to Amercian colleges and universities.
Kim aslo talk about how culture in other countries plays a major role in how players prioritize and subsequently "LOVE" the game of softball. The role of technolgy and how it is transforming her as a coach.
61. Jim Beadle from 4D Motion Sports joins Rob Crews to discuss the power of 3D Motion Capture & how it has tranformed player development
4D Motions's Jim Beadle joins Rob Crews on this episode of the Transcending Sport Podcast. The two go in on the power of 3D Motion Capture, the importance of the kinematic sequence & how it affects power & batspeed as well as key metrics & how they translate to performance for pitchers & hitters.