PISE and GVBA Announce 2010-2011 Programs

The Greater Victoria Baseball Association is proud to partner with the Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence (PISE) to create and administer a customized training and conditioning program for our high performance athletes. PISE is a world class athletic facility for Canada's national athletes and we are very fortunate to be able to collaborate with them to benefit our top athletes.

The 2010-2011 fall/winter program includes the following components:

Athlete Testing:

  • 3 times per year for each Athlete
  • Baseline, Pre-season, and Mid-season testing periods
  • Testing to include aerobic, anaerobic, speed, agility, strength and power components
  • Baseball Specific Testing protocols driven by college recruitment and MLB criteria.

Functional Biomechanical Assessment:

  • Muscle balance
  • Core strength
  • Flexibility
  • Range of motion
  • Mobility
  • Identify any potential susceptibility to injury and identify necessary interventions

Strength and Conditioning:

  • Hands on coaching and technical assessment
  • Baseball Specific protocols
  • Exercises for improving first step quickness, linear and lateral agility and speed for base running and fielding
  • Progression through the baseball season, and is developed in cooperation with their training and game cycle, ensuring continued improvement and adaptation in the athletes. 

Team Nutrition Presentation &/or Cooking Demonstration

  • How to fuel young athletes for success in baseball
  • Healthy options for meals and snacks
  • Optimum nutrient balance for training and performance
  • Educational points for players and parents
  • Particular attention will be given to providing proper nutrition during double-header weekends and tournaments

Sports Psychology Presentation

  • Team consultations and presentation to assist the development of player’s mental skills specific to baseball 

Cost of the program is $720 +HST.  To register, please contact Travis Robertson at trobertson@piseworld.com or call 250-220-2519.

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