The Baseball Awakening Podcast
KWBaseball Conversation w/Kevin Wilson

KWBaseball Conversation w/Kevin Wilson

April 2, 2020

KWBaseball Conversation w/Kevin Wilson

Welcome to The Baseball Awakening Podcast, where we dive into the raw, unfiltered, unsexy side of player development

Guest Bio:

Kevin Wilson, Professional Hitting Coach, Author of Finding Clarity Book 

Summary:

On this episode, Host Geoff Rottmayer sits down with Kevin Wilson with KWBaseball.

Show Notes: In this conversation, Kevin talks about:

  • How his off-season went this year.
  • The purpose of the batting tee. 
  • The purpose of front toss. The difference with practice swings vs. game swings.
  • Stay low in the cage so you can be high in games. 
  • Ideal point of contact. 
  • Importance of timing in the ability to hit hard.
  • and much more.

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Mike Medici, MLB Scout, Comment and Advice on the Effect of COVID-19

Mike Medici, MLB Scout, Comment and Advice on the Effect of COVID-19

March 26, 2020

Mike Medici, MLB Scout, Comment and Advice on the Effect of COVID-19

Welcome to The Baseball Awakening Podcast, where we dive into the raw, unfiltered, unsexy side of player development

Guest Bio:

Mike Medici, MLB Scout for Texas Rangers and Toronto Blue Jays. Owner of Scout School 360. 

Summary:

On this episode, Host Geoff Rottmayer sits down with Mike Medici, MLB Scout for Texas Rangers

Show Notes: In this conversation, Mike talks about:

  • Impact of the COVID-19
  • and much more.

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Rick Allen Comments and Advice For Student Athletes Affect By COVID-19

Rick Allen Comments and Advice For Student Athletes Affect By COVID-19

March 18, 2020

Rick Allen Comments and Advice For Student Athletes Affect By COVID-19

Welcome to The Baseball Awakening Podcast, where we dive into the raw, unfiltered, unsexy side of player development

Guest Bio:

Rick Allen, Owner of Informedathelte.com

Summary:

On this episode, Host Geoff Rottmayer sits down with Rick Allen, owner of Informedathletes.com

Show Notes: In this conversation, Rick talks about:

  • Impact of the COVID-19
  • and much more.

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Super Speed Slugger Mike Napoleon

Super Speed Slugger Mike Napoleon

March 12, 2020

Super Speed Slugger Mike Napoleon

Welcome to The Baseball Awakening Podcast, where we dive into the raw, unfiltered, unsexy side of player development

Guest Bio:

Mike Napoleon, Co-Founder of Super Speed Slugger

Summary:

On this episode, Host Geoff Rottmayer sits down with Mike Napoleon, Co-Founder of Super Speed Slugger 

Show Notes: In this conversation, Mike talks about:

  • His background in baseball
  • What Super Speed Slugger Is
  • The Idea behind under load and overload training
  • Better practice of overload training than swinging a heavier element. 
  • How it improves mechanics
  • How it improve mechanics data collection points. 
  • and much more.

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The Language of Hitting Dave Kirilloff

The Language of Hitting Dave Kirilloff

March 5, 2020

The Language of Hitting Dave Kirilloff

Welcome to The Baseball Awakening Podcast, where we dive into the raw, unfiltered, unsexy side of player development

Guest Bio:

Dave Kirilloff, Owner of The Language of Hitting

Summary:

On this episode, Host Geoff Rottmayer sits down with Dave Kirilloff, Owner of The Language of Hitting

Show Notes: In this conversation, Dave talks about:

  • His background in baseball
  • The evolution of what he believes and what he coaches.
  • The importance of vision.
  • The importance of practice translating to games. 
  • His thoughts on what the swing should be like. 
  • Technology role sin the game?
  • and much more.

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Rockland Peak Performance Nunzio Signore

Rockland Peak Performance Nunzio Signore

February 27, 2020

Rockland Peak Performance Nunzio Signore

Welcome to The Baseball Awakening Podcast, where we dive into the raw, unfiltered, unsexy side of player development

Guest Bio:

Nunzio Signore, Owner and Operator of Rockland Peak Performance

Summary:

On this episode, Host Geoff Rottmayer sits down with Nunzio, Owner and Operator of Rockland Peak Performance

Show Notes: In this conversation, Nunzio talks about:

  • His starting into baseball as a strength and conditioning guy.   
  • The assessment process he takes off of his players through.
  • The strength and conditioning process and how it will develop better movers on the hill. 
  • The role of the back foot in pitching.
  • The role of the front leg and foot in pitching. 
  • How hip and shoulder is achieved.
  • Why kids push the baseball. 
  • Developing velocity and the nay sayers.
  • and much more.

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UCF Pitching Coach Nick Otte

UCF Pitching Coach Nick Otte

February 20, 2020

UCF Pitching Coach Nick Otte

Welcome to The Baseball Awakening Podcast, where we dive into the raw, unfiltered, unsexy side of player development

Guest Bio:

Nick Otte - University of Central Florida Pitching Coach

Summary:

On this episode, Host Geoff Rottmayer sits down with Nick Otte, Pitching Coach for the University of Central Florida.

Show Notes: In this conversation, Nick talks about:

  • His transition from being a player to a coach.
  • What his pitching philosophy is and why it works well for him.
  • Advice for young coaches who are drowning in information. 
  • What he looks for in pitchers. 
  • How is watch and expect guys to play catch.
  • How is get his pitchers present.
  • What it means for incoming freshman to come ready.  
  • and much more.

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A Talk With Former Big Leaguer Jeff Frye

A Talk With Former Big Leaguer Jeff Frye

February 13, 2020

A Talk With Former Big Leaguer Jeff Frye

Welcome to The Baseball Awakening Podcast, where we dive into the raw, unfiltered, unsexy side of player development

Guest Bio:

Jeff Frye - Former Big Leaguer for the Texas Rangers, Boston Red Soxs, Colorado Rockies, and Toronto Blue Jays.

Summary:

On this episode, Host Geoff Rottmayer sits down with Jeff Frye,Former Big Leaguer for the Texas Rangers, Boston Red Soxs, Colorado Rockies, and Toronto Blue Jays.

Show Notes: In this conversation, Jeff talks about:

  • His back ground in baseball. 
  • Where his ability to hit came from.
  • High school and college days on the ball field. 
  • Life as a professional athletes. 
  • His approach while he is hitting.
  • The difference between hitting and swinging.
  • His routines to hitting. 
  • Middle infield and how exhausting it is. 
  • and much more.

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Human Performance Collaborative At Ohio State - Jimmy Onate

Human Performance Collaborative At Ohio State - Jimmy Onate

February 6, 2020

Human Performance Collaborative At Ohio State - Jimmy Onate

Welcome to The Baseball Awakening Podcast, where we dive into the raw, unfiltered, unsexy side of player development

Guest Bio:

Jimmy Onate - Human Performance Collaborative at The Ohio State University. 

Summary:

On this episode, Host Geoff Rottmayer sits down with Jimmy Onate, Human Performance Collaborative at Ohio State

Show Notes: In this conversation, Jimmy talks about:

  • His back ground in baseball. 
  • Injuries in baseball and his thoughts on them.
  • Recovery and his thoughts on them. 
  • The importance of sleep and the impact it has on the body.
  • How the brain and vision players a role in human performance. 
  • Eyesight and vision are two different things. 
  • Thought and technology and what pieces he uses. 
  • and much more.

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Infield Talks with New York Yankees Minor League Infield Coach Ryan Hunt

Infield Talks with New York Yankees Minor League Infield Coach Ryan Hunt

January 30, 2020

Infield Talks with New York Yankees Minor League Infield Coach Ryan Hunt

Welcome to The Baseball Awakening Podcast, where we dive into the raw, unfiltered, unsexy side of player development

Guest Bio:

Ryan Hunt, Minor League Infield Coach for New York Yankees

Summary:

On this episode, Host Geoff Rottmayer sits down with Ryan Hunt, Minor League Infield Coach for the New York Yankees

Show Notes: In this conversation, Ryan talks about:

  • His journey as a coach.
  • The impact Andrew Wright had on him.
  • The mental side of the fielding. 
  • Technique of fielding.
  • Fielding on the run. 
  • Mindset required of an infielder.
  • Difference between middle infielders and corner infielders. 
  • and much more.

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