About Chad Jacob

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Chad Jacob has created 17 blog entries.

Using Strength and Conditioning to Increase Bat Speed

Research: Strength and Conditioning Programs to Increase Bat Swing Velocity for Collegiate Baseball Players Haruna, R., Doi, T., Habu, D., Yasumoto, S., & Hongu, N. (2023). Strength and Conditioning Programs to Increase Bat Swing Velocity for Collegiate Baseball Players. Sports (Basel, Switzerland), 11(10), 202. Breakdown: The article on "Strength and Conditioning Programs to Increase [...]

By |April 16th, 2024|Research|

Hitting Biomechanics

Research: Hitting a Baseball: A Biomechanical Description Breakdown: This article focuses on biomechanics in the baseball swing, highlighting that there is much less research done on hitting compared to pitchers and throwing mechanics. It uses three-dimensional kinematic and kinetic data to analyze the baseball swing, detailing the process from weight shift and trunk coil [...]

By |March 5th, 2024|Research|

An In-Depth Look At Our Pitchers

  What We Do When we say, “Individualized programming”, we mean it. The moment an athlete steps on the training floor, they know they are getting a program that's tailored to what they need. All of our pitching athletes go through a dense pitching evaluation. This inlcudes: Rapsodo, Motus Throw, and high speed cameras to [...]

By |April 25th, 2020|CBC News|

Body Structure in Baseball

Introduction I first learned to look at body structure after hearing the phrase, “Structure dictates function”. In 2010, Eric Cressey said this in his shoulder series called "Optimal Shoulder Performance".  Hearing this phrase instantly changed how I went about looking at the body structure in all of our athletes. In a nutshell, this means [...]

By |April 9th, 2020|CBC News|

CBC Internship Program

"That Old Saying" A "win-win" situation is hard to come by when reaching an agreement. It's a no-brainer to carry out said decision when there's tons of upside for everyone involved. So I'm going to take this a step further and ask you, "What happens when a third party comes in to play and a [...]

By |August 20th, 2019|CBC News|

CBC Reintroduction

Hello, It’s been quite some time since our last blog, and we’d like to reintroduce ourselves… Our home, Chapman Baseball Compound , is a state of the art baseball training facility in the heart of Orange County. We develop baseball players that are very serious about taking their game to the highest level. Our staff [...]

By |May 28th, 2019|CBC News|

Importance Of Movement Sequence

Just this past week I had a conversation with one of my hitters about the timing and sequencing of his movements and the importance of things happening sequentially. This particular hitter had the problem of his back elbow and top hand moving together during his downswing. This move was causing him to cut through the [...]

By |February 22nd, 2019|Hitting|

Are You A Good Ball Striker?

Ball striking is something that has gained more traction of late in the game of golf. With advancements in motion capture technology, flight simulators and ball tracking radars it is now possible to see how well someone is able to deliver the club to the ball consistently. Having the ability to deliver the club to [...]

By |February 22nd, 2019|Hitting|

Why Objective Measurement Is Important (In Pitching)

Objective measurement is an extremely important aspect of the player development process. If we are learning a new skill, having clear, concise, and immediate feedback is of the utmost importance. Whether we are trying to play a new instrument, learning golf, baseball, soccer, speech, or math having objective feedback is important to mastering the new [...]

By |February 22nd, 2019|Pitching|
Go to Top