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Success Story: Luis Escolano

Luis Escolano is one of our talented Senior left-handed ball players here at Champion’s Quest. His transformation as an athlete in this past year of work, has been exciting to watch, to say the least. At 6’4″ 190 pounds, Luis has an outstanding Pitcher/ Outfielder’s frame, and has proven himself to be uniquely explosive for …

Long Toss: Building Better Throwing Athletes Part 2

Last time we opened up a discussion about Long Toss, and touched on some surface level reasons why I believe it to be effective. Also, we discussed the importance of muscular balance in the rotator cuff, and posterior side of the body. This is vital to ensure health and progression in your throwing velocity. Long …

Success Story: Cameron Repetti

Huge congratulations to Cameron Repetti, one of our HS baseball athletes, who has taken some big strides towards accomplishing his goals this summer. In just under 3 months of taking pride in his athleticism, and arm here at Champion’s QUEST, Cameron has already tacked on 2 MPH (pushing to 87) to his fastball and has …

Long Toss: Building Better Throwing Athletes Part 1

Long Toss is one of those topics in the baseball world that is highly debated for many reasons. On one side, it is argued that long toss puts un-necessary stress on the arm, while reinforcing bad mechanics, and ultimately does not translate to velocity on the mound. Today, I am going to start an in-depth …

Success Story: Andrew Stanley

It is always great to see the hard work pay off here at Champions QUEST. In fact, it is a daily occurrence! In the case of one of our young baseball athletes, Andrew Stanley, the hard work is paying off quickly! In less than a month and a half of work, Andrew has seen some …

“The Process”: Mental Approach on the Diamond Part 4

Over the last couple months here at Champions QUEST we have spent a considerable amount of time and thought dissecting the tangible action steps for ball players to take control of their mental game. We have talked about what the “process” looks like, and how a ballplayer should only focus on those things that are …

Success Story: Caitlyn Koenig

Huge Congratulations to Caitlyn Koenig who has taken the Softball tournament scene by storm to start this summer. Last weekend Caitlyn played a vital role in the success of her club team (Corona Angels) over a 7 game tournament stint in Denver, Colorado. She batted .700 with an on base percentage of .850, and 4 …

“The Process” : Mental Approach on the Diamond Part 3

In our last article, we had an in depth look at what the “process” looks like for a ball player. To recap, “the process” is all about controlling only the things that you can control. By understanding that results are out of their control, the athlete can focus in on the things that are important. …

Success Story: Gavin Gildart

Huge congratulations to Gavin Gildart for the success he has seen in his first quarter of work here at Champion’s QUEST. Gavin is one of our baseball athletes, and he is certainly making a strong impression on all of our coaches. In his first quarter, he already managed to increase his athleticism by over 100%! …

“The Process”: Mental Approach on the Diamond Part 2

Where we last left off, we dove into a discussion about mental toughness, what it means, and the importance of having a plan. We have entered the era where athletes need to start being coached on the mental side at an earlier age. This is related to a couple of trends that have pushed youth …