Understanding Youth Athlete Specialization Injuries In Baseballby Miguel Aragoncillo
When it comes to injuries, we think it is out of our control as coaches to prevent them and to an extent, that is true. However, there is much that can be done to help prevent them. One of the biggest culprits for injuries in baseball is bad habits at the youth level. There are a lot of factors that go into this but keeping our youth healthy is critical to their futures and the future of the game.
During this course by Coach Aragoncillo, you'll get access to his talk from the 2020 Virtual Baseball Coaches Summit where he does a deep dive into this topic. You will learn things like:
- Stress Load & Management
- Factors Causing Injuries
- Year Round Baseball Problems
- and much more
We all need to do our part to keep our youth on the field, playing and healthy. The more you know about the issues that commonly cause injuries, the better prepared you are as a coach. Miguel has worked with baseball players of all ages, from Major Leaguers to Little Leaguers.
Miguel Aragoncillo runs the Performance Cypher in Massachusetts. He is a strength and conditioning coach who helps athletes perform at their best. Miguel ensures quality movement is pursued, along with optimal exercise selection for that specific individual.
Before setting off on his own, Miguel worked at Cressey Sports Performance under Eric Cressey, one of the leaders in performance training for baseball players.
Miiguel eceived his Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology with a focus in Exercise Science from Temple University.