What's Inside?

This mini-course reviews key pieces to implementing command work during different parts of the training year. We also dive into internal research on various command studies performed at Driveline.

  • See how and why we've built own our targets
  • Watch how you can incorporate command work into practice
  • See what we learned when we tracked pitcher's throwing to a target versus a catcher
  • Learn where and how far athlete's miss when throwing command balls
  • Learn the next step in what we're looking into regarding command

This mini-course covers the basics of how we incorporate command work in-season and includes research findings that can be used to improve your practice plans.

Course curriculum

  1. 1
    • Welcome to Our Command 201 Mini-Course

  2. 2
    • Intro to the Speed-Accuracy Tradeoff

    • Dialing it Back

    • Amateurs vs. Professionals

    • A Closer Look

  3. 3
    • Introduction to Command Balls

    • Proprioception

    • Contextual Interference

    • How to Put it Together

  4. 4
    • Intro to Command Ball Location Research

    • Command Ball Study Results: Looking at Miss Direction and Distance

    • Plate Locations and Heatmaps of Misses by Handedness

    • Main Takeaways