Big League Edge

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USA LABC 2018 Team Rosters

The 2018 USA-LABC national team rosters have been officially released, with teams competing in the age divisions of 10U, 12U, 13U, 14U, 16U, and 18U. Team coaches have also been announced, with their

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All About the Latin American Baseball Classic (LABC)

The Latin American Baseball Classic (LABC) has been held for the past 30+ years in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. This tournament is the largest international baseball event of Latin America, annually

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How Protective Reflex Response Locks Up your Power, Speed, & Velocity

Protective Reflex Response (PRR) is a powerful injury prevention mechanism subconsciously built into your body. It is what pulls your hand back from heat or causes blinking. These subconscious motor responses

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Baseball Strength Training at Big League Edge

BLE offers the largest sports specific strength training facilities in the PNW with over 6000 square feet of baseball and softball fitness equipment. The games never changes, but the athlete makes it quicker,

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How Rhythmic Power maximizes Movement – (increase Velocity & Power)

BLE bypasses complicated mechanics and puts ATHLETICS back into the athlete. There is a reason why our athletes are so successful, and it starts with rhythmic power. ALL ABOUT RHYTHMIC POWERBLE's

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Maximum Overload Training – (for Developing Healthy Power & Velocity)

WHAT IS OVERLOAD AND UNDERLOAD TRAININGBy increasing and decreasing weight loads during training, muscles will increase response and strength. At its most basic form, fitness can be examined as a prime

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Baseball Training Market Analysis in the NW (& who the Clear Winner is)

BLE is the #1 market choice for career minded athletes due to our ability to provide more, for less. With a proven track record of 250+ NCAA scholarship athletes and 26+ MLB draft picks, BLE's rhythmic

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Why Long Toss is the key to being the hardest thrower on your team.

WHAT IS LONG TOSS THROWINGNot found in the PNW due to indoor space constraints, BLE now offers LT to build arm strength out to 250'. The Long toss workout is elongated throwing that is the precurser

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ALL ABOUT CAGE BOMBERS – (& how to get Better Batting Results!)

BLE offers batting cage ranges with expanses out to 210'. This provides ball flight feedback to ensure "cage bombers" are not developed. Our athletes train realistic outdoor distances all winter long to

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Ball Flight Feedback and Tracking (The ONLY way to know what works)

With so many facilities available, it can be very confusing when determining the right fit. However, BALL FLIGHT FEEDBACK should be a major consideration and BLE provides it better than anywhere else

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