Muscles and Management

Episode #90 Building Explosive Lateral Movement and Fielding Tips with San Francisco Giants Bench Coach Kai Correa

June 24, 2020 Gerry DeFilippo Season 2 Episode 90
Muscles and Management
Episode #90 Building Explosive Lateral Movement and Fielding Tips with San Francisco Giants Bench Coach Kai Correa
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Muscles and Management
Episode #90 Building Explosive Lateral Movement and Fielding Tips with San Francisco Giants Bench Coach Kai Correa
Jun 24, 2020 Season 2 Episode 90
Gerry DeFilippo

*SHOW TIMESTAMPS FEATURED AT THE END*

In this episode Gerry sits down with San Francisco Giants Bench Coach and former Cleveland Indians Infield Coach, Kai Correa.

To start, Gerry has Kai breakdown some simple elements to building better infielders and what goes in to how Kai coaches infielders based on his philosophies.

From there, the two discuss lateral movement and how to build it in athletes as well as some similarities in how Gerry trains sprinting and technique in lateral baseball starts and what Kai looks for in infielders and their movement.

Overall, this discussion takes a look at fielding, lateral movement, building explosive power and movement and bringing strength and sport together effectively.

All that and more on this episode of Muscles and Management!

Show Timestamps

5:45 - Kai’s Playing Career and Background

10:49 - The Map of Training Infielders

19:40 - Being a Better Programmer

21:06 - Kai’s Journey to Where He Is Today

24:45 - Training for Arm Strength and Bat Speed

30:36 - Drop Step and Kai’s Mindset

42:40 - Reading Hops as an Infielder & Lateral Movement

57:40 - Transfer of Energy from Fielding to Throwing

1:05:00 - Best Advice for Infielders of Each Age Group

Show Notes

*SHOW TIMESTAMPS FEATURED AT THE END*

In this episode Gerry sits down with San Francisco Giants Bench Coach and former Cleveland Indians Infield Coach, Kai Correa.

To start, Gerry has Kai breakdown some simple elements to building better infielders and what goes in to how Kai coaches infielders based on his philosophies.

From there, the two discuss lateral movement and how to build it in athletes as well as some similarities in how Gerry trains sprinting and technique in lateral baseball starts and what Kai looks for in infielders and their movement.

Overall, this discussion takes a look at fielding, lateral movement, building explosive power and movement and bringing strength and sport together effectively.

All that and more on this episode of Muscles and Management!

Show Timestamps

5:45 - Kai’s Playing Career and Background

10:49 - The Map of Training Infielders

19:40 - Being a Better Programmer

21:06 - Kai’s Journey to Where He Is Today

24:45 - Training for Arm Strength and Bat Speed

30:36 - Drop Step and Kai’s Mindset

42:40 - Reading Hops as an Infielder & Lateral Movement

57:40 - Transfer of Energy from Fielding to Throwing

1:05:00 - Best Advice for Infielders of Each Age Group

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