On this episode of The Strength House Podcast, we have special guest Rachel Balkovec, hitting coach for the New York Yankees. Rachel is the first woman to become a full-time hitting coach for a Major League Baseball organization and is a leading expert in skill acquisition and motor skill development. She has worked with the Dutch national baseball and softball programs, and coupled with her fellowship at Driveline Baseball and her strength and conditioning experience, Rachel understands the importance of helping athletes develop skills quickly and efficiently.
We talk about:
- Coaching with a constraints-led approach
- Fostering a motivating environment during training and practice
- Teaching athletes how to fail productively
- And much more!
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