Zack Gelof on Chasing Competition, Developing Athleticism, and Adjusting to Higher Levels

CSP Elite Baseball Development Podcast: Zack Gelof on Chasing Competition, Developing Athleticism, and Adjusting to Higher Levels

Written on December 8, 2023 at 10:32 am, by Eric Cressey

We welcome Oakland Athletics infielder Zack Gelof to the latest podcast. A Cressey Sports Performance athlete since his teenage years, Zack offers some awesome insights on chasing long-term athletic development; seeking out competition; visualizing goals; adapting training approaches; and improving defensive performance on the diamond.

A special thanks to this show’s sponsor, Hawkin Dynamics, the premiere force plate on the market today. They’re used all day, every day at Cressey Sports Performance and are a key component of both our performance and rehabilitation programs. Head to www.HawkinDynamics.com/cressey to learn more about what a game changer their force plates can be for how you evaluate, program, and train athletes.

 

Sponsor Reminder

Today’s episode is brought to you by Hawkin Dynamics. In 2016, Hawkin engineered the world’s first wireless force plate solution with a mobile app – making it the quickest, easiest to use, and most robust solution on the market for group testing. Today it is still the only fully validated wireless force plate solution that exists – something that is extremely important when evaluating marginal gains on the world’s best athletes, monitoring readiness, or returning athletes back from an upper or lower extremity injury. It is trusted by all sport organizations large and small; as well as tactical, military, and rehabilitation environments around the globe. It’s force testing in the palm of your hand with research-grade accuracy. We use Hawkin Dynamics force plates at Cressey Sports Performance and they’re a crucial part of our evaluation process, not to mention a vital resource for monitoring fatigue and evaluating the efficacy of our performance and rehabilitation programs. Whether it’s finding the sweet spot on the force velocity curve or keeping a close eye on asymmetries, these force plates are used all day, every day at CSP. Check them out at www.hawkindynamics.com/cressey to learn more.

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