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Anna Woods

Off-Season Work with Autum

https://youtu.be/1Y3edBHX0rM Med Ball Heaves In this drill, she has only completed 1-2 other times in the past year I’m working/looking for a few things. I like this drill because it helps her learn how to hinge her hips like a deadlift and power her hips through the middle like a

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Anna Woods

Episode 1: Becoming SheStrength

Episode 1: A sneak peek into a typical few days in my life in Kansas as a mom, wife, personal trainer, coach, business owner, miniature horse farmer, and so on…this is my story to Becoming SheStrength.  Story told by:  Observant Kansas Media

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Anna Woods

Training Owen: Fragile X

Proprioceptive Loading In this video we are carrying a 14 lb medicine ball through miniature obstacles. We slowly worked up to this combination over the past few months.  We started with just walking through the obstacles, over them, and around them.  Then we crawled through them* (see below) From there

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Anna Woods

Softball: Timing of Hip Extension

I’ve had the pleasure of working with several very talented Kansas high school pitchers the past 2 weeks–we spent the hour-long sessions focused on improving body movement to improve efficiency in each girl’s pitch, as well as reduce risk for injury.  After each movement assessment, we determined imbalances and areas

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Anna Woods

Softball: Losing Power Through the Foot

A common error I see with pitchers at take off of their pitch is a foot-turn in. Let me explain, in a right-handed pitcher, the right foot is forward and the pitcher loads the leg to take off, and as she does, her right heel turns in…as a result she

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Anna Woods

Softball Fixes in the Weight Room Part 1

https://youtu.be/-tjT8kCLeeMhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGxbIsC44X0 Pitching Video 1:  This was my first time working with this young pitcher. She struggled with chronic elbow pain, knee issues, and to find more velocity. So I spent some time watching her throw in this video, and we quickly made some adjustments to help her “feel” how to

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Anna Woods

Blue Dragon Softball 2021

2020-2021 marked the first year of my role as Assistant Softball Coach for the lady Blue Dragons at Hutchinson CC.  I spent my hours each week leading the young women through workouts to help build strength, prevent injury, and hopefully find a way to fall in love with fitness as

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