Strength is good, but flexibility is key to successful fielding

Originally Published: November 19, 2010
By Scott Mayes | Special to ESPNHS.com

Baseball players at Fresno State get to know E.J. Jackson during the course of a season.

That's because the strength and conditioning coach gets them for 90 minutes, three times a week -- which is separate from the time they spend with head coach Mike Batesole.

Lateral movement, change of direction and weight room training are components that Jackson zeroes in on. These are exercises that can directly affect fielding abilities for the Bulldogs.

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