core strength & stability
Workout-Specific Core Prep
Linear Hip Mobility
Follow along with this video before you do linear running, whether it's sprint workouts, running striders on the track, or going for a jog.
Lateral Hip Stability
Follow along with this video before you do change of direction work, from defensive footwork practice to running agility ladders.
Use this video to prepare your core for the demands of a throwing set. Pay special attention to differences from side to side! Doing focused throwing is great, but make sure you're correcting the imbalances that crop up from much repetitive motion on one side through targeted core work.
Ready to Play
Use this video to get you ready for a practice, game, or tournament day. This one uses concepts and moves from the other three workout-specific core prep videos, so go through those before you use this one to maximize your understanding of the cues and muscles you should feel activating!