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The Loden Sports Blog

The Loden Sports Blog will serve as a vehicle to provide thought-provoking content on athletic development, use-cases for the services Loden Sports provides, and news and updates on the happenings of Loden Sports.

 

Athlete Development
Matt Pajak

The Fuel for the Tools: How Athleticism Translates on a Baseball Field – Part 1: Hitting

This is the first installment of a two-part blog. In this blog, Loden Sports explores the relationship between the Junior Loden Score System, bat speed, and exit velocity in athletes aged 8-14. This project was completed in collaboration with Slammers Baseball in Colorado – a special thank you to them for their willingness to share and excitement to learn alongside us.

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Athlete Development
Matt Pajak

The Junior Loden Score System

The Junior Loden Score System has been created as a way to benchmark and track athletic development in athletes before they hit their growth spurt. It is structured similarly to the existing Loden Score System with a Power, Quickness, Speed, and Loden Score.

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Athlete Development
Matt Pajak

Objective Performance Benchmarks

A look at age-averages for athletic assessment metrics. The data used for this blog was collected by Loden Sports during the 2021 calendar year.

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Athlete Development
Matt Pajak

Why Measuring Matters

This month, Loden Sports takes a look at why measuring matters – a key pillar to the upcoming Loden Sports LTAD. Best practices and recommendations for measuring (depending on where the athlete is in their development) are discussed in detail.

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News
Matt Pajak

The Loden Sports Outlier Sessions Podcast

After a run of 7, live Outlier Sessions in our Discord in December and January, Loden Sports is excited to announce that we are making the sessions available on YouTube and via Apple Podcasts for your listening pleasure – wherever, whenever. Enjoy!

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News
Matt Pajak

The Loden Sports Outlier NFT

Loden Sports will be awarding the exclusive Outlier NFT to athletes who attain a Loden Score of a 9 or higher. The NFT will certify each athletes status as a true outlier.

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