Velocity Rx is an instructional program for pitchers and catchers. Velocity RX's teaching philosophy and methods are based on the application of anatomy, kinesiology, and movement science in order to produce the greatest amount of velocity and accuracy through the baseball while limiting the chance of injury. Velocity RX was created by Dr. Kevin J. McGovern, PT, CSCS. Dr. McGovern has been involved in the rehabilitation of 100's of pitchers and catchers from Little League to the Pro's. Dr. McGovern deleivered huge results re-training injured pitchers and catchers to throw again after having major surgery AND saving many athletes from surgery with mechanical changes and corrective exercise. The purpose for the creation of Velocity RX was to stop injuries from ever occuring, to teach mechanics which limits the stress on the arm, and most importantly, to educate the baseball public on the importance of looking at pitching from a medical perspective. Velocity RX simply works. It works because the entire body is evaluated even before one pitch is thrown to look for any and all body movements that may cause potential injury. The instruction and corrective exercise will give the body the coordinated tools to throw harder and more accurate with less shoulder and elbow stress. Students will increase their velocity at least 3-5 MPH but more importantly, will be able to throw multiple strike from 30 feet....BLINDFOLDED! At the end of the day, if you can throw 3 pitches for strikes to all 4 quadrants of the plate, you will be highly successful at any level.
I enjoy Teaching the anatomy and kinesiology of pitching. I think every student needs to know how their body is supposed to move and understand those basic principles in order to be able to perform a sport.
Pitching is one of those sports where a precise sequence of events needs to occur in order to produce Velocity and limit the chance of injury.
I am a physical therapist of 25 years. I have been working with athletes for the last 20 years refining their performance by improving their motion. I have work from athletes from all across sports MMA, WWE, baseball, golf to name a few.
I have seen first hand Dr. McGovern’s unique and proven program known as Velocity RX. I have had the pleasure of seeing 2 of my college pitchers get signed to professional baseball contracts after going through Velocity RX. One of these pitchers was actually rehabbing from TommyJohn surgery as well. I can not speak highly enough of Dr. McGovern and his Velocity RX program.
I perform a full evaluation of how the student moves. Proper movement must take place before any sport can truly be learned or played safely.
I then evaluate how the student throws.
After the evaluation, I sit with the student and go over my findings. Once in agreement with what the issues are and what the studenst goals are, we make a plan of action to reach those goals.
I am a Doctor of Physical Therapy that has been working with athletes for 25 years.
Pitching and the elimination of Tommy John injuries in a passion of mine. My Tommy John students throw off a mound in less than 6 months.