PBI 2018-2019 Winter Training

Professional Baseball Instruction is dedicated to providing the best year-round baseball training in New Jersey. It does not matter your age, position, or skill level, PBI has a program for you. This year, we will be adding a strength and conditioning aspect to ALL of our programs! For … [Read more...]

Are You Paying Too Much For Baseball Training?

STICKER SHOCK! We've all had the experience. You've probably encountered it when looking for a baseball training program to prepare for the coming season. You read the description...it sounds like it's EXACTLY what you need to get ready for spring. And then you see the price. Throughout the … [Read more...]

Free “Pitching Healthy” Introduction

Over the past few years, we have seen a major increase in arm injuries, so much so it's been labeled an epidemic! Players as young as 9 are sustaining growth plate injuries. High school age kids (14-19) are at the highest risk for Tommy John surgery. Not all injuries are serious but they can cause a … [Read more...]

5 Things You Didn’t Know About – PBI’s Steve Hayward

Steve Hayward joined the coaching staff at Professional Baseball Instruction after his playing days in the Boston Red Sox minor league system ended. One of New Jersey's finest pitching coaches, Steve also keeps his skills sharp in the field; he can often be seen taking ground balls with our high … [Read more...]

Pitchers Needed For Free Research Study

The Baseball Health Network, in conjunction with Professional Baseball Instruction and Columbia University Orthopedics, will be holding a free research study on Saturday April 30 from 9:30AM - 5 PM at PBI's indoor training facility. We're looking for pitchers between the ages of 9 and 17 to … [Read more...]

Baseball Health Network Event At PBI 4/11/16

If you or your child has played baseball for any appreciable amount of time, there's a good chance you've heard complaints of pain. It has become all too common for players to be suffering from pain in their throwing arm. Many times it’s just a warning sign from their body that something is wrong … [Read more...]

Introducing the New Baseball Health Network Website

One of the biggest stories in baseball over the past few years has been the epidemic of arm injuries - at all levels of baseball - with many resulting in Tommy John Surgery. Former minor league pitcher and Professional Baseball Instruction coach Steve Hayward, founded the Baseball Health Network, … [Read more...]

PBI Pro Tips #4 – youth sport specialization

It's one of the current hot-button issues in youth sports - should athletes specialize in just one sport at an early age? Current studies link early specialization - to the exclusion of other sports - to an increase in throwing arm injuries. Baseball Health Network founder Steve Hayward, PBI's … [Read more...]

PBI Pro Tips #3 – using resistance bands

Whether you're looking to build or maintain arm strength, trying to rehab an arm injury, or just looking for a way to warm your arm up, resistance bands are invaluable for the throwing athlete. Working with a 16U high school pitcher, Baseball Health Network founder Steve Hayward demonstrates a … [Read more...]

PBI Pro Tips #2 – mid-week throwing for fall pitchers

If you play fall baseball, and you're a pitcher, it's very important that you maintain your arm strength during the course of your season...especially if you pitched in the spring and summer, too. Most fall leagues play on Sundays and too many pitchers don't get in a mid-week throwing session the … [Read more...]