The Fischer Institute
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The Fischer Institute of Physical Therapy and Performance is a nationally-recognized facility that boasts a 20,000 square foot strength and conditioning center along with a 3,000 square foot indoor turf field. Led by founder and world-renown trainer and physical therapist Brett Fischer, the Institute employs some of the brightest minds in physical therapy along with an impressive lineup of sports and performance trainers.
WE ARE HAPPY TO ANNOUNCE THAT WE HAVE JOINED THE SPOONER PHYSICAL THERAPY TEAM
Spooner Physical Therapy
Spooner Physical Therapy has been promoting movement in the Valley of the Sun since Tim Spooner, PT, FAFS, CEO started the practice in 1990. From employees to patients to community and healthcare partners, Spooner Physical Therapy’s core purpose is helping people achieve. Our physical therapists and hand therapists are movement specialists who are proud to offer expertise that improves the health of our patients and our community. We always strive for the greatest possible outcome and we promise an exceptional patient experience. We value greatly our community relationships and the loyalty of our patients whom we have had the pleasure to serve.
PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL 2020-21: OFF-SEASON STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING
FOCUS ON THE COMPLETE ATHLETE
EFFICIENCY IN PHYSICAL EFFORT IS KEY WHEN COMPETING EVERY DAY. MOBILITY, STRENGTH, AND POWER ARE KEY FACTORS FOR SUCCESS, BEST UTILIZED WHEN COMBINED WITH ADDITIONAL PERFORMANCE STRATEGIES IN AN ORGANIZED AND CONSISTENT PLAN.
OFF-SEASON TRAINING OBJECTIVES:
1. RECOVER FROM THE 2020 SEASON
2. IMPROVE PHYSICAL PERFORMANCE
3. INCREASE TOLERANCE TO STRESSORS OF SPORT
4. OPTIMALLY PREPARE EVERY ATHLETE FOR THE 2021 SEASON
TRAINING PRIORITY WILL BE ON ROTATIONAL POWER STARTING AT THE GROUND AND WORKING ITS WAY UP THE BODY TO THE ARM OR BAT – DEVELOPING THE GROUNDED ATHLETE.
WE PROVIDE A COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAM FOCUSED ON THE WHOLE ATHLETE WHICH IS PITCHER/POSITION PLAYER SPECIFIC, AND INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING LAYERS OF EMPHASIS:
3 small group start times:
9:00 | 10:30 | 12:00
8-10 athletes per training group
4-training days per week:
Monday | Tuesday | Thursday | Friday
Typically between 1.5–2 hours/day
Athlete physical evaluation (required):
- 10-point screen conducted by a physical therapist looking at injury history and areas of high stress/limitation found commonly in baseball athletes
- following eval, if necessary, athlete may receive soft tissue treatment prior to training session or be assigned an individual plan to address constraint(s) prior to daily training session
- Fischer’s world-class team of physical therapists work closely with the sports performance team to address athlete rehabilitation.
- Rehabilitation and progression into functional training with ongoing communication to the athlete and their team’s athletic trainers
The 2020-21 Fischer Institute Baseball Off-season program will run from November 2, 2020 through February 26, 2021 (the start of Spring Training). Contact us today to kick off your off-season training.
Utilizing the PMR app, athletes have the ability to train even if they are pulled away from the program for any reason. If you have plans to travel over the holidays you can use the PMR app to continue your training at a local gym.
- Workouts performed using PMR app with same phase emphasis as those performed at Fischer
- Athletes can easily access workouts on their smartphone in App format
- Video demo of all exercises with additional coaching cues
- Easily log and track all weights used and workouts completed
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The Fischer Institute is featured, once again, by Cronkite News because of our efforts to help prevent arm injuries among high school baseball pitchers. Click the link below to see the full story: https://cronkitenews.azpbs.org/2019/02/11/health-youth-pitchers/
The partnership between the Fischer Institute and JAWKU was recently featured by Cronkite News reporter Kaleb Martinez. Click the link below to check out the full story: https://cronkitenews.azpbs.org/2019/02/11/40-yard-dash-technology/
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FISCHER MASSAGE TEAM
The Fischer Institute proudly introduces the Fischer Institute Massage Team. We offer a variety of techniques to cater to the general public. Whether you’re training for a competition, recovering from an injury, or just looking for a relaxing massage, our team of highly-skilled, licensed massage therapists customize each session based on what you want and what you need.