Frequently Asked Questions
Please read below to find answers to our most frequently asked questions regarding the Players Way programs and assessments. If you have any other questions, please feel free to contact us and we will get back to you as soon as we can.
Just because there are no games doesn’t mean you can’t get better. In fact, right now is the perfect time to focus on your skills. Take a look at our Tips and Drills. Your success tomorrow depends on what you do today.
Stretching is one of the secrets to individual development. Stretching keeps the muscles flexible and strong, and every athlete needs flexibility to hit, throw, and catch correctly. If you don’t stretch, your body gets trained not to move. Your muscles shorten and you become tight.
The simple truth is the more you practice, the more you stretch, the better you will be.
No. You can do a lot of little things to practice your craft from the comfort of your own home. Please visit our Tips and Drills library to view drills that the pros do from their own home.
Yes, we will. The best way to stay up on what we’re doing is to sign up for notices for alerts. We’ll let you know when there are new posting and, when it’s safe, our schedule of upcoming events.
Absolutely. Just reach out on the contact page, and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.
Once is safe again to hold events like this, they will be open to everyone. You will have to register, and space is limited. You and your parent or guardian will get an email confirming your registration and another event reminder e-mail in the days leading up to the event. If you have not received your confirmation within a day of signing up, please check your spam, events or junk-email folders. You will need to print this out this confirmation and bring with you to the event.
Parents are welcome to stay and watch their athletes go through the Athletic Assessment. We will also be providing on-site educational seminars (for no additional fee) explaining the “why” behind the testing that parents are welcome to attend.
Yes, the Athletic Assessment is not gender-specific and all are allowed to participate.
The Athletic Assessments begin at Age 6 and above.
Turfs or running shoes to run/jump in, workout gear and your Event Pass and Event Waiver, which can be found in the e-mail confirmation. You will not need any baseball/softball specific gear (cleats, gloves, bats or helmets). We recommend that athletes leave all valuables in the car or with parents or coaches. Players Way is not responsible for any lost or stolen items; please pack accordingly and note that you don’t need to bring a lot to a test.
Yes, we encourage you to participate in more than one Athletic Assessment per year to minimize injury risk and maximize your performance.
The Level 2 Athletic Assessment is an extremely well-rounded battery that will test static movement qualities, and combine them with dynamic athletic tests gauging your speed, power, and reactive ability.
No, testing results will not be publicly available. They will be e-mailed to you in a post-event report that will not only detail how you performed in each area of the assessment, but also ways you can improve your performance.