HOW CAN WE HELP?
DESIGNED FOR YOU
After determining your specific needs, we build you a complete training program that matches your goals. Detailed. Easy-to-follow. No B.S.
You work closely with a trainer via email and video calls to monitor your progress, answer questions, and keep you motivated and on track.
EVOLVES WITH YOU
As you adapt, so does your training program. Monthly updates based on your progress, preferences and unforeseen circumstances.
6 or 12-month
~15 hours per week
Hey! I'm Ben Brewster.
I help pitchers throw harder by getting strong, flexible and powerful.
I was once a scrawny 155 pound kid in high school, struggling to hit 73 miles-per-hour. My training and education led me to completing a degree in exercise science and pitching 4 years in the ACC. Along the way, I gained 65lbs, added more than 20 mph to my fastball and was selected in the 15th round of the 2014 MLB Draft.
But TreadAthletics isn't about me. It's about how myself, and our team can help you.
Pitchers' bodies, like race cars, are machines that can be upgraded, enhanced and fine-tuned through proper training, nutrition, and science.
I'm here to show you how.
Premium Coaching Features:
A battery of tests to help us identify your weaknesses and correct them.
Access to our comprehensive video library to look up any exercise for instruction.
The bread and butter. A baseball-specific training regimen designed just for you.
Our coaching team is at your fingertips. Take advantage and hammer us with questions.
Let us guide you through our flexible approach to nutrition, supplements and performance.
Receive a new training phase each month, adjusted based on your goals and progress.
Submit monthly videos for rapid feedback on exercise technique.*
Includes arm care & recovery work, long toss, command training and weighted ball work.
Monthly video calls to keep in touch, check your progress and answer your questions face-to-face.
*This does NOT include throwing mechanical analysis, which is an optional add-on. Ask us about this feature if you're interested.
Because TreadAthletics is not a rehabilitation program, we require that you are medically cleared to throw before participating.
If you have specific training requirements due to past injuries, alert of us these during the initial questionnaire and evaluation and we will take these into account with your program.
You will need access to a weight training facility with barbells, dumbbells and other free weights. This should include at least 400+ lbs of weight plates and dumbbells up to 90's in most cases.
You will need a place to throw or simulate long toss, throw bullpens, and a net or hard surface to throw Plyocare balls and weighted baseballs into.
Plyocare and Weighted Baseballs
You'll need a full set of Plyocare balls and 3 through 7 oz weighted baseballs. Both can be purchased here with the discount code: "tread10athletics"
Radar Gun Access
You will need access to a radar gun 1-2x weekly during the high output phase of your throwing program. You don't necessarily need to buy one, but it's almost impossible to accurately gauge progress without this. If you can't make this work, let us know.
We can build the rest of your training program around this, including any other specific requests you have.
While we recommend solely focusing on our training program, we recognize that this is not always realistic.
We can program around most scenarios thrown our way, but cannot guarantee our training will be a good fit until we see what you are being required to follow. Contact us and we will discuss your best options moving forward.
We have had athletes try to stretch 6 month commitments into over a year by starting, stopping, not responding to emails from us for several months and then expecting to jump right back in at their convenience. We are all for helping you, but this is not how commitment works and this is not how our programming works.
If you are going in-season, check with your coaches beforehand to see if you’ll be allowed to follow our program. If not, we do offer shorter time commitments at adjusted monthly rates. Pick a time frame you can fully commit to. We are under no obligation to pause your training if you go silent and stop responding to our emails and holding up your end of the training.
We are understanding of exceptional circumstances, but this is to reinforce the fact that once you commit, you have committed to doing the programming continuously. In the legitimate cases where we do allow an athlete to pause and later resume his training, the athlete will still be billed monthly within the agreed upon timeframe, and the programming will be picked back up on the agreed upon date.
When you commit to doing a 6-month or 12-month program, this is a firm commitment to follow through for that amount of time. Monthly payments are equivalent to buying a car and paying in “installments.” We cannot guarantee we will refund you for the purchase you made. In legitimate circumstances, we will pause or cancel the programming. In the case of cancellation, there will be an early cancellation penalty equal to an additional month of training under the package selected (i.e. if you bought 6 months, and 3 months in you decide to cancel for a legitimate reason, you will still be billed for month 4).
This is not to nickel and dime you; it is to discourage people from signing up on a whim and then cancelling one month in because they change their mind. We want committed athletes, not flaky ones, and are willing to take on less athletes to increase the commitment level of the ones we get.
We work with professional, college and high school athletes. Due to the nature of remote training, which requires highly motivated and engaged athletes, our cutoff is set at 14 years old.
We start by collecting as much information as possible about you, ranging from simple things like your training experience, nutrition habits and injury history to more pitching-specific metrics like height, weight, body composition, wingspan and starting strength numbers.
You'll also get a full postural and movement screen, which helps us pinpoint where your biggest weak points and limiting factors lie.
We use this information to structure the entire training protocol. From training volume, frequency and intensity, to exercise selection and progressions, to daily calorie and macronutrient intakes, these differences have a huge impact on the final product.
Contact us and we will discuss our training packages to find one that meets your needs and budget.
Simply use any of the contact forms on this page to apply for coaching or ask us any remaining questions you may have. Alternatively, you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
As soon as you are ready to get going, we send you a registration link, followed by our intro assessment and questionnaires. You'll be assigned one of our trainers to help you through the process, and have the first month of your program in hand 1-2 days later.
Yes. The protocols and training methods in this program equally apply to position players as well. We still individualize the program based on your goals (such as sprinting speed, position specific arm strength and bat speed). While about 80% of our athletes are pitchers, the remaining 20% are catchers, outfielders and infielders.