An Update From Buddy Biancalana of PMPM Sports (Zone Training)


It’s been another year of wonderful success for many of our clients. We have now worked with athletes in seven professional and 13 amateur sports. We’ve also worked with a few musicians.


Following are a few of the success stories from baseball.  I am not at liberty to use some client’s names.


Philip Humber–Pitcher-Chicago White Sox:

In four call ups to the Major Leagues prior to Zone Training, Philip had a 1.82 WHIP (walks and hits to innings pitched) and a 1.11 to 1 K-BB ratio. (strikeout to walk ratio)


In the past two seasons combined following Zone Training, his WHIP was 1.19 and he had a 2.75 to 1 K-BB ratio.



Bobby KeppelPitcher-Nippon Ham Fighters: (Japan)

In four plus years prior to Zone Training, Bobby had a career AAA ERA of 5.42. In 20 following Zone Training , he had a 2.43 ERA in AAA and his first 14.1 innings in the Major Leagues were scoreless.


In 2010 for Nippon he was 12-8 with a 3.20 ERA and this past season was 14-6 with a 3.21 ERA.



Aaron Laffey–Pitcher-Kansas City Royals:

In two previous seasons combined prior to Zone Training, he had a 1.04 K to BB ratio. This past season with the Mariners and Yankees, his K to BB ratio was 1.66. Both ratios do not include intentional walks.



Minor League Hitter:

Increased HR and RBI totals from 5 and 35 to 18 and 97. HR to AB ratio went from 1 every 48.6 AB to 1 every 29.22.


Joey Bielek–Chapparal High School, Scottsdale AZ:

Increased batting average from .334 to .486 and had a 27 game streak without striking out.

Received scholarship from University of Cincinnati following no interest from any college prior to his senior season.


Philip Werner–St Andrews High School, Bethesda MD:

Increased batting average from approximately .400 as a sophomore to .724 as a junior.


Buddy Biancalana

“These guys have discovered something in all sports that is going to have a huge impact wherever it is taught.”  George Brett, Baseball Hall of Fame

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