ODM® Testing-NFA 2020-Monday
July 13, 2020
In fastpitch softball, OnDeck Measurements (ODM) is the recognized authority in objective measurables - comprehensive raw softball athletic data. Individual objective scores and the corresponding Allister Index (AI), have become the most important objective statistical measurements in player assessment, self-evaluation, and player development.
Uses a laser timing device to ensure the most accurate time, the 10-20-40 yard dash measures explosiveness and acceleration. It also gives the player their home to first time.
Uses a laser timing device to ensure the most accurate time, the agility shuttle is a 5-10-5 yard test measuring the player's quickness, ability to change direction and body control.
A player's swing analysis consists of bat speed, hand speed, time to impact and ball exit speed.
Uses the Stalker Pro, the radar gun used by MLB, measures the player's arm strength.
Testing the player's hand and forearm strength, using medical dynamometers.
Over 15,000 athletes have been tested, from 7th graders just starting to play serious travel ball, to college players from all levels, and some USSSA Pride players. Now players can set a measurable benchmark and compare their numbers as they grow and become more athletic and also compare them to players at the collegiate level.