Originally Posted by bucksfan2
I don't mind this actually think its kind of a cool idea. Professional athletes do all kinds of "odd" training in the off season. I don't know where hand to hand combat fits into baseball, but getting your players in tip top shape heading into a season is often a good idea. In fact I have yet to see a thread "I am in the worst shape of my life" heading into spring training.
The getting in shape aspect is just a part of it, the rest is nonsense and the letter from the staff member is ridiculous and over the top.
The later trumps the former by far IMO.