Author Archives: Darrell Coulter

5 Reasons Pitchers Lack Confidence

At some point every pitcher has a confidence crisis. The key is not to get stuck in negative thought patterns. The 5 Reasons Pitchers Struggle with Confidence. Lack of Communication.  Communication comes in several forms, how we learn, how we listen and more importantly what we take action on.  If you’re struggling with your confidence […]

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How Baseball Practice Is Ruining Pitchers

Are you getting better at getting better? Ask many High School or College Pitchers why they are doing a certain workout or drill. You’ll be surprised by the answer. Coach told me to.  Makes me throw harder.  To get my arm in shape. Now are you starting to see why practice is ruining pitchers? Every […]

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Do You Want To Pitch Like Madison Bumgarner?

Pitching seems so easy watching Madison Bumgarner do his thing from the comfort of your living room couch. When you watch him, you can’t help but think, why not me. I have talent, I throw pretty hard, if I only knew what he knows. He must have a secret. But the real issue is, not […]

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The Truth About Pitching In The Minor Leagues

There has been a lot written lately about the treatment and the pay of Minor League Baseball Players. Let’s be totally honest, for years the Minor Leagues has been the black eye of professional baseball. Yet people on both sides refuse to do what it’s going to take to make it better. Earlier this year […]

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What’s Wrong With The Minor League Baseball System?

                    The number one thing a Pro Scout looks for in a Pitcher is their upside. What’s funny is if you ask a Coach, Parent, Pitcher or even a Pro Scouts what a “Pitcher’s Upside is”  you get a weird look and a few generic Pro […]

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Why Specific Pitching Drills Are So Important

4 Things You Need to Know Before You Do Any Pitching Drill. What You’ll Learn. Why it Matters How To Do It Right What’s Next If your coach can’t confidently answer these next 4 questions for you, then they don’t know what they’re talking about. What You’ll Learn? What will be the end result after […]

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Why Generic Pitching Lessons Don’t Work

Why generic pitching lessons don’t work anymore. This can be an expensive lesson for many parents. There are Pitching Mechanics videos and lessons. There are pitch grips videos and lessons. There are strength and conditioning videos and lessons. And all of them can be important to learning and understanding the fundamental pitching motors skills needed […]

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3 Reasons Pitching Mechanics Drills and Pitch Grips is Ruining Pitching

3 Reasons Pitching Mechanics Drills and Pitch Grips is Ruining Pitchers Pitching Mechanics is a learned, practiced and mastered motor skill.  But yet I spend more time trying to get pitchers to quit trying to be perfect and to quit thinking about their mechanics while they’re pitching in a real game.  It is meant to […]

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Do You Have The Personality That Pro Scouts Look For In Pitchers?

3 Types of Pitching Personalities (Mental Makeups)… that Pro Scouts see when scouting pitchers. “The Leader” Traits Pro Scouts like about The Leader Pitcher: Confident Desire to win Competitive No excuses Never quit or give up Traits Pro Scouts are afraid of in The Leader Pitcher: Thinks everyone should be like them Not coach-able or […]

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Do You Have the Mental Makeup Pro Scouts Look for In Pitchers?

I Guarantee You that Most Major League Pitchers have a Mental Pitching Plan. If they don’t I promise you they will not be there very long. The mental side of pitching is the most undervalued part of pitching by most young pitchers. They want Velocity and they want it now.  I get it so did […]

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