Pitching Arm Injuries

3 Biggest Pitcher Training Myths

Are You Guilty of Falling for any these Pitching Training Myths? Extreme Long Toss Long Distance Conditioning Mental Gimmicks and Tricks Let’s break them down one by one. Today it’s… Extreme Long Toss. This one absolutely amazes me. The question I ask every pitcher or coach is why? I usually get, it adds velocity or […]

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Baseball Pitching Arm Injuries: Problem No. 5

(This is the 5th and final post of a 5 part series on the major causes of pitching arm injuries.) Overuse.  Throwing too many pitches without the proper rest and recovery in between starts or pitching outings. There is absolutely no excuse for this one. Coaches this is absolutely YOUR responsibility. If you ask any […]

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Baseball Pitching Arm Injuries: Problem No. 4

(This is the 4th post of a 5 part series on the major causes of pitching arm injuries.) Overload: Throwing too many pitches in one outing/game. Pitch Counts, Pitch Counts, Pitch Counts How many pitches should a High School Pitcher be allowed to throw? Check out this article from Top Velocity.net Information on how to […]

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Baseball Pitching Arm Injuries: Problem No. 3

(This is the 3rd post of a 5 part series of the major causes of pitching are injuries.) No Pre-Season Throwing Program This is one area we have no excuse. If our pitchers have not thrown enough in the preseason there is no way they could possibly be ready to throw 80 to 100 pitches […]

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Baseball Pitching Arm Injuries: Problem No. 2

(This the 2nd of a 5 part series on the major causes pitching arm injuries.) Lack of Strength and Conditioning This actually goes hand in hand with having poor mechanics especially with young pitchers. If you believe Tom House ( maybe the best pitching coach in the World) and the NPA, research and study has […]

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The 5 Major Causes of Pitching Arm Injuries

(This is the 1st in a 5 part series on what causes the majority of baseball pitching arm injuries.) What do you think is the number 1 cause for most pitching arm injuries? Poor Mechanics?  Poor Strength and Conditioning?  Overuse?  Overload?  No Real Pre-Season Throwing Program? If you said all the above, You would be […]

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