Tag Archives: baseball pitching

Why Do Pitchers Hide Their Fear of Failure

It’s time for an honest, deep conversation about your fears… Failure is such a huge part of baseball. Every walk is a failure, every hit is a failure, every run you give up is a failure. But that doesn’t make you a failure. One pitch, one hit or one run given up does NOT make […]

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Thank You And 10 Predictions For 2015

THANK YOU! Thank you for an unbelievable 2014. Personally, my private consulting business is rocking and it’s all because of you. Thank you to all the Parents and Coaches for all the great questions and feedback. Every time I speak to you I learn something new that makes me a better coach. Thank you to […]

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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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Do You Have An Emotional & Mental Pitching Mindset Strategy?

The secret to pitching with supreme confidence is having an Emotional and Mental Mindset Strategy. Average pitchers rely on a blind hope, wishful thinking and a wild guess strategy. Elite Pitchers rely on their personal pitching belief system built on their faith, trust and confidence in their preparation and practice habits. Adam Wainwright has his […]

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Why Baseball Moms Would Make Great Pitching Coaches

Don’t be afraid to listen to mom, she might just be right.               Nobody in the world has more influence on young pitchers than their moms have. And when it comes to wanting their child to be their best and reach their max potential there isn’t much a mom […]

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Quit Doing Useless Pitching Drills NOW!

Please I Beg You, Quit Doing Pitching Drills Right Now. Until you can tell me exactly how that drill is making you a better pitcher, quit doing it. Almost every pitcher I talk to can’t explain why they do certain drills or how it is supposed to help them become a better pitcher. If the […]

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7 Keys to Becoming a Great Baseball Pitcher

Becoming a great pitcher isn’t about great coaching or the perfect workout. Becoming a great pitcher isn’t about the having the perfect pitching plan or pitch grip. Becoming a great pitcher is all about YOU, Period! 7 Keys to Pitching Success

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Great Coaches Are Leaders, Not Dictators

Why Do You Coach? Are you coaching for you and your ego… Or are you coaching to help young players max out their potential? When your team loses do you take it personally or do you blame the players? Are you a teacher and motivator or a dictator? Players want positive attention and caring from […]

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Are You Committed to a Major League Mindset

The foundation of a developing a Major League Mindset begins with commitment and accountability. Here is a short video walking through a Major League Mindset Contract for you to sign to take ownership of your baseball career. Every great pitching career starts with a commitment to yourself, your family, your coaches and your teammates. Will […]

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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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