Tag Archives: high school baseball

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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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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How to be a Better High School Pitcher Today

3 Quick tips to being a better High School pitcher today. Warm Up!  I still can’t believe how many High School games I go to and the starting pitcher don’t throw even 1 pitch before the game.  Those who do have some sort of bullpen warm up seem to have no focus and is really an exercise […]

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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 Real Mental Side of Pitching

I believe there are 3 critical aspects to the Mental Side of Pitching. For some reason most pitching coaches don’t focus on the mental side of pitching.   For years I thought it was one of my greatest strengths, but the reality was, when I got drafted by the Phillies I didn’t have a clue […]

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