Tag Archives: Pitching with Confidence

How Pitchers Can Overcome Their Fear of Failure

Every pitcher I have worked with has had some hidden fear of failure. I know I sure did when I was that age. Fear of failure comes in a lot of different forms. It usually starts when the pitcher perceives they have a Lack of Something. Lack of Talent, Lack of Strength, Lack of Velocity, […]

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The Difference Between Pitching Knowledge, Pitching Skills and Pitching Talent?

Do You Know The Difference Between Pitching Knowledge, Pitching Skills and Pitching Talent? I believe they’re all different, but many Coaches and Scouts disagree. So let’s take a deeper look at all three. Pitching Knowledge – Information and understanding about pitching. Some claim the internet has ruined pitching. There is so much information available through the […]

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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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Beyond The Fundamentals of Pitching

Why do pitchers reach a certain point and then not get any better?   Almost every pitcher training aid and pitcher training program taught or sold focuses on the basic fundamentals of pitching. So naturally the young athletes with the most natural, physical ability seem to be more inclined to becoming a pitcher. I get […]

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7 Simple Truths Every Pitcher Needs To Know

7 Simple Truths Every Pitcher Needs to Know 1. Every Major League Pitcher is different.  And so are you!  Every Major League pitcher has their own pitching philosophy and secrets to their pitching success.  They’re serious about the about being one of the best 300+ pitchers in the world and they’re NOT going to tell […]

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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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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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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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