Tag Archives: pitching workouts

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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Will Your Coach See a Difference?

Are you making it easy for your Coach to see all the hard work have done? Can they see a Real Difference in your Pitching? Have you put in the Off Season work to make their heads snap around when they hear your pitches popping the catcher’s mitt. If all the work you have been […]

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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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High School Pitching Coaches… What are you thinking?

It’s Official. I have lost my mind. After 20+ years of coaching pitchers I am going to dedicate the rest of my life to teaching High School Pitchers how to pitch. It absolutely breaks my heart every time I hear of another pitcher under the age of 15 having Tommy John Surgery. It’s time every […]

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What Are You Afraid Of?

What an awesome World Series.  That was fun. Now the questions begin. Will Pujols re-sign with the Cards? Where will Fielder end up? Will C.C. Sabathia opt out of New York? With all that is at stake, I don’t think Halloween is the scariest thing happening today. There are some scary decisions that have to […]

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Cookie Cutter Pitching Coaches

Are you being shaped by a Cookie Cutter Pitching Coach? You know the coaches that have been there and done that. The coaches that can’t explain why it works, they just tell you that is just the way it is. Questions You need to ask before YOU pay any Pitching Coach. What is their pitching […]

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Your Very Own Off Season Pitching Plan

What’s Your Off Season Plan? Learn a New Pitch? Get Stronger? Add 5 Mph to Your Fastball? You Will Never Do Anything without a Detailed Plan. Make it your goal this off season to create a Workout Plan. What should it include, well I am glad you asked. Rest and Recovery.  I believe every pitcher […]

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What Your Attitude Says About You

Your Attitude is the key to your pitching future. I haven’t met anyone in 25 + years that knew everything about pitching.  There are some who know more than others. There are some who claim to be experts.  There a few that actually do have a clue about what it takes to be a great […]

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Work Ethic is not a Dirty Word

Do you want coaches to fall in love with you? Be the first one to practice. Be the last one to leave. Don’t make excuses. Expect to work hard. Don’t look for the easy way out. Win every sprint. Listen More, Talk Less. If a Pro Scout asked you about your work ethic what would […]

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How to Learn the Mental Side of Pitching

What is the mental side of pitching? That is a question that seems to baffle many pitchers and pitching coaches. Let me give you some free (worth at least a Million Dollars) advice. ANYTHING that has to do with Pitching is the Mental Side. Every aspect of pitching starts with the mental understanding of what […]

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