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My Pitching Guru Can Beat Up Your Pitching Guru

Who else is sick and tired of all the over the top pitching information and hype? I for one have had enough. It’s tough enough for a young pitcher who’s already battling fears and doubt, to know where to start. With so much information out there where do you start?  It’s a good question. First […]

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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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How You Prepare is the Mental Side of Pitching

I know it’s shocking but… 90% of Pitching is Mental. If you are looking for quick fix to becoming an Elite, Mentally Tough Pitcher… You need to look for coaching advice somewhere else. But I have a feeling that You know that there is no quick fix to being a Dominating, Mentally Tough Pitcher. If I […]

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High School Baseball Tryouts Are Over, Now What?

So you made the team… That’s Awesome. Don’t get cocky now. Now the real work begins. Don’t let the coaches regret their decision. There is no time to relax.  Make sure you stay on your daily throwing program. Do not waste your practice time. Your practice habits will decide what your role is going to […]

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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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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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How to Be a Mentally Tough Pitcher

Have You been watching the Major League Baseball Playoffs? The playoffs is the true test of every pitcher’s mental toughness.  This is where the legends are made. It is also where you see some pitchers mentally lose it. So How do the Great Pitchers do it?  Great Pitchers Acknowledge the Pressure.  They don’t pretend that […]

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What’s Your Pitching IQ?

Could your coach tell a Pro Scout that you are a student of the game? Every coach and scout I have ever met said this is one of the first things they look for in pitchers. They want to know if you are a student of the game. Ask yourself… Do you know why you […]

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What Motivates YOU? To Be A Great Pitcher

According to Websters Dictionary, MOTIVATION is defined as “a motivating force, stimulus, or influence : incentive, drive” It is the Heart and Soul of Success.  It begs the question… Why do you want to be a great pitcher? Stop and Think about it.  What would you write down? Fame Competition Money Winning Mom Dad Coach Scholarships Girls Maybe it’s a […]

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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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