How an Unstable Landing Foot Can Wreck Your Arm

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When I was in high school I did just enough right in my pitching delivery to throw pretty hard. I had decent timing and rhythm, but I definitely didn’t use my lower half as well as I should have. Mostly my mechanics were a mess. One of my biggest issues was a lack of consistency and stability with my landing foot at front foot plant.

Early in your delivery, everything you do should be designed to create momentum, generate power, and ...

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Pitching Drills: Why Most Are a Complete Waste of Time (Part II)

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In my last article on pitching drills I talked about how most pitching drills are not only a waste of time, but in some cases can actually be counterproductive. In fact, there are a lot of drills out there that will do nothing but ingrain mechanical habits that work against you in your efforts to increase velocity and consistency.

An effective pitching drill should address at least two of the Big Three Components of a good pitching delivery: Balance, ...

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Location, Location, Location: The Importance of Commanding Your Fastball

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In my last article we looked at pitch grips, the importance of keeping hitters off-balance, and how many pitches you really need. Today I want to take a closer look at something I touched on there, and that’s the importance of commanding your fastball. Changing speeds is important, but nothing beats a well located fastball.

The other day I was reading a blog post by my friends at GameChanger (great scorekeeping app, by the way) where ...

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