Principles of Pitching Success… Understanding Inertia

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Another quick story for you…

And pay attention because there’s a lesson here and it can be absolute death for you if you’re a pitcher.

So we’re on our way to church yesterday, and my daughter’s behind me in her car seat reading one of her giant animal encyclopedia books.

We’re cruising along and she’s telling us about different kinds of frogs (boggles my mind how much amphibian knowledge she can store in that little head of hers)… and then we come to ...

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Addressing a Sloppy Glove Arm

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One of the biggest mechanical issues I see with young pitchers (and really you see this with some guys at the college and pro level too) is the problem of a sloppy glove arm.

I’ve written about the importance of good glove arm action before and the idea of maintaining the glove-arm/throwing arm connection. And understanding and addressing this mechanical flaw is absolutely critical if ...

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Missing High? Look to Your Front Side

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I’ve talked before about how when it comes to throwing strikes, one of things that can get you into trouble is thinking too much about your mechanics (for more on that read this article).

But today I’m going to contradict myself a little (it’s never black and white, after all), and talk about an easy mechanical tweak that can often get a pitcher right back on track.

 
One of the things ...

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