Motion Analysis for Fixing Mechanical Flaws

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Okay, so in my last post I discussed what I consider some misrepresentations out there when it comes to coaches selling parents and pitchers on the importance of “good pitching mechanics.” If you missed it, click here: “Safe” Pitching Mechanics is a Lie

Now to be clear, the point there was NOT that injury prevention is a bad goal or that pitching mechanics don’t matter. And there are absolutely mechanical ...

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3 Tips for Improving the Pitching Recovery Process

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I get this kind of questions a lot: “What should my son be doing between games to keep his arm healthy this season?”

Pitching is a pretty high risk/high reward pursuit. When things are going right, there’s nothing better… but as any pitcher who’s ever been injured can tell you, it doesn’t take much for that to all come to a screeching halt.

A lot of factors come into play here, but one thing you can do to give yourself the best ...

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Should Pitchers Distance Run? Yes and No…

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When I was coming up as a young pitcher, it was pretty well accepted that pitchers should run long distance. So in college and in the minors we ran poles, poles and more poles… For those unfamiliar with this, running poles usually consists of slow or moderate running out on the warning track, foul pole to foul pole (pretty tedious stuff).

And on one hand, it seemed to make sense. As a pitcher, you want to be strong for ...

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