Building Your Own “Velocity” Program – Step 3: Training “INTENT”

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Okay, LOOOoooong overdue…

Finally back with Step 3 for building your own velocity program… This is very often the #1 Missing Ingredient in a pitcher’s development… And this, in my opinion, is mainly for two reasons, or two trends that have become commonplace these days:

  1. An increased fear over pitchers hurting their arms (hint, less throwing is not always better… if we want the arm to handle the stresses of pitching we must first introduce and prepare the pitcher’s arm for those demands). At the same ...
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Pitching Mechanics: How Crushing a Golf Ball Relates to Your Pitching Velocity

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Ever wonder why pitchers make good golfers? I can’t tell you how many guys I played with who liked to get out for an early tee-time on the days they weren’t pitching…

But hitting a golf ball well (consistently) can be one of the most challenging, frustrating things in all of sports.

It should be so EASY! It’s literally just sitting there for you on the tee!

But if you’ve ever played the game, you know it’s anything but… It’s why even the ...

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The Mysterious Case of Chris Archer’s Stride

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So I happened to catch some of a Rays/Yankees game a couple weeks ago, and it was my first glimpse of a rising young star… Chris Archer. He pitched a 2 hit shutout.

Have you seen this guy pitch yet?

I had to do a double take. His motion is slow, smooth, almost effortless… but then the ball just explodes out of his hand. The thing that really struck me was his Read More →

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Should Pitchers Stretch to Increase External Rotation?

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*This article is adapted from a response I initially gave over at online pitching forum, letstalkpitching.com.

One thing that stands out when you watch major league pitchers is just how much whip (for lack of a better word) you see in their throwing arms. And it makes a lot of sense that greater external rotation in your throwing shoulder would contribute to higher velocity. The research supports this, and all you have to do is take a look at ...

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Forearm Strength For Pitchers – with Jedd Johnson

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In my last article, I talked about the questions I’ve been getting from parents and pitchers concerned about forearm and elbow soreness. Well if you liked that, you need to check out today’s video.

The other day, I was able to catch up with Strength Coach and Grip Strength Specialist, Jedd Johnson. Jedd’s a former college pitcher who turned to competing in Strong Man competitions, and now teaches athletes how to become ...

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