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My Top Takeaways from the Pitching Summit

Our recent Pitching Summit was a huge success, and while everyone couldn’t attend, here are my Pitching Summit Takeaways that will make all of your pitchers better. Discover what I learned from Lonni Alameda (Florida State), Melyssa Lombardi (U. Oklahoma), Jen...

 

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Bang the Bucket – Throwing Drill

Do you feel like your team practices throwing all the time only to lose games because they can’t throw? Discover how this Bang the Bucket Drill will reinforce accuracy instead of simply release. Throwing a ball involves more than simply releasing...

 

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Put Your Oxygen Mask on First

We’ve all been on airplanes and heard the flight attendant tell us that “in case of an emergency, an oxygen mask will drop down from the ceiling. Put your mask on first, before assisting others”. This sentence holds a valuable...

 

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Eliminate their Not-Thoughts

With many of you playing in National Tournaments this week or next, the pressure on your players to perform really builds. How they talk to themselves can make all the difference, so help your players perform better by helping them...

 

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Get Extreme to Mixup Your Pitching Workouts

Boring pitching workouts create bored pitchers, and bored pitchers are very hittable. To improve your pitcher’s movement and control try this extreme target pitching practice. Too often pitchers avoid practicing their weaker pitches and locations which leads to weak pitches and...

 

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How to Get More Tag Outs

Tagging runners out might seem like it has everything to do with the throw. But, you might be surprised to learn there’s a secret in how you make the tag. There’s actually an art to the way your infielders receive a...

 

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