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4 Qualities Every Pitcher Needs

Pitching can be a confusing skill for pitchers and for coaches, so let’s simplify it all. Instead of thinking about a million different mechanics, learn 4 qualities that every pitcher needs. I saw a stat from this year’s WCWS that was shocking - 52%...

 

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Pitching Solutions from a Bucket

Could your pitchers stand to have more break or velocity on the ball? If so, you might be surprised to discover what will help them get it. Discover a very powerful and simple way to make your pitchers better. Whose pitchers couldn't benefit from having...

 

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Pitching Takeaways from the WCWS

With the best pitchers in the country facing off in Oklahoma City, how many different pitches were they throwing? Find out what the best do better. During the WCWS I tweeted something that got tons of response. So I had to...

 

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Pitching: Drop Ball

To help make sure that the Drop ball really does drop, a pitcher needs to make sure her body is over her front foot at release. To help make this much easier, try this - have your pitcher bring her...

 

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Pitching – Lawnmower

If your pitcher throws a Peel Drop (Instead of a Rollover Drop) then have her think about starting a lawnmower with her hand as she releases the ball. This powerful pullback motion will help the pitcher force the ball to...

 

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Pitching – Dropball (Rollover)

To help your pitcher make her Rollover Drop break more have her dribble a basketball. Avoid using the palm to dribble and use the pads of the pointerand middle fingers instead. Have her dribble a few hard, really pushing down...

 

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