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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 – 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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Catching – Throwing Footwork

When making a throw down to 2nd base, your catcher will probably need different footwork on an inside pitch than when she catches an outside pitch. Whenever a catcher receives the ball away from her throwing hand she can't take...

 

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Pitching – Screwball

To help your pitcher's make their screwballs go IN instead of up have them focus on tilting their back shoulder down slightly and turning their chest toward their release point instead of forward toward home plate. This will allow them...

 

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Pitching – Screwballs

To help your pitchers get better movement on their Screwballs have them focus on leading with the thumb into the release. This helps position the hand better for a more complete finish of the snap instead of a common screwball...

 

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Catcher or Firstbase

If the ball keeps popping out of your catcher's or 1st Baseman's glove it's because they're squeezing their hand as the ball comes into the glove instead of letting the ball simply enter the glove on the pitch or the...

 

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Pitching – Increasing Speed

To get your pitchers to throw faster they've got to get their hand moving faster at release. A good way to help make this happen is to ask your pitcher to move her hand faster in the follow-through. This...

 

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