Author's details

Name: Phil Schonberg
Date registered: March 21, 2012


Phil Schonberg is a co-founder of Fastpitch Power, inc. He teaches all aspects of fastptich softball, specializing in windmill pitching and coaches' training.

Latest posts

  1. Timing the Track — January 14, 2018
  2. The Arm Circle — November 7, 2017
  3. The Wonders of Wall Work — August 27, 2017
  4. Stay Back, Don’t Lean Back — August 14, 2017
  5. Consistency Part 2 — June 26, 2017

Most commented posts

  1. Windmill Pitching Drills for Increased Speed: Long Toss — 8 comments
  2. Further breakdown of forearm fire — 7 comments
  3. Knuckle Change Discussion — 7 comments
  4. Progression Drill for Movement Pitches — 7 comments
  5. Track Quickly, Not Early — 6 comments

Author's posts listings

Questions Asked…Questions Answered.

In this video, I answer follower questions about lower body mechanics

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Fastpitch Power Terminology

In this video, I explain and define some of the most common pitching terms we use here at Fastpitch Power.

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Flexion vs. Extension in the Pitch Delivery

In this video, I dive further into forearm fire by discussing the difference between elbow flexion and elbow extension during the pitch delivery, and which technique is optimal

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What’s Your Out Pitch?

In this video, I talk about how the best pitchers use movement pitches and changes in velocity and not just maximum speed to strike out batters.

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Detach Yourself from the Result

In this video, I talk about how focusing too much on the result can cause a breakdown in mechanics and poor pitch quality.

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Gravity: Revisiting an Old Friend

In this video, I explain how gravity and staying relaxed helps the speed and command of the pitch.

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New Fastpitch Power Location!

Hey everyone! We’ve got some exciting news for you. As of mid July, 2016, Coach Jillian will be moving down to the Philadelphia/King of Prussia area. This means that we will now be offering the opportunity for private lessons in Pennsylvania! Coach Jillian has been pitching since the age of nine, and has played on …

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The Purpose of End Game

In this post, I answer a reader question regarding one of our favorite drills: End Game

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Controlling the Movement of the Glove Hand

In this video, I will discuss and demonstrate the best drill that can be used to keep the pitchers glove on the power line

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Awareness Drill for Foot Eversion

In this video, I talk about a drill that can help pitcher fix eversion of the foot during the drive-through

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