Category Archive: Advice and Strategy

Consistency Part 2

Today, I follow up on last week’s post about consistency when pitching.

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Consistency Part 1

In this video, I talk about consistency and commanding the strike zone. This is something that separates the good pitchers from the outstanding pitchers.

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Drop Ball vs. Riseball: Which Is More Effective?

In this video, I discuss the difference between a drop ball and a rise ball, and give my opinion as to which pitch is more effective for strikeout pitchers.

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Backswings: Do They Help or Hurt Your Pitch?

In this video, I address the use of a backswing during the pre-motion, and give my opinion as to whether they are helpful or harmful to the pitch.

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Want more velocity? Hurry up and wait!

In this video, I discuss the importance of the passage of time in the growth and development of athletes.

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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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Movement Pitches & The Throw Zone

In this video, I address a question from one of my students by demonstrating how breaking down the throw zone can affect your movement pitches.

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The Importance of Drills

In this video, I talk about how each individual drill relates to the whole pitching motion.

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The ground tells many tales

Watch today’s video to learn how you can infer your own mechanical mistakes based on the dirt in front of your feet!

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What to do if you can’t find a pitching coach

@joeyfat13 on Twitter asked: “how can you keep your pitcher learning if you can’t find a pitching coach and how do you keep the mechanics?”

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