Category Archive: Forearm Fire

Breaking Down Forearm Fire

In this video, I respond to a reader request and break down forearm fire even further.

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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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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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Football Drill for Forearm Fire

In today’s video, I demonstrate¬†how to get the feeling of forearm fire using a football.

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Further breakdown of forearm fire

In today’s video I answer a reader’s question about forearm fire. Check below for the video of Yukiko Ueno referenced!

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Reader question: hand position at release in forearm fire

Question from reader Eddie about what the wrist does during a forearm fire release, and whether or not it’s too advanced for 10U pitchers.

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Teaching Wrist Snap


We got an excellent question from reader Shelley this week about teaching wrist snaps. This is great information for everyone!

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The Most Important Thing For Beginner Pitchers

Got a question from reader Rob whose daughter is a beginner pitcher. He wanted to know: what is the single most important thing for them to focus on at the beginning of the learning process?

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Are Your Arms and Legs AWAKE?


Do you struggle with any of the following pitching symptoms: lack of speed, difficulty with the drive through, difficulty with balance/posture, difficulty “getting” forearm fire, or flat or wild movement pitches? Do you want to know what all of these very different issues could have in common? My most recent discovery may help you out.

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