Category Archive: Pitching Basics

Virtual Pitching Lessons!

Hello everyone! Coach Jill here with something exciting! Do you have a pitcher who you think would benefit from our teaching style? Have you been following Fastpitch Power for a while and love what we teach but live in an area where there are no instructors? Have you been working with your pitcher(s) on our …

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The Arm Circle

Today, I discuss the arm circle and its relationship to the power line and throw zone

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Breaking Down Forearm Fire

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

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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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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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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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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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