Tag Archive: shoulder

Pre Game Shoulder Warm Up Exercises

This week, I continue my theme of in-season exercise ideas for softball players and teams. In this video, I explain and demonstrate a routine of exercises to warm up the shoulder properly before practices, games, and pitching lessons. More important than the exercises is the message of this video: begin to install more stability or strengthening exercises into your warm ups in lieu of half-focused jogging and “stretching”.

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Correcting Excess Shoulder Lift While Pitching

Last week I got a great question in the comments of one of my posts. I replied to the comment, but since the question addressed a problem that is EXTREMELY common among pitchers—lifting the shoulder, or allowing the shoulder to engage and control the arm circle—I decided that it would be beneficial for everyone to see my answer.

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