Tag Archive: stride

How to Stride Farther


This is a long overdue request from reader Raquel, who is having trouble finding a pitching coach for her 9-year-old daughter and is ready to push her to the next level.

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How to Improve your Front Side Resistance

Last week I talked about front side resistance and why it’s important. This week, I’m going to tell you how to make yours better.

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Front Side Resistance

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We’ve spent a lot of articles talking about the drive through, but the landing leg is really just as important.

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Can Your Stride Be Too Aggressive?

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We’ve talked a lot about how the force with which you push off the pitching rubber largely determines the velocity of your pitch as a windmill pitcher. It follows that the harder you push off the rubber, the longer your stride has the potential to get.

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Should the Stride Foot Land on the Power Line?

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The question of landing on the power line has come up a couple of times now among Fastpitch Power readers, so I want to share my response with all of you. Many people assume that to throw a strike as a windmill pitcher, you want to land on the power line—sounds right, doesn’t it? Well, it’s not ​quite​ right. Today we’ll discuss more specifically where you SHOULD be landing.

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