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Landing in Relation to the Power Line

In today’s video, I talk a little bit about your landing footwork and how it relates to a good release of the ball.

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Focus Drill: Hitting Spots

Effective windmill pitchers need to be able to thread a needle with their fastballs. In today’s video, I discuss how you can improve your fastball command and hit any spot you want.

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Catchers Think, Pitchers Execute

Today’s video discusses the pitcher-catcher relationship, and how important it is for catchers to be able to control some or all of the thought process of getting batters out so that the pitchers can focus only on executing pitches.

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Changing Planes and Speed

Check out today’s video to learn about maximizing your effectiveness as a windmill pitcher by incorporating pitches that change planes and speed!

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Utilizing Ground Force in Pitching

Maximizing your push off the rubber is EXTREMELY important for generating speed. In today’s video, I explain why. For a more in-depth explanation of the physical principles behind windmill pitching, read Joe’s post about it here.

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How the Hips Compare in Pitching and Hitting

One of our students recently asked us a great question: why is it that in pitching we emphasize the hips moving in a linear fashion and the hand getting through first, but in hitting the hips rotate through and the hands lag behind? Watch today’s video for an explanation.

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Wall Drills for Improved Pitching Mechanics

Today I’m sharing one of the most invaluable training tools for any windmill pitcher at any level: working against a wall or net. This is the best way to get instant physical feedback about your mechanics and correct some very common problems. Watch the video to learn more.

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Power Drive Drill for Pitchers

Today I’m sharing another one of my favorite power drills, this time one that is accessible to intermediate as well as advanced pitchers. Check it out!

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Ground Up Drill for Power

In today’s video, I’m sharing another one of my favorite power drills for windmill pitchers: the ground up drill. Check it out!

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Plank Drill for Windmill Pitching Power

In today’s video, I’m sharing one of my favorite power drills for windmill pitchers: the plank drill. Check it out!

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