April 20, 2011

Little League Baseball Coaches Beware!

As super league has already been in progress for a few months it is time for city league baseball (Little League) to get under way.  Many […]
April 14, 2011

Is A Curveball A Must?

One of the most common questions we get as pitching instructors is how to throw a curveball. I know there all sorts of philosophies on when […]
April 12, 2011

Looking For A Strikeout Pitch?

What is going to give you the extra edge this year on the mound?  That is a good question you should ask yourself often.  One of […]
April 12, 2011

A Winning Pitcher’s Performance

It has been our privilege at The Pitching Academy to work with many talented pitchers over the years.   Our best pitchers have an “I can” attitude […]
April 8, 2011

Randy Johnson Pitching Mechanics

This pitching mechanics segment is all about the G- unit; Randy Johnson.  Like many of you, I enjoyed watching Randy Johnson pitch and dominate the hitters.  […]
April 7, 2011

Deception Wins

I got a text from an athlete I work with today.  He asked if I could work with him this summer in getting his arm stronger […]
April 6, 2011

The Nasty Curveball Award Goes To…

Yovani Gallardo of the Milwaukee Brewers. Last night Gallardo (watch him this season, he’ll do big things) threw a two-hit shutout against the Atlanta Braves.  I […]
April 5, 2011

Pitching Mechanics: Maximum Leverage and Velocity

Lately we’ve been talking a lot about how pitchers can generate more momentum to the plate creating more torque to increase pitching velocity. Today I want […]
April 3, 2011

Pitching Velocity and Mechanics

I get asked daily via emails from coaches, students and parents about how to throw faster.  This question, along with how to throw different pitches, is […]
April 1, 2011

Beware: The Outside Pitch

I was watching a 13U youth tournament a couple weekends ago and noticed the catcher for one of the teams was setting up on the outside […]

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