Coaching Pitchers

Coaching youth baseball pitchers and players can be a difficult task. That is why The Pitching Academy put together this section for coaches who are helping youth baseball organizations do an even better job than they already are.

April 22, 2010

Teaching Youth Baseball Pitchers Mechanics

It is fun to watch youth baseball games. I enjoy watching the kid on the team with the least amount of talent “accidentally” catch a fly […]
August 16, 2010

Pitching a No-Hitter and Coach Pulls You?

How do you think you would feel if you were on the mound throwing a no-hitter into the seventh inning in the Major Leagues and your […]
September 9, 2010

Chapman Throwing 105 mph but…

If you’re not up on MLB news lately, let me bring you up to speed with the newest edition to the rocket throwing club, Aroldis Chapman […]
September 13, 2010

Pitching Velocity Conversation with Angels Scout

Yesterday’s blog on not having to throw the Chapman-like 100+ mph fastball to have success generated some good responses.  Let me share one with you. “I […]
September 28, 2010

How to Build a Stronger Arm This Off-Season

This past Saturday the rain here in Washington took a breather mid-day just long enough for me to work with a couple pitchers.  We’re beginning to […]
September 28, 2010

How to Strengthen Your Arm

Last week we asked many of you to send questions our way so we can answer them in our emails.  We got overloaded (which is great) […]
September 29, 2010

Heath Bell and Ubaldo Jimenez Pitching Mechanics

You have been getting our e-mails for the last few years you know we talk a lot about the importance of stride length.  “Your stride should […]
October 25, 2010

Pitching Is All in Your Head…Silly

Have you ever wondered how it is that these guys pitching in the playoffs can stay so composed in the face of pressure and adversity? I […]
October 25, 2010

Baseball’s Best Pitching Articles

We’ve been producing a lot of content lately on our blog as well as in these emails you’ve been getting. I thought I’d take a moment […]
October 25, 2010

Mechanics of Water Polo Question

I received the below question this week: “Yesterday, after practice, a parent of a player (RHP/OF) of mine approached me with a question. His question was […]

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