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.

November 9, 2010

Teaching Youth Baseball Players

Happy Monday to you.  This past weekend an email came in from a dad/coach that I wanted to share with you.  If you work with young […]
December 3, 2010

Does a 12-6 Curveball Exist?

Every pitcher I instruct wants to learn how to throw a curveball, and for good reason.  The curve, when thrown properly, is a very effective pitch […]
December 23, 2010

How to Throw a Split Finger Fastball

Yesterday I was approached by a gentlemen at a Baseball facility in Utah.  He asked me to enlighten him a bit about the splitter and if […]
January 13, 2011

How to Teach Pitching Mechanics

I have played with some great athletes in my day.  I have also have been exposed to a lot of different coaches and coaching styles.  What […]
January 17, 2011

Baseball Tips From The Seahawks

Yesterday I headed over to a friend’s house to watch our mighty (tongue in cheek) Seattle Seahawks battle the Chicago Bears in the cold and snow.  […]
January 25, 2011

Smooth Pitching Mechanics

Coaches and parents: Are you teaching your pitcher(s) the most up-to-date information on pitching mechanics? Most coaches teach the same techniques they learned when they played […]
January 27, 2011

Throwing Different Baseball Pitches

Do hitters fear you when you are on the mound? Perhaps the greatest joy a pitcher experiences is deceiving a hitter.  I enjoy watching my pitchers […]
February 11, 2011

Pitching Mechanics

Today I want to take some time to answer some of the questions that many of you sent.  If you sent us a question and you […]
February 13, 2011

Pitching Mechanics Analysis!

We want to thank everyone that sent us a pitching or hitting question last week. We always welcome those and we will always do our best […]
February 17, 2011

Just Hit The Mitt, Man

Here is another question regarding how to teach pitchers to increase their accuracy on the mound. What do you suggest to help pitchers improve on their […]

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