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.

February 28, 2011

Pitching Tip: Don’t Flex When You Throw?

Perhaps one of the most difficult things to learn as a pitcher is to explode toward home plate while staying relaxed.  As a pitcher, you have […]
March 3, 2011

Pitching Coaches Be Careful

Are you certain you are teaching the most up-to-date information about pitching mechanics?  Most coaches, including collegiate level coaches, are teaching the same pitching techniques they […]
March 13, 2011

How to Throw Faster: Increase Pitching Velocity

Would you like to add an additional 5-10 MPH this year? Silly question I know. How much faster do you think you can throw if you […]
March 14, 2011


Your core is the hub that connects your entire body’s kinetic chain. So, in order to transfer energy from the ground to your arm, that energy […]
March 21, 2011

Having Trouble Getting The Baseball Down?

This past weekend I went to the ball park to watch some pitchers I have worked with during the off season.  I sat next to a […]
March 22, 2011

Pitching Specific Workouts

Today, as you know, every training regimen in any sport is specialized and unique in it’s own way. With that being said it is imperative that […]
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 […]
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 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 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 […]

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