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, 2011

Cross Training: Cardio For Baseball Pitchers

If you’re like me you like to add some variety to your pitching workouts.  Before the internet, I used to go insane trying to think of […]
April 26, 2011

Change of Speed or Movement?

If you’re a hitter, what type of pitcher would you rather face?  One that throws extremely hard and throws a straight changeup that slows down 15 […]
May 2, 2011

Pitch Count! What is Acceptable?

The other day we sent everyone an e-mail that talked about pitch count and what is acceptable and what isn’t.  We also discussed that Leagues should […]
May 12, 2011

Warm Up Routine For Pitchers

We received a question today that has been asked several times so I think it’s appropriate to send out to everyone. What is the proper amount […]
May 15, 2011

Pitching: Pain in The Arm?

We received some great comments and questions about our newsletter last week called “warm up routine for pitchers.”  Many pitchers agreed that their warm up program […]
June 17, 2011

Critical Pitching Advice

It has been a great couple of weeks for me.  It seems like every year I work with more talented pitchers.  I can’t believe the velocity […]
June 22, 2011

Are you a good pitcher?

There is some great competition out there these days.  That especially rings true if you are a right-handed pitcher.  A right handed pitcher is the most […]
July 12, 2011

Pitching Tips From Justin Verlander

Pitching Tips From Justin Verlander This last Sunday Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers picked up his 12th win of the season. He’s now sporting a […]
August 15, 2011

Big Time Velocity Killer

The last couple weeks I’ve helped out at a small handful of tryouts. Each of those tryouts I was put in charge of watching the pitchers.  […]
August 18, 2011

Debunking Drop and Drive Technique

A very common velocity killer we correct time and time again with pitchers is dropping and driving mechanics. If you didn’t have a chance to read […]

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