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.

September 5, 2011

Pitching Grips: Change and Curve

Happy holiday!  We hope you are having a great Labor Day weekend and are doing something fun with the family. Today we wanted to spend some […]
September 9, 2011

How to throw faster!

How do I throw faster?  That is one of the most common questions we get asked. There are many things to do to help you throw […]
September 14, 2011

Curveball and Slider

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a curve and slider?  I’m not just talking about what each pitch does, I’m talking about the […]
September 21, 2011

Pitching Mechanics: Throwing From The Windup

Can throwing from the windup give you more velocity?  Many pitchers feel a significant difference in velocity when they throw from the windup than from the […]
May 8, 2012

Pitching Mechanics and Pick Off Moves?

Here is a pitching video I would like to share with you! You know how much we talk about the importance of using proper pitching mechanics […]
June 13, 2012

Power Pitching: Add MPH to Your Pitches

One of the questions I get most often when I begin teaching a new student is, how do I throw faster? Throwing fast definitely has its […]
June 15, 2012

Repetition: Pitching and Getting Plenty of it?

I watched real sports with Bryant Gumbel today.  The discussion was why South Korean woman are so dominant in the LPGA tour. The Real Sports crew […]
June 29, 2012

Warning To All Right Handed Pitchers!

Did you know that a right-handed pitcher is the most competitive position in all of baseball? What are you doing differently this year to separate yourself […]
July 27, 2012

Baseball Pitching: Sore Arm?

Every year I receive a handful of calls from concerned parents about their sons sore arm.  The majority of the time they ask what could have […]
July 28, 2012

Pitching and Pin Point Control

There’s no doubt about it.  Pitchers that have mastered control of every pitch dominate! Mastering control takes years of practice. So what can you do starting […]

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