Pitching Grips

Learn different baseball pitching grips including curveball grip, slider grip, changeup grips, cutfastball grips and more at The Pitching Academy’s new baseball blog.

May 3, 2010

Pitching Grips: How to Keep Your Curveball from Hanging

I have received a lot of questions lately about how to throw a curveball; specifically how to throw this pitch without it hanging.  Most pitchers have […]
May 13, 2010

Strasburg Dominates With 3 Baseball Pitches

Nationals star Steven Strasburg has dominated on the mound once again at the Triple-A level.  He threw six innings allowing one walk, and striking out seven […]
October 25, 2010

Pitches That Hurt You?

Are some pitches actually dangerous to throw? Do certain grips increase your chance of arm injury? To begin with the overhead throwing motion is not “good” […]
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 […]
November 10, 2010

Pitching Grips Change Up

Saturday evening I was working with a group of 14 and 15 year old pitchers.  I asked how many of them could throw a change up […]
November 21, 2010

Major League Pitching Grips

We received another great question: This time about our change-up article and video. “My son is almost 8 years old and I wonder if he could learn […]
November 22, 2010

Major League Curveball

If you have your fastball mechanics down and have a great change up working for you in games, it’s now time to learn how to throw […]
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 […]
December 27, 2010

Different Off-Speed Pitches

Everyone wants to be the next power pitcher that can just blow the ball past the batter.  While that is fun; success with just one pitch […]

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