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.

December 29, 2010

Pitching Advice From Nolan Ryan

Many of you know how I feel about Nolan Ryan. Nolan is the greatest pitcher of all time. I think I like him, not only because […]
December 30, 2010

The Deadliest Pitch: The Circle Change

I love it when a pitcher has a great changup.  The Circle Change just happens to be one of the deadliest changups out there.  The reason: […]
January 13, 2011

The Bugs Bunny Change-Up And A Retired Great

Not sure if you missed the news, but the MLB all-time saves leader (602 saves) retired yesterday after 18 seasons.  When I think of Trevor Hoffman, […]
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 4, 2011

Andy Pettite Retires – I’ll Miss That Curveball

Non-Yankess fans are excited about today as Andy Pettite has announced that he will be retiring from baseball.  Regardless of your opinions of Pettite, he goes […]
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 25, 2011

A Lesson on Pitching Grips

I was challenged last night by one of my pitching students to show him how to throw another effective pitch he could use in his next […]
March 30, 2011

How Many Pitches Do You Throw?

Last night I had a conversation with a friend about how many pitches his son should have in his arsenal.  His son is only 14 years […]
April 6, 2011

The Nasty Curveball Award Goes To…

Yovani Gallardo of the Milwaukee Brewers. Last night Gallardo (watch him this season, he’ll do big things) threw a two-hit shutout against the Atlanta Braves.  I […]
April 7, 2011

Deception Wins

I got a text from an athlete I work with today.  He asked if I could work with him this summer in getting his arm stronger […]

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