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.

April 8, 2011

Randy Johnson Pitching Mechanics

This pitching mechanics segment is all about the G- unit; Randy Johnson.  Like many of you, I enjoyed watching Randy Johnson pitch and dominate the hitters.  […]
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 12, 2011

Looking For A Strikeout Pitch?

What is going to give you the extra edge this year on the mound?  That is a good question you should ask yourself often.  One of […]
April 14, 2011

Is A Curveball A Must?

One of the most common questions we get as pitching instructors is how to throw a curveball. I know there all sorts of philosophies on when […]
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 6, 2011

How To Throw A No-Hitter

This past Friday, Francisco Liriano threw a no-hitter. Aside from being a rare feat, there were a few unique things about Liriano’s outing. 1.  He didn’t […]
May 9, 2011

Learn From Verlander’s No Hitter

In case you were out playing baseball Saturday (in a place that doesn’t rain) you may have missed Tigers ace Justin Verlander’s no-hitter against the Jays.  […]
May 10, 2011

Pitching is Upsetting Timing

Warren Spahn once said that “hitting is all about timing and pitching is all about upsetting timing.”  I couldn’t agree more.  Nate wrote us a great […]
May 11, 2011

Mariano Rivera Success

I was watching a Yankees game in mid-April and Mariano Rivera came in to finish the deal in the bottom of the 9th. I thought for […]
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 […]

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