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.

January 22, 2013

Throwing A Curveball Is Easy?

Do most pitchers make throwing another pitch harder than it really is? Absolutely! Having an additional pitch in your arsenal is critical to your success as […]
March 25, 2013

Curveball Classified As Nasty?

I just received this text this morning from a father of a great student of mine who is a sophomore in High School.”I just want you […]
April 11, 2013

Kershaw Like Curveball? Get One Now!

Just a few days ago we broke down Clayton Kershaw pitching mechanics for you! We pointed out 4 great things he does to generate power in […]
May 20, 2013

How to Throw a 12-6 Curveball?

I get asked by hundreds of coaches, parents and students each year to teach them how to throw a 12-6 curveball. My response surprises most people […]
September 1, 2013

How to Throw an Awesome Slider!

Do you want to learn how to throw a slider? To grip the slider, place your fingers the same way you would with a curveball grip […]
September 29, 2013

Five Baseball Pitches

To make it to a higher level in baseball, a pitcher should have three great pitches, not necessarily a “best pitch”, but three outstanding pitches he […]
November 4, 2013

KnuckleCurve or Curveball?

What is the difference between a Knuckle Curve and a curveball? This short video will help you understand the answer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EsEXuUzGsWM Looking to be the number […]
January 27, 2014

Is a Curveball Dangerous

A few days ago a man approached me at the gym to inform me that he doesn’t want his son to throw a curveball until he’s […]
February 27, 2014

Coaching Pitchers: Curveball

So much being taught to youth pitchers is flat out wrong! Many pitchers are taught “skills” that not only lead to poor performance on the mound, […]
April 2, 2014

Pitching Tips to Throwing Better Off Speed Pitches

There’s nothing like throwing a nasty off speed pitch that buckles a batter’s knees. If you’ve seen a major league curveball, like Kershaw’s for example, you […]

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