Pitching Mechanics

Learn proper baseball pitching mechanics that will help increase pitching velocity and control. Proper baseball mechanics help prevent serious injury and keep you throwing longer.

April 3, 2011

Pitching Velocity and Mechanics

I get asked daily via emails from coaches, students and parents about how to throw faster.  This question, along with how to throw different pitches, is […]
April 5, 2011

Pitching Mechanics: Maximum Leverage and Velocity

Lately we’ve been talking a lot about how pitchers can generate more momentum to the plate creating more torque to increase pitching velocity. Today I want […]
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 30, 2011

Pitchers: Avoid Arm Injuries

More often than not, the best pitchers on most youth baseball teams have a natural ability to throw the ball.  Unfortunately these same pitchers are the […]
May 5, 2011

Playing Catch Enhances Pitching Performance

Playing catch is one of the most important things baseball players can do to improve their hand eye coordination.  Most players don’t take this simple skill […]
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 […]
June 15, 2011

Misconceptions About Pitching Velocity

Where does pitching velocity come from?  Some may argue that velocity is genetic; I really believe there is some truth to that.  There are some genetic […]
June 17, 2011

Critical Pitching Advice

It has been a great couple of weeks for me.  It seems like every year I work with more talented pitchers.  I can’t believe the velocity […]

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