12
23
2015

Efficient Front Leg Mechanics that Lead to High Velocity

The lead/stride leg in pitching is rarely understood correctly and is often analyzed from a baseball-specific viewpoint. Unfortunately, the best throwers in the world are not baseball pitchers, so to truly understand how the lower half properly works, we need to get out of our comfort zones to disru...

11
16
2015

Crow-Hop Weighted Baseball Throws for Velocity Development

One of the bigger staples of our velocity development program are maximum intent throws to a net using weighted baseballs. This is something we prominently feature on our social media accounts and it gets a ton of attention! When we uploaded this video of Casey Weathers throwing 103 MPH (later eclip...

09
30
2015

Free Interval Throwing Program / Return to Throwing Program for Pitchers

Most interval throwing programs out there are very conservative and don’t have enough intensity in them at the end periods to adequately build up to throwing flat grounds and bullpens with all your pitches. Furthermore, there’s not enough ballistic and plyometric activity to really build...

09
23
2015

Weighted Baseballs vs. PlyoCare Balls – What’s the Difference?

We get this question a lot – what the heck is the difference between PlyoCare Balls and Elite Weighted Baseballs? Is there a difference? In fact, they are pretty substantially different. PlyoCare Balls The soft-covered PlyoCare balls are primarily meant for submaximal throwing and for constrai...

07
24
2015

Lower Half Pitching Mechanics: Data-Driven Analysis

While it is the subject of most articles on “pitching mechanics”, the role of the lower half when it comes to the pitching delivery is open to interpretation by many coaches out there, which often serves to confuse the individual athlete. We’ve recently started a long-range analyti...