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13
2016

Coaching Hitting Mechanics

    We get asked often, “How do you guys teach hitting mechanics?” “What movement patterns do you teach?” “What’s your philosophy?” Well, our approach is different, I suppose, but likely much simpler than you’d expect. I’ll open with this: what we don’t...

01
31
2016

Demonizing Weighted Balls – A Review of Criticisms

A common line of argument against training with weighted balls goes something like this: “Weighted balls only train the arm. Good pitching training trains the athlete to use the whole body to accelerate the arm to the target, minimizing injury risk.” This line of thinking makes some fundamental assu...

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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...