Do you understand how important it is for pitcher’s to work quickly?

If you don’t, you’re missing out!

Personally, I don’t think pitchers understand the importance of picking up the tempo in-between pitches.

We’ve all seen the guy that works at a snail’s pace.

In the baseball world, we call him a ” Human Rain Delay”.

He’s the guy walking around the mound, pushing his pants down over his ankles, taking off his hat and slowly killing himself without even knowing.

Maybe it’s because pitchers are taught:

“Take your time, you’re in control of the game.”

That advice may be the reason some of your guys struggle, keep reading and I’ll tell you why. [click to continue…]

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Why do so many pitchers think they have to be perfect?

Is it because we give hitters way too much credit?

Is it a lack of confidence?

Or….is it just a product of just bad advice?

 

This game-plan is so great, sixty percent of the time, it works every time! (Sorry, just watched Anchorman again last night!)

But seriously, what I’m about to share with you, is exactly what I preach to my guys at the professional level everyday!

So, do me a favor, grab a pen and write these down, its pretty good stuff!

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Proof There Is Such Thing As A Dumb Question…

April 10, 2014
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There’s definitely such thing as a dumb question, trust me! I learned this yesterday! I’ve been trying like h*** to get my 3 year old son to attend gymnastics class, but with no luck. Finally I struck a deal (sad isn’t it)…. he would attend, only if he could go in “full uni”. Hey, there’s […]

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5 Reasons You Should Pitch Barefoot!

March 28, 2014
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Due to Old Man Winter putting up career numbers this past season, prepare yourself for an achy arm, low velocity and a spike in pitching lessons! What if I could show you a way to strengthen your arm, improve your mechanics and increase your velocity…. …but it was a little weird? Would you do it? […]

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FEEL What It’s Like To Throw More Strikes, Literally!

March 17, 2014

Are you struggling to throw strikes?  Why? I can remember walking out to the mound in the 08′ NCAA Regional back against eventual CWS Runner-up, Georgia Bulldogs…. As I casually strolled to the mound to the sound of 4,ooo plus fans barking like dogs, (Yeah, that’s what they do in Athens, hence the name Bulldogs). […]

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How To Use Peer Pressure To Increase Velo & The #1 Reason Pitchers Are “Uncoachable”!

March 5, 2014
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Before we start, I have two questions for you. 1. Do you know why some kids are labeled as “uncoachable” or “un-athletic?” 2. Do you realize how important it is for you to recognize peer pressure? For years, I thought peer pressure only referred to smoking cigarettes and I never stopped to think “uncoachable” kids […]

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The Science Behind Hip/Shoulder Separation, Velocity & Safe Pitching Mechanics!

January 28, 2014

Finally, I had a chance to spend some time researching the science behind pitching mechanics. Its not often that I have free time on my hands, but then again it is 3:15 AM. If you’re anything like me, you get flooded with emails about “proper mechanics”, “how to increase velocity” and the “science” of pitching […]

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5 Major Red Flags With Weighted Baseball Programs & 10 Lessons I Learned The Hard Way!

January 16, 2014

I’ve said it before and I will say it again, BEWARE of weighted baseball programs and velocity programs! I learned this a long time ago. Trust me when I say that I’ve tried just about anything imaginable to get an edge. One of the first few questions  I set out to answer were these… What’s […]

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Does A Longer Stride Increase Velocity, Schlitz No!

January 10, 2014

Alright, its finally time to discuss a myth that’s been floating around for a long time and its one that can be pretty devastating! Have you ever heard that a longer stride increases velocity? That’s what I was afraid of! By the way, have you ever drank a Schlitz beer? That’s what I was afraid […]

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100 MPH Is The New 90!

January 9, 2014

I wanted to take a moment and share with you our velocity training we conducted today. In the video below is Justin Grimm, a relief pitcher for the Chicago Cubs. I also wanted to update you on the upcoming Core Velocity Program that is expected to be released the first week of February.  You don’t […]

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