How To Throw Smoke Using A Breathing Stick!

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How To Throw Smoke Using A Breathing Stick! Before I reveal this engineering marvel which defies everything you’ve ever read, seen or heard about velocity, I’ve need to admit something. I’m a recovering pitching mech-addict. Yep, it’s true. I used to believe: Arm strength increased your velocity. Pitching mechanics were the deciding factor for your ability to throw strikes. The …

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  Yesterday was my little boy’s birthday. Rex turned 7. And we celebrated but where else… on the baseball field. So last week to prepare I started putting together a few very special videos to help celebrate the father/son bond we all share at some level. While at the same time, give you some pointers that I’ve learned over the …

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Do you want to know the safest and most effective way to throw a curveball? Sure you do… Right? Let’s start with a few things you need to know, but probably didn’t. Number one.  When it comes to choosing which is better for you, a curveball, 12/6, or a slider… You don’t have a choice. The Good Lord chooses which …

3 Ways to Throw harder – Without Throwing Harder

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Want to know 3 really quick and easy ways to throw harder… Without even trying to throw harder? You’re reading this, so I guess you do. Let’s get started, shall we? #1: Where’s your thumb on the ball? In case you didn’t know, the thumb is just there to balance the ball, nothing else. If your thumbprint is on the …

(Part 2 of 4) Why I Teach Pitching Mechanics by FEEL

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  In case you missed (Part 1) on why I Teach Pitching Mechanics by FEEL, here’s the link. (No worries, we’ll wait for you.) Why do people always fall for that? Anyways, for those of you caught up, whatdya say we keep movin onto Part 2? In Part 1 we discussed the very first letter in the acronym FEEL, and that was… Focus. Without a …

Why I Teach Movement… Not Mechanics!

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Tell me something please… Why doesn’t every pitching coach Teach Movement, Not Mechanics? Movements are natural, mechanics are not. Movements can be FELT, mechanics cannot. Maybe you just didn’t know? You could make a million throws in a row and none of them, not a single one would show up exactly the same way on the video, or computer screen. …

(Part 1 of 4) Why I Teach Pitching Mechanics by FEEL!

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  The #1 struggle pitchers are facing today, isn’t lack of information… It’s a lack of communication! That’s why I’m constantly preaching… “Until a pitcher can FEEL what you’re asking him to do, he will never truly understand.” Sadly, most of our players don’t have it that easy. Nowadays you could gather 15 pitching coaches and ask them all the …