Throwing Exercises

Throwing Exercises

If you want your kid to throw farther and faster – and pitching is the thing all kids want to do we need CORE MUSCLES Shoulder muscles LEG muscles Most people think throwing is with your arms.  It isn’t – if you throw right you are building all the force and momentum...

Be Like Reggie

Anyone old enough to remember the A’s–Yankees playoffs 1977 Game 6 – I’ll never forget.  I was 12.  My parents told me to go to bed.  I kept the TV on soft – I couldn’t turn it off. Reggie Jackson blasted a HR on a line shot early in the game.  Later he faced a...

Hitting and the Strong Side

What follows now is a discussion that makes me feel like I’m giving away the nuclear codes.   Getting the hang of this took me a LOT of time of watching videos of major leaguers, frame by frame analysis, talking to college hitting coaches.  This is solid gold if you...

Throwing and Catching Drills

There is a section for catching drills. And there is an in-depth report about teaching kids how to throw. This section, however, is about drills where the focus is on both throwing and catching. Diamond Drill Have a player at P, C, 3B, 2B, and 1B. Pitcher throws to...
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