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Youth Pitchers most common mistakes go back to the common things they are being taught at a young age. In this video I share with you the common mistakes youth and even high school pitchers make when finishing the pitching motion. Fact –  What happens after the ball leaves the pitchers hand, is just as...

When it comes to development and improvement one thing we know for sure is development takes patience and time. In order to be really good at something the reality is you must check these boxes.   1.  Show Up  If you don’t bother to show up you can’t get better.  Step 1 for most is...

Heads Up! Parents of Pitchers  The baseball season is here 
and pitchers will be put under the 
stress of pitching in the games 
really soon. Ever wonder?

 Why do so many injuries in 
baseball to pitchers early in the season and NOT 
late in the season like most would think? That’s a fact. Yes, clearly more pitching arm injuries
happen...

Ever have a coach tell you… Take to a strike? Take the first pitch? Is taking the first pitch a good strategy? Too often players have been constricted to the concept of taking the first pitch or worse, taking to a strike. Players just love when they hear a coach tell them they need to...

For all the years we have been tracking bat speeds, exit velocity, and throwing velocity we discovered something many years ago that proved very interesting to us. Right around 2008, this was becoming more obvious as we starting objectively measuring more athletes. It was becoming a common thing for a player to report hitting exit...

In this day and age of arm injuries, it seems like everyone has an opinion on arm health. Pitch counts, curve balls, mechanics are at the top of the topic list but what about the most important area? What area? Recovery. When most people think about sore arms, pain, and even arm injuries the most common responses or assumptions are something like...

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