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The Six Mental Game Myths of Great Pitching [ARTICLE]

by Ryan Kramer - Dickinson College on

In my work as a pitching coach, it's becoming more and more standard for me to address, and then strip away, common falsehoods about the mental...... Continue

How to Build Arm Strength for Baseball: Throwing Drills [ARTICLE]

by STACK on

Throwing a baseball is the first skill players learn. But it's also where trouble starts. Surprisingly, what causes most game-time errors is not poor fielding-it's...... Continue

Try Isolation Training for Increasing Pitching Velocity [ARTICLE]

by STACK on

Pitcher workouts place a huge emphasis on compound exercises, such as Pull-Ups, Rows and Squats. Compound exercises are among the most effective...... Continue

4 Exercises Pitchers Need to Do After Every Start [ARTICLE]

by STACK on

It is common for a pitcher to perform a recovery routine after starting a game. Often a coach prescribes these routines, which typically involved the pitcher icing...... Continue

7 Exercises for Pitchers to Improve Shoulder Strength and Mobility [ARTICLE]

by STACK on

In baseball, or any other overhead sport, proper shoulder function is critical to performance and longevity. When we get our baseball guys in after a long season to start their off-season training, one of the first...... Continue

Basic Fundamentals of Holding Runners and the Pick-Off [ARTICLE]

by USA Baseball on

Some of the most effective measures that a pitcher takes when holding runners on base can be accomplished without even throwing the ball. The pitcher's primary objective when...... Continue

The Hidden Pitch Count That's Causing Tommy John Surgeries [ARTICLE]

by STACK on

The possibility of needing Tommy John surgery is a dark cloud that hangs over baseball players, especially pitchers and catchers. Some wonder when, not whether, they will have to...... Continue

Increase Your Pitching Velocity With These 3 Exercises [ARTICLE]

by STACK on

Often when athletes are figuring out how to increase their pitching velocity, they leave out a key component. Yes, they should be squatting to build up their legs and doing rotational med...... Continue

How to Warm Up Without a Bullpen [ARTICLE]

by Baseball by the Yard on

I've written a number of posts about the need for all pitchers to warm-up properly before games. One of the biggest mistakes pitchers make is not warming up correctly. This is why many pitchers...... Continue

Pre-Season Baseball Throwing Program for a Healthy and Durable Arm [ARTICLE]

by STACK on

It's no longer a secret that youth sports injuries are an epidemic on the rise, and injuries related to baseball throwing and pitching are at the forefront. Every spring, baseball players break out their gear and immediately put the pedal to the...... Continue

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