Long Toss Variation, The Change-Up

One of my favorite drills for all baseball players is Long Toss also called Long Catch. It has 3 benefits: Strengthens the Arm Forces natural throwing motion Increases the awareness of the body rhythm and motion But, I’ve never thought about incorporating some variations into the long toss. In this article, a long toss variation is introduced […]

5 Drills to Teaching the Curveball

  When teaching the curveball to a pitcher, you want to teach an effective curveball. There are 5 keys to an effective curveball. Create Maximum Top Spin Use Fastball Arm Action  Incorporate Appropriate Leverage  Release Producing Vertical Break  Linear Finish in Proper Fielding Position It is easier to teach new things through isolation drills. Here […]

3 Tips for Preventing Pitching Shoulder Injury in Youth Baseball

3 tips any coach can use to prevent pitching shoulder injury and elbow injury in kids. Today kids are playing year around by the time they are 7 and 8 years old.  Besides burn-out, other side effects another side-effect is injury. Here are the 3 things to pay attention to: Focus on Proper Mechanics. Don’t Pitch through […]

Baseball Pitching Grips Two Seam Fastball – YouTube

Closeup demonstration of the 2 seam fastball grip.  This will create some movement on your fastball. Have you ever wondered how Major League Baseball pitchers get their fastballs to move so much? If so this baseball pitching video is for you!There are two basic grips that pitchers use to get movement on their fastball.1- two […]