Ideal Pitching In-Season Training Program

Virtually all young pitchers today don’t have much of an off season thanks to the popularity of travel teams and the mix of prep, summer and fall leagues. This has created an upturn in elbow and shoulder injuries at a early age for pitchers who sadly are not allowing themselves an off season to recover and rebuild. I found myself a victim of this cycle throughout my personal career. I received...

August 15th, 2011 by admin 

Pitching 101

Watch Pitching 101 if you want to learn a revolutionary approach to pitching called 3X Pitching. It was developed by Coach Brent Pourciau and it is sweeping the web as one of the most effective ways for pitchers to prevent injury and add 5-10 mph to their velocity in 16 weeks. This video will go over all the mechanics of 3X Pitching. It uses some of the games hardest throwers as the perfect example...

July 3rd, 2011 by admin 

Increase Pitching Speed NOW

Increasing pitching speed or velocity is a hot topic these days. You will discover hundreds of content on the web titled something such as this article, but many of them are incomprehensible, as they focus largely on upper body mechanics as the only ways to developing velocity. Any hard thrower knows that there is a lot more to velocity than just your arm. If you wish to see vital gains in velocity...

June 28th, 2011 by admin 

How Fast Should Your Pitching Stride Be?

If you have not seen the latest pitching velocity analysis of Aroldis Chapman on ESPN’s Sports Science, then you must watch this video below. It talks about why Chapman is able to throw so hard, as compared to the rest of the games hardest throwing pitchers. One of the main components of his delivery that Tom House points out, is his stride. Tom House started the National Pitching Association...

April 13th, 2011 by admin 

Can I Pitch Again After Shoulder Surgery?

I get this question a lot because it is a good question. It is amazing how many pitchers in today’s game are having surgery. It is a sign that the education of proper pitching mechanics, in the lower levels of the game, are very poor. Most young pitching injuries would not occur if these young pitchers only knew a few important pitching components that would prevent injury. The other problem...

April 12th, 2011 by admin 

Pitching Video Analysis

The quickest and easiest way to add velocity to your fastball is through professional pitching video analysis. The problem is two things: One, you have to make sure the coach doing the analysis does not use conventional wisdom when evaluating your pitching delivery and two, you must make sure it is affordable. There are hundreds of coaches who still coach this game with conventional wisdom. If you...

April 8th, 2011 by admin 

How Do I Get More Lower Body Power Into My Pitching?

The two word answer to this question is Triple Extension. This word comes from the Olympic Lifting World which was the beginning of Strength and Conditioning. The definition of Triple Extension is the extension of three joints. The three joints are ankle, knee and hip flexor. This is the essence of lower body power. There are no other three joints in the body that can recruit as much power as these...

April 6th, 2011 by admin 

How to Prevent Pitching Elbow Injuries?

Pitching elbow injuries are all to common today. This has a lot to do with the competition increasing while the education of physics driven pitching mechanics is not being taught. The reason is conventional wisdom is not changing in baseball today. Golf has seen more advancements in mechanics analysis and health science than baseball. This has a lot to do with the politics of the game. I will not discuss...

April 5th, 2011 by admin