Monthly Archives: February 2016

Tanaka Arm Problems, Are mechanics the problem?

Masahiro Tanaka, this spring, is coming off of his second arm surgery. As his mechanics are very similar to many others who have also had major problems, I’m curious about your reaction to the points I’m trying to make in the linked video.  Thank you.  Tanaka mechanics

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Arm Problems? Check your mechanics

With the incidence of arm problems being so high and the season just beginning, please take a look at the possibility that mechanics may be a contributor. A look at Arm mechanics, More at, Practice Baseball to Win

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At baseball practice-check grips often

As the grip of the baseball is important to make a good throw, so is the grip and stance when swinging the bat. Especially with younger players, it is important to check often. Baseball batting-Stance and Grip . More drills at Practice Baseball to Win

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Play catch with purpose

Playing catch to warm up the arm is routine, but often overlooked as an opportunity to practice handling and throwing the ball with a purpose. Doing things repetitively forms habits, and unless movement repeated correctly, you get what you practice. So, insist on good technique when warming up the arm. Play Catch, More drills at […]

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Baseball Grip Check

In a T.V. movie last night a guy told a kid he needed a proper grip to throw the ball well. That’s true, but the grip he demonstrated was marginal. I would begin practice fairly often with a grip check. Grip check, More videos are at, Practice Baseball to Win

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