In a T.V. movie the other night a guy told a kid he needed a proper grip to throw the baseball. That’s true, but the grip he demonstrated was marginal. So when coaching baseball, I would begin practice, especially with younger players, often with a grip check as described here from the iBook, Practice Baseball to Win.
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
When teaching kids to throw the grip is the place to start. After the initial introduction is important to review the grip, so do a grip check periodically before the warm up session. This is especially true with younger players where it is prudent to do in before every practice until the message is clear.
When teaching pitching mechanics, you will save a lot of time by starting at the finish. Like planning for any trip or goal, you need to know where you are going before you start. Pitching mechanics are no different. Pitchers need to know what their destination feels like. The posted video, Teaching pitching mechanics 1 […]
This is part 2 of an effort to identify the measurable differences between selected pitchers who have had Tommy John surgery and examples of others who have had long successful careers.https://youtu.be/CYMvQxGYfXY