One of the most frustrating aspects of pitching is failing to locate. Pitchers often struggle commanding their curveball, and the pressure they put on themselves often makes the problem worse. This article shares some quick fixes that baseball pitchers can use right away on the mound when their curveball hangs up in the strike zone.
Launch angle has been a popular topic in the baseball hitting world, with coaches advocating for upper-cut swings and increased launch angle. Hitters often believe that upper-cutting is the problem when they frequently pop up the ball, however the opposite is often true. In this article, learn why an upward swing plane in baseball can reduce pop-ups and increase hard-hit balls.
The interval throwing program is an important part of the rehabilitation process following surgery or injury. However, there are key components of the program that must be examined before implementing. Starting a throwing program without proper guidance or supervision can cause serious injury or re-injury due to its involvedness. This article identifies those components and how they can be detrimental to adolescent or mature throwers if not addressed properly.
Why do flame-throwing rookies have such a hard time getting outs, despite amazing ability? Regardless of how hard a pitcher throws, he must learn how to read hitters, execute pitches, and process all the information he’s given on every swing a hitter takes.