As a youth baseball coach, I spend a significant amount of time shaking my head at easily taught aspects of the game that go overlooked. When youth pitchers begin throwing curveballs—somewhere between the age of 12 and 15, typically—they embark … Read more >
Tag Archive for: Mechanics
I truly believe that for those athletes that can do certain basic things properly the sky is the limit. However, the reality is that the underlying foundation that enables pitchers to do these “basic things” is great strength and mobility … Read more >
Many times, when analyzing video of our young pitchers, I’ll come across what I call trunk tilt at foot strike.
It’s quite common in younger throwers and is characterized by an excessive lean towards your glove side.
The head becomes … Read more >