In this extremely detailed video, former pro pitcher, Dan Blewett, explains every part of pitching mechanics.
- Advanced Concepts for Becoming a Better Catcher
- How to throw a Baseball or Softball
- Catchers - How to Throw Out More Runners
- How to Hit With Two Strikes
- Where, When and Why to Position Outfielders
- Drill for Hitters - Recognizing Balls and Strikes Immediately
- Simple Ball Drill For Staying Connected While Hitting
- How to Choose the Perfect Bat
- Drill Progression For Lower Half to Hit With Power
- Step By Step - Pitching Mechanics Explained
Dan Blewett demonstrates what TO do and what NOT to do if you are a right handed pitcher trying to pick off a runner at first base.
There are a lot of rules concerning balks by pitchers. In this video, Dan Blewett addresses a lot of FAQs surrounding what a balk is and how to avoid committing one.
Dan Blewett discusses what a backdoor breaking ball is and whether or not you should ever throw one.
This Eric Cressey podcast discusses whether or not pitchers should take time off from throwing during the offseason and the various throwing programs that might be appropriate.
Dan Blewett discusses what short arming a pitch is and how what some people call short arming is actually natural and good. He also shows when it is bad.
Dan Blewett outlines 7 times catchers should visit the mound as well as 3 times that they should not.
Coach Justin says to keep these 4 keys in mind and you'll be well on your way to being a successful pitcher.
Justin Friedman from Zoned Sports Academy provides a drill for proper arm slot rotation, no matter what type of pitcher you are - overhand, 3/4 or sidearm.
The key to getting good hitters out is having them guess what pitch is coming next. Dan Blewett provides 8 ways you may be tipping your pitches without knowing it.
Coach Justin Friedman from Zoned Sports Academy shares the shortstop drill - a drill designed to help pitchers open up before they throw.
Dan Blewett demonstrates how and where to miss when your command isn't perfect.
Dan Blewett explains what "pitching backwards" is, why it is so effective and how having command of ALL of your pitches is so crucial to keeping batters off balance.
Dan Blewett discusses the three main pitch locations NOT to throw a fastball to as well as advice for what NOT to do with breaking balls.
Ken Krause discusses why "internal rotation" (IR) is the only way to teach young softball players to pitch and provides several examples of why it is the most natural way to pitch.