A student came to a lesson exhausted. Her team had played in an “all night tournament”. Doesn’t that sound fun? Perhaps, on the surface. I tell our Certified Instructors that we have three rules in our organization: 1-It is about the kids 2-It is about the kids 3-It is about the kids. Today, I stand …
One of the hardest things for me to learn was that great pitching is not a “look”, not a rigid set of movements, and that every kid should arrive at the perfect place in a way that is unique to her. If an athlete is trying to look like someone else, if she is measuring …
One of my favorite tools is video analysis. Yet, one of the tools that can mislead you most is video analysis.
It was the first game of a college double-header and our older daughter took the mound against the team that was one game ahead of them in the conference. She didn’t seem to have her usual fire,
My new partners constantly talk about movement. Movement is more than changing space geographically. Movement has everything to do with how you get there.
In chatting with one of our Certified Instructors, Jen Mineau, she had a great thought. Jen excelled at every level,
A couple of years ago one of our Certified Instructors sent me an email that said, “Just wanted to say a quick thank you again!
One of our readers had a great question this week. With so many advances in training and medicine, why do we see increasing injuries?
Someone recently asked my opinion of the long toss drill. Like any tool or drill it can be as harmful as it is beneficial.
If you are not steadily progressing with age, it is time to ask tough questions.
Because injury research and recovery is a huge part of my personal mission, it is not surprising when someone brings a new pitcher who is hurting. What surprises me is to have the pitcher, herself, contact me,
I went to watch one of my pitchers this weekend. She was absolutely wonderful and I could not be more proud. Then, I recognized the catcher, who often comes to lessons with her.
There are 3-4 questions we hear over and over. Let’s take them one at a time and give you the answers.
This week a truly great dad contacted me in a panic.
The minute that you start a sentence with “I want to pitch like (name any great pitcher)”, you decrease your odds of success.