What can you do to enhance your skills during this lengthy down-time? Go outdoors and do stuff. Remember, athletic competition is basically built around things we do naturally.
You have heard the saying, “If you can feel it you can fix it.” Sometimes you are not sure if you are feeling the right things.
Today, our post is from Jenn Newman Certified Instructor near Toledo. Her influence on our organization is far-reaching. This article is long, but so worth reading.
The question is a good one. How do I feel about punishment as a way to make pitchers perform better?
Fill in the blank. Every single week, several times most weeks, we get questions about high school coaches. Before we offend great coaches, let’s get this out of the way.
“Ouch, my shoulder hurts when I pitch.” More and more new students are coming to us to see if we can find the problem. There is more than one cause.
It happens to every pitcher at some time. Something gets out of sync and the harder she tries the worse it gets.
Do you really need another college showcase tournament? Teams are running all over the country trying to get their kids recruited. Besides being terribly expensive, there are a number of reasons that too many showcases are bad for the game.
Do you really need another college showcase tournament? Teams are running all over the country trying to get their kids recruited. Besides being terribly expensive, there are a number of reasons that too many showcases are bad for the game. Don’t get me wrong. A certain number of these are necessary, but balance is important. …
What a delightful conversation. Recently we had a three-way email exchange between one of our Certified Instructors, a pitcher’s dad, and myself. He sought to understand some of the movements and how they produced and transferred energy.
Recently a new student came into the facility who had never had a lesson. She and her father went out in the yard and looked for comfortable and natural ways to pitch.
This would be a great title for a country song, but it actually applies to a pitcher we were discussing.
How do you instill self-confidence in young pitchers? This is a great topic suggested by one of our Certified Instructors. Actually, the question should be, “How do we install confidence in young musicians, dancers, soccer players, or math students?”
From the very first time I stepped on the softball field at 10 years old, I knew that I wanted to do it for the rest of my life.
Recently I was asked to speak to a parent/coaches clinic about “Developing a High-Performance Pitcher”. I printed a list of our students who currently have D1 scholarships or are currently pitching on the D1 level.