Pitching Backwards With The Slider, When to Do So

Because hitters are always taught not to not get beat by the fastball, pitching backwards with the Slider has the ability to make a hitter’s head explode.  Hitters can only protect against one half of the strike zone.  Whether it is in or out, up or down, they are incredibly vulnerable (and sensitive) creatures.  So…

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How to Throw a Slider In Just 3 Simple Steps

First and foremost, when you take the mound, the main thing that you need to focus on, is executing pitches. Thus doing so consistently, means that the results position you above the rest of the pack.  Now who doesn’t want that? Whether you are new to throwing the Slider, or you need to go back to…

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Powerful Pitching Visualization Exercises, Pitch Charting

As your 2017 campaign has now ended, you head into the off season with optimism. The hustle and bustle of a long year has ended, therefore you can now breath and appreciate what you accomplished.  It’s a great feeling! You are allowed to celebrate your accomplishments. Just don’t get too carried away…the baseball gods keep…

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Baseball Training Summit November 13-15

The World Series is over, the champagne has dried up, and new history has been made.  It was an exciting Postseason as new faces have made their mark on the game.  So right now, I want to check in and ask you a serious question.  I am sure that it is one you won’t avoid:  …

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1991 World Series Game 7, It Didn’t Get Any Better Than This

The 2017 World Series is no doubt knocking on the door of a potential Game 7.  This epic series has been Dominated by the homerun.  When you have a head to head match up of 2 former Cy Young Award winners, and neither can make it through 5 innings, as a pitching person it is…

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7 Greatest World Series Pitching Performances

The 113th World Series begins tonight.  Dodgers vs Astros.  Based off of the pitching Domination we have already seen by the likes of Verlander, Darvish, McCullers, Kershaw, and Keuchel, it is always quite possible that another October legend may soon be born.  So in reflecting on some of the greatest World Series feats, here are…

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3 Ways to Fix Dellin Betances’ Struggles

Every outcome in baseball is determined by how well can you make adjustments. For every player who puts on the uniform is subject to this facet. Slumps are not just for hitters. Pitchers go through them also. Trying to determine whether the root of recent failure is physical or mental, can be seen by many…

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What ‘Truly’ Makes a WINNER ?

After a long weekend of traveling to return home, I have first hand experienced a great deal of successful characteristics.  My father, Barry Kirsch, was inducted into the inaugural Hall of Fame class at Archbishop Carroll High School in Radnor, PA.  For 50 years, it has been his domain for preparing students and student athletes…

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The Best Playoff Sliders on FULL Display

  October Baseball is Here!  After Spring Training, an Exciting WBC, 2,430 Regular season games, the annual Mid-Summer Classic, and a season filled with astronomical Home run and Strikeout totals, we finally have post season baseball!  With this being Slider Domination’s 1st season on Twitter, I have realized that there are tremendous visual resources to…

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Because You Ask Yourself: When Should I Throw a Slider?

  Plain and simple, if you are feeling it, throw it.  Conviction is everything as a pitcher. When you throw the Slider correctly, needless to say, the rest takes care of itself. Hitters know this embarrassing result all too well. Nonetheless, never underestimate the strategic element of pitching.  The mindset of When in doubt, throw…

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