This Week in Slider GIFS

In the Digital Age which we now live, there are endless amounts of visual tools to help us improve as a ball player. No doubt the previous generations are jealous. Can you blame them? Heck, I sure am. Seeing is believing. Implementing what you see is a fast track for success.  In these modern times,…

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PITCH LOCATION: Where the Best Pitchers Work the Hardest

Baseball players always hear the expression “You gotta work harder to get better!”  For position players, it is more obvious where the work may be needed to improve their game.  Until a pitcher becomes established, it tends to be more confusing in regards to how to put in the work.  The dynamics of pitching create…

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SLIDER SPOTLIGHT: Clayton Kershaw’s Dominant Slider

HE’S BACK!!! As the Dodgers have run away with the NL West without him, the Best in the game has returned from the DL after missing 39 days.  Clayton Kershaw is back and hasn’t missed a beat. His Dominant arsenal was on full display in his return on Friday, September 1 vs the Padres.  Most…

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Why Fall Ball is The BEST TIME to Develop a NEW Pitch

In Major League Baseball, the month of August is known as the Dog Days.  The stretch of the schedule when teams and players begin to tire down, which may make or break a team’s season.  September is where the playoff pushes are made.  October is where the Magic happens.  New Legends are Born, and a Champion…

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3 Reasons Why My Cutter SUCKS!

As the way sports go, when someone is making waves with a something new, people take notice.  Many try to emulate and get in on the opportunity for success.  In reality, how many people actually achieve these desired results?  Not so much.  Because ideas come and go and the ones who fizzle out quickly all…

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Chris Sale Strikeout Sequence with the Slider

  The man is long, lean, lanky, and left-handed.  He throws hard and makes the best hitters in the world look stupid, sometimes even bruised up a bit (See Below).  He wears hitters down from his high octane arsenal as well as his body language at which he attacks hitters.  He has a deceptive delivery…

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3 Very Simple Tips to Make You a Better Pitcher

There is a lot of hype as to what pitchers need to do to be successful.  Sadly, this nonsense can lead you in the completely wrong direction…..quite frankly, because it has nothing to do with standing on the mound, making pitches.  I am not going to waste your time on this toxic information.  So to…

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Long Toss: For Those Who FEAR It

Yes, of course long toss is a great way to strengthen your arm! Durability is essential for getting through a season. Most pitchers benefit from it. However, for some it does not settle well.  For those who are afraid that it will offset your release point as a pitcher, remember, you are an athlete and…

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The ‘UGLY’ TRUTH About Velocity for Pitchers

We have to be honest with ourselves. Velocity. You either Have it in you or you Don’t… There are a lot of products and services available nowadays that can teach you how to throw harder.  What they are doing is getting the most out of your ability.  That comes through proper mechanics, functional strength training, nutrition…

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5 Reasons Why My Curveball SUCKS!!!!

Many high school pitchers, and even college pitchers, go through a great deal of confusion and frustration when it comes to throwing their secondary pitches. They will ask themselves, which one(s) to throw, which one best compliments their fastball, and so on. What they have to keep in mind, as their body grows and develops,…

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