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Throwing Mechanics: Why so poor after playing for years?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chad Moeller Jan 23, 2012. 11 Replies

I have spent my life on the ball field and the more I work with younger players the more I realize that basic fundamentals are not being taught or at least the right way.  I'm not talking about an 8…Continue


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I currently:
Coach Baseball, Am a Hitting Instructor, Am a Baseball Parent
Baseball Playing Experience:
Teeball, Little League, Babe Ruth, Cal Ripken, High School, American Legion, College, Minor League, Major League, Olympics
Baseball Coaching Experience:
Teeball, Little League, Babe Ruth, Cal Ripken, High School, College
Softball Playing Experience:
Additional Playing/Coaching Info (If applicable, include detailed info here such as - HS, College, Pro Leagues, Summer Leagues, Arm Speed, 60 Time, Catcher Pop Time, etc.):
College: University of Southern California
1st Team All Pac Ten in 1996, and College World Series 1995

Drafted and Signed with the Minnesota Twins in 96 (7th Round)
Major League Debut in 2000 (Twins)
Arizona Diamondbacks 2001-03
Milwaukee Brewers 2004-2006
Cincinnati Reds 2007
Los Angeles Dodgers 2007
New York Yankees in 2008
Baltimore Orioles in 2009
New York Yankees in 2010

Individual Accomplishments:
Caught in over 500 major league games
Hit for the Cycle in 2004
Catcher for Randy Johnson 2002-2003
Caught Randy Johnson’s 16 strike out game
Caught Ben Sheets’ 18 strike out game
Played in the Big Leagues for 11 seasons
Played professional baseball for 16 seasons
Member of 2001 AZ Diamondbacks World Series Team
More About Me:
I played baseball for 16 years professionally with 11 of those seasons in the big leagues. This game is very difficult and I was very blessed. That's why I started teaching baseball when I finished, to share what I learned about the game and life.

Chad Moeller's Blog

Have VISION over Visibility

Posted on February 28, 2014 at 9:48pm 0 Comments

Have vision over visibility.

The rock band U2 has a line in their last album that states “vision over visibility”

This line was not intended to relate to a baseball player’s life but upon further inspection, it definitely does fit perfectly.

Often in baseball, we focus on the visibility of statistics as the end all and be all of our…


Have Vision Over Visibility

Posted on February 17, 2014 at 5:10pm 1 Comment

Have Vision Over Visibility


The Benefits of Playing Catch

Posted on February 3, 2014 at 11:56am 0 Comments

The Benefits of Playing Catch


Playing catch before a game or practice is not just an activity to get you…


Train your Feet by Playing Catch

Posted on January 29, 2014 at 6:37pm 0 Comments

Rarely if ever does a baseball player make a throw in a game flat footed and stationary.  But watch most teams play catch.  Most of the time you will notice players catching the ball flat footed and take two or three steps and throw the ball back in a flat footed motion.  You will also see non pitchers such as infielders, outfielders, and even…


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At 4:32pm on May 24, 2011, Kyle Grucci said…
Welcome to CheckSwing, Chad!

CheckSwing is the largest baseball player and coach community on the planet. Enjoy the site and have fun making baseball connections. Among other things, you can join groups, publish your thoughts in your status, add a blog or discussion, and upload photos and videos. Visit The CheckSwing Batting Pages to have others evaluate your swing and/or pitching mechanics.

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At 9:16am on May 21, 2011, Bill Stanton said…

Chad-  Thanks for joining us at CheckSwing!  Looking forward to talking baseball and learning from your vast experience.

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