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Daniel M Krapf
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  • Newtown, PA
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Daniel M Krapf replied to Kostas Moumos's discussion Video Analysis Software in the group Let's talk hitting Mechanics
"I use the  right view program on both my lab top and  samsung tablet. That way you can compare them next to a pro hitter or pitcher. The good thing about the tablet is you can mark it up and e mail it to the parents as a snap…"
Jul 29, 2014
Daniel M Krapf commented on Joe Loria's group National Pitching Association
"Have all of Tom House videos and books. I even spend a day with him. He is an outstanding coach and even a better person. He is more interested in the health of your arm and proper mechanics then making a few dollars. Most pitching coaches on the…"
Jul 29, 2014
Daniel M Krapf liked Steve Windsor - Insiderbat's group Insider Bat
Feb 9, 2013
Daniel M Krapf posted a status
"Coach I have been using the pitchers power drive and have been getting results from it."
Jan 27, 2013
Daniel M Krapf liked Phil R.'s discussion New article: Pitching Mechanics - The Right Way to Lead with Your Hips
Jan 27, 2013
Daniel M Krapf replied to Austin Kester's discussion How do you get the most power from your swing?
"I use all the drills from coach Perry Husband author of hitting is a guess. You want to load up with leverage on your back leg get good stretch in your arm as you load. As your hips go forward your hands should be going back. Push hard off your…"
Mar 26, 2011
Daniel M Krapf replied to Ryan Solberger's discussion Long Toss
"I am new here at this web site but it sounds like you are all about making money. If you are refering about opposite and equal with your statement about the glove side arm. Opposite and equal is a balancing point at foot strike. Most velocity come…"
Mar 25, 2011
Daniel M Krapf joined Dave Vaccaro's group

Let's talk hitting Mechanics

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Mar 10, 2011
Daniel M Krapf joined The CheckSwing Clubhouse's group

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Mar 10, 2011
Daniel M Krapf replied to Kevin Foster's discussion Please help me correct my sons throwing problem!!
"One drill you can try is to put a tee behind him with a ball on it about shoulder height. Put back far enough where he has to reach back for it. From there pick the ball off the tee and throw it."
Mar 10, 2011
Daniel M Krapf replied to Rick Williams's discussion Do pitchers really push off the rubber with their leg to give them velocity?
"Pitchers do not push off the rubber if you watch pro pitchers throw their back will drag down the mound. This is called a drag line and the drag line should be down the center of the mound. They say the longer your drag line the more out front…"
Mar 9, 2011
Daniel M Krapf replied to Dave's discussion Not throwing strikes...Any suggestions would be appreciated
"Dave I am the pitching coach at Council Rock North High School. I agree on the taking a deep breath and exhaling theory . I do not beleive in slowing down his body to pitch if you watch most pros their body is moving fast down the hill. You want to…"
Mar 9, 2011
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Feb 23, 2011
Daniel M Krapf replied to Kevin Reid's discussion Number of innings / pitches over 4 day tournament
"I also agree with the baseball strength coaches. You also have to take in the fact that when a pitcher get tired and fatigued for every pitch he throws it is equivalent to three pitches . This is one of the factors we monitior at our high school"
Feb 23, 2011
Daniel M Krapf left a comment for Kyle Grucci
"Kyle thanks only been here for three days and already have made friends in the baseball world."
Feb 23, 2011
Daniel M Krapf commented on The CheckSwing Clubhouse's group Pitching Coaches and Instructors
"We use Tom House wall drills on his DVD drills for skills. I also use the large exercise balls. I have our pitcher get in a foot strike position hugging the ball then they have to rotate their hips through as much as they can with out moving the…"
Feb 23, 2011

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I currently:
Coach Baseball, Am a Hitting Instructor, Am a Pitching Instructor
Baseball Playing Experience:
Little League, High School
Baseball Coaching Experience:
Little League, High School, American Legion
Baseball Umpiring Experience
Little League
Softball Playing Experience:
Who is your favorite hitter and why?
Chase Utley has the best swing to teach younger players
Who is your favorite pitcher and why?
Roy Oswalt again the best to show young pitchers how to use momentum to pitch
More About Me:
Pitching coach at Council Rock North High School. Run 3 & out pitching and hitting clinic . Coach defensive ends and quaterbacks at Council Rock South High School. I am a big follower of Tom House for pitching and Perry Husband for hitting

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At 10:01am on February 23, 2011, Kyle Grucci said…
At 1:40pm on February 21, 2011, Kyle Grucci said…
Welcome to CheckSwing, Daniel!

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At 10:15am on February 19, 2011, Bill Stanton said…
Daniel-  Thanks for joining us at CheckSwing! Have a great time making
new connections and talking baseball. Please invite any players and coaches that you know to join us as well. Enjoy!

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