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Elite pitchers focus on their motion, not their results.

Started this discussion. Last reply by HENRY WALTHAM May 15. 1 Reply

When a pitcher’s results are…Continue

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HENRY WALTHAM replied to L.A. "Skip" Fast's discussion Elite pitchers focus on their motion, not their results.
"http://WWW.HENRYSBASEBALLCLUB.COM ; KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK. WE NEED PITCHING!!"
May 15
L.A. "Skip" Fast posted a discussion

Elite pitchers focus on their motion, not their results.

When a pitcher’s results are unacceptable, they adjust their motion. Their motion’s efficiency, functionality and sustainability becomes only as good as their most acceptable last pitch result.For any pitcher to distinguish themselves, they become more efficient than other pitchers, make their movements more functional than other…See More
May 13
L.A. "Skip" Fast commented on Lantz Wheeler's blog post "Why I Teach Movement... Not Mechanics!"
"Lantz, You're right on point. Taking this a step further... a coach needs to teach the player the movements that produce a specific FEEL.  A coach who neglects or ignores this step puts the player in a position to spend hours trying to…"
Apr 19
L.A. "Skip" Fast posted a blog post

Are your pitchers rated as an “A” or “B” pitcher?

The difference between an "A" and "B" rated pitcher is like day and night.An "A" Pitcher's foot placements keep their throwing arm uninvolved with their balance.A "B" Pitcher's foot placements force them to use their throwing arm for balance. There's no middle ground. Either your body uses your throwing arm for…See More
Jan 4
L.A. "Skip" Fast posted a blog post

The Driving Force Within Your Motion is your “Genetic Code”

Ever feel like there's something blocking you from producing the results you want to produce?Well, there is... it's your “genetic code”!Every second of every day, throughout your entire life, even during your pitching motion, your “genetic code” keeps you in balance.Essential Success StrategiesBy including each of…See More
Nov 1, 2016
L.A. "Skip" Fast replied to Bill Stanton's discussion Pitcher's front arm- thoughts? in the group Pitching Coaches and Instructors
"Adam, There are no cookie cutter answers.Every action comes from a thought.  Every action produces a reaction.  Without seeing  a Pitcher's video, I can't explain their responses and I can't possibly know how they…"
Dec 19, 2014
L.A. "Skip" Fast replied to Bill Stanton's discussion Pitcher's front arm- thoughts? in the group Pitching Coaches and Instructors
"Adam, Tons!!! Forward Weight Shifts.Based upon the way your Body works, your throwing action only begins after your Foot Plant and you bring your weight back to center.  With a forward weight shift, your actual throwing…"
Dec 19, 2014
L.A. "Skip" Fast replied to Bill Stanton's discussion Pitcher's front arm- thoughts? in the group Pitching Coaches and Instructors
"Glove Side activity is a response, not an action! When you walk a balance beam and shift your weight to one side, you instinctively lose control of your Arms. You regain Arm control only after you get your weight back to center.  The same…"
Dec 19, 2014
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Dec 19, 2014
L.A. "Skip" Fast replied to Garret Felder's discussion Another answer to the increase in Tommy John Surgery
"A Pitcher becomes injury resistant by knowing the Arm and Leg it takes for them to execute pinpoint location. Before we talk about a Pitcher's location as it relates to Arm health, let's take a minute to talk about how the Human Body…"
Jul 27, 2014
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Jul 26, 2014
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Jul 26, 2014
L.A. "Skip" Fast commented on Gregory Leonard Celeski's blog post Is Elbow Soreness Normal After Hard Throwing Sessions
"John, As luck would have it, I'm between virtual pitching sessions ... L.A. "Skip" Fast Pro Pitching Institute"
Jan 28, 2012
L.A. "Skip" Fast commented on Gregory Leonard Celeski's blog post Is Elbow Soreness Normal After Hard Throwing Sessions
"The root cause for Throwing Arm distress comes from the Pitcher placing all their weight over their Back Foot in their Starting Position. Ideally, a Pitcher's Starting Position needs to promote a vertical Core coming into and out of their…"
Jan 28, 2012
Kyle Grucci left a comment for L.A. "Skip" Fast
"Welcome to CheckSwing! Congratulations on joining the thousands of other ballplayers, coaches, umpires, and scouts from all levels of the game around the globe! CheckSwing is the largest baseball player and coach community on the planet. Enjoy the…"
Nov 3, 2011
Bill Stanton left a comment for L.A. "Skip" Fast
"Skp-  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!"
Oct 22, 2011

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Are your pitchers rated as an “A” or “B” pitcher?

Posted on January 4, 2017 at 8:18pm 0 Comments

The difference between an "A" and "B" rated pitcher is like day and night.

  • An "A" Pitcher's foot placements keep their throwing arm uninvolved with their balance.
  • A "B" Pitcher's foot placements force them to use their throwing arm for…
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The Driving Force Within Your Motion is your “Genetic Code”

Posted on November 1, 2016 at 11:30am 0 Comments

Ever feel like there's something blocking you from producing the results you want to produce?

Well, there…

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At 2:25pm on November 3, 2011, Kyle Grucci said…
Welcome to CheckSwing!

Congratulations on joining the thousands of other ballplayers, coaches, umpires, and scouts from all levels of the game around the globe!

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.

Also, create a CheckSwing Group for your team or league and invite your friends and teammates to join you on CheckSwing!
At 11:45am on October 22, 2011, Bill Stanton said…
Skp-  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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