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Your Coach determines your success.

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Elite pitchers focus on their motion, not their results.

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L.A. "Skip" Fast commented on L.A. "Skip" Fast's blog post How your stride can control more hitters more often.
"Henry, Good stuff. I got it. You see them taking long strides, but, while striding, do they move straight down the mound or rotate down the mound? A Coach who teaches their Pitchers how to rotate down the mound, no matter the stride length, will see…"
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HENRY WALTHAM commented on L.A. "Skip" Fast's blog post How your stride can control more hitters more often.
"TOM SEAVER AND ROGER CLEMENS BOTH TOOK A LONG STRIDE."
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L.A. "Skip" Fast commented on L.A. "Skip" Fast's blog post How your stride can control more hitters more often.
"Spence, Great feedback and thanks for the positive feedback! The picture used shows an upper body tilt and not the vertical axis Pitchers who engage their lower body typically display. You see the Pitcher's upper body tilt to offset their…"
Tuesday
Spencer Trayner commented on L.A. "Skip" Fast's blog post How your stride can control more hitters more often.
"Skip: Love your posts! I want to add that I think the throwing arm is not the only asset to your body that off sets your stride however. Instead I think it is the entire upper body. Glove hand is up in the air while also the entire upper body is…"
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How your stride can control more hitters more often.

How your body works?To make sure we’re on the same page, these are your body’s physiological realities.Your body uses your throwing arm to offset your stride.Your body keeps your weight centered between your knees.“You” make an action and “your body” reacts to the action. Before “you” can make your next action, “your…See More
Tuesday
L.A. "Skip" Fast posted a blog post

Do you have the energy to command your pitches?

Just so we’re on the same page:Torque is rotational related energy.Energy comes from turning potential into kinetic energy.Your body won’t let you deliver your pitch unless your core is straight up-and-down.No potential energy, no kinetic energy, no command.When you end your front leg lift with your weight over your back…See More
Oct 9
L.A. "Skip" Fast posted a blog post

Pitching - It's time to get your body working for you!

Managing your body position ...Let’s briefly recap the last couple of blogs.Your front leg lift ends with your body straight up-and-down. It’s your vertical alignment that keeps your body in balance and your arms free to move the way you want.This is compared to you coming out of your front leg lift with a home to second…See More
Oct 2
L.A. "Skip" Fast posted a blog post

Lift your pitching to new heights!

How “you” control “your body”. “You” can only move when “your body” senses your weight is between your knees.“You” control your movements.“Your body” instantly reacts to the way “you” decide to move.“Your body” only cares about getting your weight centered between your knees.“Your body” doesn’t care how you want your body…See More
Sep 25
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How exceptional pitchers start!

A consistently small target window is essential to your pitching success. Your success begins with the way your “fight or flight response” interprets your movements into your starting position.An exceptional ending tells…See More
Sep 18
L.A. "Skip" Fast posted a blog post

Lower body engagement isn’t something you “do”; it’s something we make “happen”!

Your current Coach does his best to teach you to engage your lower body but continually fails! Imagine how many hours you’ve spent “trying” to “do” what you know you need to do, your Coach knows you need to “do”, but no one has ever been able to teach you.We’re proud to be the first to present 3 insanely simple tasks…See More
Sep 11
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Stop wondering how to improve your command!

In the past couple of weeks, I’ve discussed “biomarkers”. Now, let’s look at how to use your “biomarkers” to improve your command.All roads lead to your foot placements.By following your “biomarkers”, you instantly discover how to make yourself more competitive at your current level and beyond.Your body position at the top…See More
Sep 6
L.A. "Skip" Fast posted a blog post

Stop wondering how to improve your command!

In the past couple of weeks, I’ve discussed “biomarkers”. Now, let’s look at how to use your “biomarkers” to improve your command.All roads lead to your foot placements.By following your “biomarkers”, you instantly discover how to make yourself more competitive at your current level and beyond.Your body position at the top…See More
Sep 4
L.A. "Skip" Fast posted a blog post

Do you control your “fight or flight” responses?

Anytime your subconscious perceives an imbalance, your “fight or flight” response produces a physiological reaction.Within your pitching motion, these are the 4 factors that determine how your “fight or flight” response reacts to your movements.Your “resting” state – Your body is at rest when your body is in balance.Your…See More
Aug 30
L.A. "Skip" Fast added a discussion to the group Pitching Coaches and Instructors
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“Biomarkers”: Your foolproof path to elite pitching command!

This is your body’s reality.Every time you move, your body produces a predictable “biomarker” (a “biological” + “marker”) telling you how your movement impacts your balance.As an example, you walk a balance beam and swing one foot away from the beam, to offset the weight shift created by your foot movement and without any…See More
Aug 23
L.A. "Skip" Fast posted a blog post

“Biomarkers”: Your foolproof path to elite pitching command!

This is your body’s reality.Every time you move, your body produces a predictable “biomarker” (a “biological” + “marker”) telling you how your movement impacts your balance.As an example, you walk a balance beam and swing one foot away from the beam, to offset the weight shift created by your foot movement and without any…See More
Aug 23
L.A. "Skip" Fast posted a blog post

Hand Yourself Elite Pitching Command

This is your body’s reality.Your body is driven to use your arms to maintain your balance. Your hand separation tells you the exact moment you begin using your arms for balance and, armed with this information, reveals how you can improve your command.During your motion, your hand separation tells you your throwing arm…See More
Aug 15

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Our domination instruction IS the ONLY pitching instruction you'll ever need!

You're undoubtedly proud, and should be, of your pitching accomplishments.

At the same time, you have some lingering concerns whether your current skills will hold up at the next level.

In today’s increasingly competitive baseball climate, to move up the baseball ladder, you need to be more dominant than the next guy.

As a Pitcher, you need to use pinpoint location, later ball movement and a deceptive Arm action to make all onlookers believe you'll be able to immediately be competitive at your next level.

In as little as 1/2 hour, we guarantee* to give any Scout seeing you pitch all the evidence they need to know you possess superior pitching skills.

L.A. "Skip" Fast
Independent Major League Pitching Coach
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How your stride can control more hitters more often.

Posted on October 16, 2018 at 2:19pm 4 Comments

How your body works?

To make sure we’re on the same page, these are your body’s physiological realities.

  1. Your body uses your throwing arm to offset your stride.
  2. Your body keeps your weight centered between your knees.
  3. “You” make an action and “your body” reacts to…
Continue

Do you have the energy to command your pitches?

Posted on October 9, 2018 at 11:10am 0 Comments

Just so we’re on the same page:

  1. Torque is rotational related energy.
  2. Energy comes from turning potential into kinetic energy.
  3. Your body won’t let you deliver your pitch unless your core is straight up-and-down.

No potential energy, no kinetic…

Continue

Pitching - It's time to get your body working for you!

Posted on October 2, 2018 at 2:02pm 0 Comments

Managing your body position ...

Let’s briefly recap the last couple of blogs.

Your front leg lift ends with your body straight up-and-down. It’s your vertical alignment that keeps your body in balance and your arms free to move the way you want.

This is compared to you coming out of…

Continue

Lift your pitching to new heights!

Posted on September 25, 2018 at 8:21pm 0 Comments

How “you” control “your body”.

 “You” can only move when “your body” senses your weight is between your knees.

  • “You” control your movements.
  • “Your body” instantly reacts to the way “you” decide to move.
  • “Your body” only cares about getting your weight centered between…
Continue

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