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How to do... Success

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Your Coach determines your success.

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Your subconscious is your…Continue

Elite pitchers focus on their motion, not their results.

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Fanatical Command.

How your body works.Whether pitching or merely going through your daily activities, your body is hardwired to keep itself in balance.Your body accomplishes this by giving you no choice but to end your front leg lift with your weight centered in one of two places.You end your front leg with your weight centered over your back foot orYou end your front leg with your weight…See More
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Control every hitter.

How your pitching sequence works.When you do your normal delivery in slow-motion, one of two things happen. Either …You can’t help but end your movements with a spontaneous throwing (re)action orYour movements completely stop when your front foot strikes the ground and, to complete your delivery, you must think about making a throwing action.You Control Your OpponentOut of…See More
Jan 9
L.A. "Skip" Fast posted a blog post

The Only Solution to Pitching Excellence

Only here will you find the one movement sequence guaranteed to produce sustainable pitching success! Your pitching motion contains more movement combinations than a Rubik’s Cube.  A Rubik’s Cube has billions of movement combinations, but a series of very perceptive and simply executed movement patterns make it easy to get the same colored squares on the same sides.  Why…See More
Jan 2
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Is your command relatable?

How your body works.Your body is a closed system.Everything within a closed system relates to everything else.By properly managing the movements within your closed pitching system, your throwing hand always comes through a very sustainable and extremely productive release window.In pitching, your everyday life experiences matter.Picture yourself walking down a busy city…See More
Dec 26, 2018
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Make Pinpoint Command Your Expectation

How your body produces results. A baseball is an object. As an object, you release point determines where your baseball lands and how it behaves. When you come into your foot plant using your throwing arm for balance, your throwing arm path interferes with what you want the baseball to do. Keeping your throwing arm free to respond to your hips generates the…See More
Dec 20, 2018
L.A. "Skip" Fast posted a blog post

Automate Your Command

How your body works.Your body is hard wired to keep your weight centered between your feet.When your weight shifts from center, your body dictates your movements.When your weight is centered between your feet, you’re free to move your arms anyway you want.Is your command something you do?Performing your pitching motion in slow speed quickly answers this question.When, as…See More
Dec 12, 2018
L.A. "Skip" Fast posted a blog post

Command Rules

The way your body works.Your body functions under the same set of rules as everyone else.Everyone’s body is hardwired with the same action/reaction patterns.Impersonating a Pitcher.When a Pitcher or Coach doesn’t know the rules, they use their experience, beliefs and acquired knowledge to explain what they see.Sadly, every time you go against the rules you get…See More
Dec 5, 2018
L.A. "Skip" Fast commented on L.A. "Skip" Fast's blog post Simplifying Command.
"Grant, I'm thrilled to bring new insights to the Check Swing community. Thanks for the kind thought.  SkipPro Pitching Institute"
Dec 1, 2018
Grant Clifford commented on L.A. "Skip" Fast's blog post Simplifying Command.
"Good stuff! I always learn something reading your posts."
Dec 1, 2018
Grant Clifford liked L.A. "Skip" Fast's blog post Simplifying Command.
Nov 30, 2018
L.A. "Skip" Fast posted a blog post

Simplifying Command.

The way your body works.Your brain listens to your movements.While you move, to make sure your body stays upright and balanced, your brain constantly sends instructions back to your body.At the same time, your brain orchestrates micro-adjustments that’ll smoothly transition you from one movement to the next.When you combine every adjustment your brain makes, the likelihood…See More
Nov 28, 2018
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Gravitate toward command.

Gravity is the elephant in the room.Baseball treats gravity as something that applies to everything except pitching, when, in fact, it’s gravity that rules your pitching motion.The way your body works.Your body is driven to equalize gravity.Since you’re born with the ability equalize gravity, reacting to the impact gravity has on your body is something that happens, not…See More
Nov 21, 2018
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Nov 14, 2018
L.A. "Skip" Fast liked Jack Perconte's blog post Keep it in Perspective?
Nov 13, 2018
L.A. "Skip" Fast posted a blog post

Command is a hardwired reaction.

Self-Coaching.To completely bridge the gap between your best and worst outings, you need to become your own best Coach. With an understanding into gravity’s impact on your command, self-coaching becomes that much easier.The way your body works.Your body is hardwired to evenly distribute your weight around your body.When an action creates a gravitational force on one side,…See More
Nov 8, 2018
L.A. "Skip" Fast commented on L.A. "Skip" Fast's blog post Pitch command comes from opening your front shoulder.
"Kip, Before I answer and so we're on the same page, your body wants to keep your hips (lower body) and shoulders (upper body) aligned. With this in mind and as long as you end your front leg lift with your weight centered in front of your back…"
Nov 2, 2018

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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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Fanatical Command.

Posted on January 17, 2019 at 9:15am 0 Comments

How your body works.

Whether pitching or merely going through your daily activities, your body is hardwired to keep itself in balance.

Your body accomplishes this by giving you no choice but to end your front leg lift with your weight centered in one of two places.

  • You end your front leg with your weight centered over your back…
Continue

Control every hitter.

Posted on January 9, 2019 at 9:29am 0 Comments

How your pitching sequence works.

When you do your normal delivery in slow-motion, one of two things happen. Either …

  1. You can’t help but end your movements with a spontaneous throwing (re)action or
  2. Your movements completely stop when your front foot strikes the ground and, to complete your delivery, you must think about making a…
Continue

The Only Solution to Pitching Excellence

Posted on January 2, 2019 at 10:39am 0 Comments

Only here will you find the one movement sequence guaranteed to produce sustainable pitching success! 

Your pitching motion contains more movement combinations than a Rubik’s Cube.  

A Rubik’s Cube has billions of movement combinations, but a series of very…

Continue

Is your command relatable?

Posted on December 26, 2018 at 5:02pm 0 Comments

How your body works.

  • Your body is a closed system.
  • Everything within a closed system relates to everything else.
  • By properly managing the movements within your closed pitching system, your throwing hand always comes through a very sustainable and extremely productive release window.

In pitching,…

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

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At 11:45am on October 22, 2011, Bill Stanton said…
Skp-  Thanks for joining us at CheckSwing! Have a great time making
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