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Your Coach determines your success.

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Your subconscious is your Coach’s primary tool.Studies show your subconscious constantly…Continue

Elite pitchers focus on their motion, not their results.

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When a pitcher’s results are unacceptable, they adjust their motion. Their motion’s…Continue

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ONLY ONE COACHING APPROACH CREATES COMMAND!

Does your Coach manage the way your think to move or does he manage your movements?Inside/Out Coaching solves issues.When examined closely, Inside/Out Coaching teaches a mental process.Inside/Out Coaches …Use the way your body processes gravity to produce remarkably effective, very repeatable and extremely productive results.Address the way your movements respond to…See More
May 8
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ONCE AND FOR ALL, STOP STRUGGLING WITH YOUR LOCATION!

Is your pitching built on assumptions?When little is known, much is assumed. As soon as you fall into the trap where assumptions are treated as fact, you never really know where any one pitch will end up.When assumptive learning is all you know, you rightfully believe your assumptions are fact, but, when you try to explain why you miss your target as often as you do, assumptive learning falls apart.Assumptive learning draws attention to what you don’t know, what you’re uncertain about and what…See More
Apr 24
L.A. "Skip" Fast posted a blog post

COMMAND IS ACHIEVABLE AND REPEATABLE

Centering your weight supercharges resultsWhen you make your usual throwing action from a front leg lift ending with your weight centered between your knees, you…Enhance your throwing arm speed,Create later ball movement,Send more pitches directly into your target than ever before andChallenge every hitter to drive any pitch you throw.Hardwired reactions encourage…See More
Apr 17
L.A. "Skip" Fast posted a blog post

DO YOUR FOOT PLACEMENTS PROMOTE COMMAND?

How do you begin your motion?Before your front foot comes off the ground, you make conscious decisions where you’re going to place your feet.Your foot placements tell gravity to end your starting position with …Your weight centered over your back foot orYour weight centered between your knees.Beginning with your weight over your back-foot compromises your command.Your…See More
Apr 11
L.A. "Skip" Fast posted a blog post

TURN GRAVITY INTO YOUR COMPETITIVE EDGE

Every time you get ready to throw a pitch, you expect it to travel directly into your Catcher’s target.The reason you miss your target more often than you want boils down to one thing … gravity!Even though you’ve lived with gravity since birth, even though gravity controls every movement you’ve ever made, you don’t realize what a huge influence gravity has on every pitch…See More
Mar 28
L.A. "Skip" Fast posted a blog post

This is the Only Way to Manage Your Pitching Motion.

You’ve dealt with this your entire life, yet it’s still stopping you from achieving your pitching dreams.That force is gravity and it’s truly the missing link that’ll help you achieve your pitching dreams.Since birth, gravity has governed every movement you’ve taken. No matter how you move, your brain takes your body through this 3-step, neurological cycle.BalanceFirst,…See More
Mar 22
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An Athletic Stance Guarantees Sustainable Command

Whether you’re a Little League Pitcher, already pitching professionally or any level in-between, ending your front leg lift in an athletic position is one of the undeniable differences between sustainable fastball command and not knowing where your pitch is going to end up.Every athletic event starts from an athletic position.No matter the sport, except for pitching –…See More
Mar 16
L.A. "Skip" Fast posted a blog post

An Athletic Stance Guarantees Sustainable Command

Whether you’re a Little League Pitcher, already pitching professionally or any level in-between, ending your front leg lift in an athletic position is one of the undeniable differences between sustainable fastball command and not knowing where your pitch is going to end up.Every athletic event starts from an athletic position.No matter the sport, except for pitching –…See More
Mar 15
L.A. "Skip" Fast posted a blog post

Throwing reflexes create superior command.

How your body works.Once you tilt your core, your body uses your arms to bring your core back to vertical.Two ways to move down the mound.There are 2 ways to move down the mound…With a tilted core.When you move down the mound with a tilted core, you use your arms to get your core back to vertical. Once your front foot gets back on the ground, you use your arms to complete…See More
Mar 6
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A simple solution to better fastball command.

Whether you’re a Little League Pitcher, a Professional Pitcher or any level in-between, between this blog and the movements presented on the Pro Pitching Institute web site, you’ll be a step closer to knowing how to use your fastball arm speed to deliver more pitches directly into your target.If you’re new to this blog, you owe it to yourself to subscribe today. Improve…See More
Feb 28
L.A. "Skip" Fast posted a blog post

How do you get noticed?

What’ll separate you from everyone else?The answer is simple … sustainable fastball command.Whether you’re a Little League Pitcher, a Professional Pitcher or any level in-between, the movements presented in the Pro Pitching Institute web site teach you how to use your lower body to produce pinpoint fastball command.If you don’t think fastball command is possible, you owe…See More
Feb 22
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Does what you see really reflect what happens?

Can you trust what you see?It’s human nature that when you see someone throwing strikes with acceptable velocity or someone pitching for a high-profile Team, you trust what you see, memorize his movements and, to reproduce his results, attempt to copy his movements.You naturally think your eyes are capturing truthful images, but what you believe to be true is a clever…See More
Feb 13
L.A. "Skip" Fast posted a blog post

A Pro Pitching Institute Blog – Shoulder Your Command.

Not only is your weight distribution controllable, but by staying in balance, you keep your throwing arm free to instantly respond to your lower body activity.How your body works.When your body is in balance, your shoulders are level.Level shoulders allow your throwing arm to complete your delivery.Therefore, when your body is in balance, you’re able to complete your…See More
Feb 9
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A Pro Pitching Institute Blog – Basic Fastball Command.

How your body works.You’re bombarded with volumes of print, hours and hours and hours of video and unclear verbal instruction, but, when you tear everything down to its bare essentials, this is what matters.Your body is instinctually driven to keep itself in balance.One simple decision - where, before your front foot comes off the ground, you place your feet - determines…See More
Jan 30
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A Pro Pitching Institute Blog – The 3-Stages to Elite Command.

How your body works.Every movement, every pitch result is a reaction to a previous action.Your body position at the top of your front leg lift determines how your body reacts going into your ball release.Your legwork into your front leg lift determines your body position into the top of your front leg lift.Every action ends with your body in balance.Your pitch results.Your…See More
Jan 24
L.A. "Skip" Fast posted a blog post

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
Jan 17

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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
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ONLY ONE COACHING APPROACH CREATES COMMAND!

Posted on May 8, 2019 at 3:34pm 0 Comments

Does your Coach manage the way your think to move or does he manage your movements?

Inside/Out Coaching solves issues.

When examined closely, Inside/Out Coaching teaches a mental process.

Inside/Out Coaches …

  • Use the way your body processes gravity to produce remarkably effective, very repeatable and extremely productive…
Continue

ONCE AND FOR ALL, STOP STRUGGLING WITH YOUR LOCATION!

Posted on April 24, 2019 at 10:00am 0 Comments

Is your pitching built on assumptions?

When little is known, much is assumed. As soon as you fall into the trap where assumptions are treated as fact, you never really know where any one pitch will end up.

When assumptive learning is all you know, you rightfully believe your assumptions are fact, but, when you try to explain why you miss your target as often as you do, assumptive learning falls apart.

Assumptive learning draws attention to what you don’t know, what…

Continue

COMMAND IS ACHIEVABLE AND REPEATABLE

Posted on April 17, 2019 at 1:02pm 0 Comments

Centering your weight supercharges results

When you make your usual throwing action from a front leg lift ending with your weight centered between your knees, you…

  1. Enhance your throwing arm speed,
  2. Create later ball movement,
  3. Send more pitches directly into your target than ever before and
  4. Challenge every hitter…
Continue

DO YOUR FOOT PLACEMENTS PROMOTE COMMAND?

Posted on April 11, 2019 at 9:19pm 0 Comments

How do you begin your motion?

Before your front foot comes off the ground, you make conscious decisions where you’re going to place your feet.

Your foot placements tell gravity to end your starting position with …

  • Your weight centered over your back foot or
  • Your weight centered between your knees.

Beginning…

Continue

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

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