I saw this and had to share this with you CheckSwing guys. Imagine Tom Emanski today, with all the social media at his finger tips??…
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Why do we make pitching so complicated?
Most coaches are quick to blame everything on pitching mechanics, but very few realize that your ability to throw strikes has very little to do with pitching mechanics!
In fact, it starts with your EYES!
It's true, the first adjustment every pitcher should make is....THE EYES!
You'll be amazed at how quickly this changes things for your pitchers, don't believe me....try it yourself!
Click the link below and SEE for…Continue
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As you all know, I'm always looking for things to write or share here on CheckSwing. There are nearly 8,000 members in our baseball community here on CS. I've had the pleasure of meeting some of you in real life, but most of us communicate here on the site. I feel like I know many of you as you share your background in your CS profile and in our baseball discussions. It's easy to see the personality of a person when they discuss the great game of baseball.
With that, I want…Continue
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Mike Schmidt: Today's hitters don't want much help
By MIKE SCHMIDT, For The Associated Press | August 7, 2014
I just returned from Hall of Fame induction weekend, where I find that my cronies and I are slowly becoming the older generation of the membership.
Most of us are in our 60s, having made our mark on the game in the late 1970s and '80s. Like any club or fraternity, the Hall's…
"We are looking for two things at the tryout, a reason to cut you or a reason to keep you."…
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Three major league scouts were talking over lunch, in…Continue
Published August 4, 2014
At the red brick museum that preserves the history of Little League, each visitor’s trip begins as the organization did, in the backyard of Carl Stotz, a 29-year-old lumber store clerk who, as the story goes, hatched the idea for well-tended, child-sized ballfields after…
The 100-mph-throwing art school kid: An incredible story of a scouting findContinue
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In fact, its so important, it’s the reason…
Why l always chose the 85 MPH pitcher over the 93 MPH pitcher, and would do it again- EVERYTIME!
In today’s Featured Post-Im going to reveal…
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Chaz Lytle Scout Blog - Top 10 Reasons Kids Don't Make the HS Team
6. Understanding the game/ being overwhelmed – It is unfortunate when players become overwhelmed by what they are asked to do. It seems some players become confused about things like run…
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All inclusive player development focused program under the management of Chaz Lytle, MiLB Pittsburgh Pirates Batting Title, UGA All-Time Stolen Base Champ, MLB Scou…
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By LOU PAVLOVICH, JR.
© 2014 Collegiate Baseball
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. — Why isn’t more time spent training the eyes to see pitches better, fielding the ball more cleanly or training pitchers to have more command with more focused vision?
Dr. Bill Harrison, the most renowned…
They all have a room with a view of the big leagues.…Continue
At a certain point in your pitching development, you're going to have to start thinking outside the box if you wish to continue improving.
I’d like to take a moment to dive into some abstract thinking. Generally, when I teach pitching, I start with a 5 phase approach consisting of very basic principals. I wrote a 2 piece series on those 5 phases that can be found…Continue
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