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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
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When you make your usual throwing action from a front leg lift ending with your weight centered between your knees, you…
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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 …
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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…Continue
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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,…Continue
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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.
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Once you tilt your core, your body uses your arms to bring your core back to vertical.
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.…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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.
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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.
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When you do your normal delivery in slow-motion, one of two things happen. Either …
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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
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How your body produces results.
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When a Pitcher or Coach doesn’t know the rules, they use their experience, beliefs and acquired knowledge to…Continue
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