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The Complete Guide to Pitching


Improving balance and momentum will help you on the mound
Before we delve into the nuts and bolts of lower-body mechanics, be sure to note that the lower body—feet, legs, and hips—is directly responsible for the creation of momentum in the delivery.
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Three key concepts to keep in mind while pitching
Every pitcher is constantly wanting to learn another pitch to supplement his arsenal. When I was a kid, I wanted to throw a Nolan Ryan fastball, a Bert Blyleven curveball, a Fernando Valenzuela screwball, a Steve Carlton slider, and a Tommy John changeup.
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Come up with a solid pitching plan by examining pressure zones
Every pitcher should go into a game with a solid plan for how he will pitch based on the strengths of his arsenal coupled with information about the other team.
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Arm strengthening exercises and routines
Through the years, countless exercises, programs, and workouts have been developed for pitchers. Most of these training tools are designed to strengthen the pitching arm, improve durability, and decrease injury.
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The Complete Guide to Pitching
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True to its name, The Complete Guide to Pitching is packed with guidance and instruction on every aspect of pitching. In this book and DVD package, renowned pitching coach Derek Johnson shares his secrets on mechanics, pitch selection, arm care and conditioning, fielding, and mental strategies for dominating the opposition.

© 2013
Book/DVD   272 pages
ISBN-13: 9780736079013



Regular Price: $35.95

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