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By Bob Bennett

One of many winningest department I coaches of all time brings you over a hundred useful, easy-to-teach pitching drills to assist coaches increase pitching excellence in avid gamers of all age teams. Covers lower-, middle-, and upper-body mechanics drills, drills for making improvements to pace and regulate, fielding abilities, pickoff strikes, warming up and conditioning, or even drills for correcting universal flaws. Dozens of photos and representation accompany the easy-to-understand textual content.

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On each hop step, he should place his push-off foot in the proper push-off-foot position. On each hop step, the push-off-foot toe should precede the heel of that foot. Furthermore, on each hop step, the pitcher's weight should be brought to the inside of and on the ball of his push-off foot. Careful attention should be paid to the pitcher maintaining proper control and balance of his body during each hop step. , he should take command of his push-off foot). Page 25 Drill #9: Hop on the Stride Foot Objective: To enhance the ability of the pitcher to stride properly.

In turn, they help to create improvement and commitment in the pitcher. Before he studies the pitching system his coach is employing, the pitcher should understand the language that will be used. This language will be his vehicle for knowledge. Short statements or words that are clearly understood serve to get the message across to him quickly. Many times, a good explanation is one that is short and to the point. If the pitcher is only slightly off course, he may require only a phrase or a word to right him.

Separation of hands. This term deals with the separation of the pitcher's hands in both the stretch and the windup positions. The separation is also referred to as the breaking of the hands. The pitcher should develop a consistent point for his separation. This point should be the same from both the windup and the stretch. This consistency is important to his throw, because it really marks the beginning of his throwing motion. Page 12 Soft out of the glove. This term describes how the pitcher's hands should properly separate.

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