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The Latest and Works in Progress

I have a bunch of ideas buzzing around in my head and that I have either finished or am working on. As a result, I've created this page to make it easier for people to keep track of everything I'm working on and thinking about. Many of these pieces are available for free, but the ones marked are only available to my clients.

Free Pitching Clinic

The Epidemic

Problematic Positions, Killer Cues, & Deadly Drills

Problematic Movement Patterns

Miscellany

 

Updates to Other Pitching eBooks

Dominant & Durable

Dominant & Durable

I recently completed an...

...to Dominant & Durable and have also made available my...

...which summarizes my findings and is an overview of the secrets and commonalities of the pitching mechanics of the pitchers I study individually...

I know many people are interested in velocity. As a result, I am in the process of putting together an analysis of the pitching mechanics of a group of pitchers I call...

These are pitchers who are capable of throwing 100 mph with what, in my opinion, are clean pitching mechanics that I believe will make them more durable than average. This group includes...

Photographic Studies

I have put together a number of photographic studies.

For Pitching Mechanics 101 Clients

For clients who have purchased Pitching Mechanics 101, I have put together photographic studies of...

For Power Pitching Mechanics Clients

For clients who have purchased Power Pitching Mechanics, I have put together photographic studies of...

Pitching Mechanics 101

Injury prevention is the thing that got me started in the world of pitch and it is the focus of my Pitching Mechanics 101 webbook, which is a supplement to my Pitching Mechanics 101 DVD.

1. Pitching Mechanics 101 DVD  

2. What's the Problem?

3. My Story 

4. How Mariano Rivera (Actually) Threw The Ball 

5. First, Do No Harm
. Injury-Related Pitching Cues
... Linear Stride

6. The Stages of the Pitch
. Revised Baseball Pitching Cycle 

7. Concepts
. Timing
. Separation
. Arm Slot

8. Common Pitching Problems
... Leaving the PAS Foot Behind on the Rubber
... Linear Stride

9. Frequently-Asked Questions
. Increasing Velocity
. Time to the Plate

Power Pitching Mechanics

Once pitchers know how to throw and how to pitch in a safe manner, in Power Pitching Mechanics webbook I get into the thing that everybody wants to buy.

Velocity.

However, my focus is on teaching pitchers how to develop classic velocity that is based on using the body efficiently and as it was designed to move, not velocity that is the result of short-cuts and tricks.

1. My Ideal Pitcher  

2. Concepts
   2.1. Rotation
      2.1.1. Separation
         2.1.1.1. Resisting Movement
      2.1.2. Load and Sweep
         2.1.2.1. Hip Loading
         2.1.2.2. Rotational Stride
   2.2. Timing
   2.3. Arm Action
      2.3.1. Equal and Opposite
   2.4. Arm Slot
      2.4.1. Raising One's Arm Slot
   2.5. Deception
   2.6. Synchronization
      2.6.1. Pitching Arm Side Arm and Knee
   2.7. Kinetic Chain 

3. Beyond Mechanics
   3.1. The Mental Side
      3.1.1. Focus on...
      3.1.2. The Inner Game of Pitching
   3.2. Strategery
      3.2.1. The Most Important Thing a Pitcher Can Do 

4. Pitches and Grips
   4.1. Four-Seam Fastball
   4.2. Two-Seam Fastball
   4.3. Screwball
   4.4. Curveball
   4.5. Cut Fastball
   4.6. Split-Fingered Fastball 

5. Balks & Pickoff Moves
   5.1. The Step-Off "Move"
   5.2. Greg Maddux's Pickoff Move
   5.3. Adam Wainwright's Pickoff Move and The Balk Move 

6. Appendix
   6.1. Framing and Receiving Pitches
   6.2. Using a Hitter's Flaw(s) Against Them

Model Pitchers

One way to learn about pitching mechanics is to study the mechanics of great pitchers and emulate what they do. This page contains links to analyses of the pitching mechanics of some of my favorite pitchers.

Models for Pitching Mechanics 101 Clients

Mariano Rivera had excellent pitching mechanics, from top to bottom.

Retired pitchers who I think had superior pitching mechanics and whose durability was related to their pitching mechanics include...

Models for Power Pitching Mechanics Clients

My go-to pitcher for my advanced pitching mechanics and the pitcher around who I am building my reference model for Power Pitching Mechanics is...

Another active pitcher who I like a lot, but don't rate quite as highly as David Price due some minor glitches of late, is...

These are standard definition clips of two of the best and most durable pitchers of all time.

These are high-definition and high-speed clips of the active pitchers whose pitching mechanics I like the most.

Mixed Bags

These are pitchers who have things to like about their mechanics but who have one or more flaws.

Great Lower Body, but...

These are pitchers whose lower body actions are superior, but who concern me due to their arm actions.

Other Problems

These are other pitchers who have things to like about their mechanics but who concern me for one reason or another.

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