July 30, 2015

High Level Throwing: Can You Fix My Arm Pattern Problem?

Fixing the arm shape and pattern is very simple if you understand the elements of a high level throw… [more]

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High Level Throwing: Josh Donaldson Slow Motion Throw

These simple warm-up clips are my favorite. This is a low intensity, effortless arm patterns and sequence… [more]

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High Level Throwing: Slow Roller “Run Through” Throws

Courtesy of @noontimegifs. Go follow him on Twitter! This is a necessary play in baseball, so why… [more]

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High Level Throwing: Incorrect Wall Throws vs Correct Wall Throws

Not a big fan of this exercise in general, but if you must incorporate it into your training session,… [more]

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High Level Throwing: Softball Crow Hop Throws

Here's a great display of the outfield crow hop in high-speed. This athlete throws 70MPH+. Actually had… [more]

High Level Throwing: Softball Crow Hop Throws High Level Throwing: Softball Crow Hop Throws

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High Level Throwing: Can You Fix My Arm Pattern Problem?

Fixing the arm shape and pattern is very simple if you understand the elements of a high level throw and actually put time in to work on it. Parents & Coaches are still on the idea of teaching positions in a throw rather than movements through positions. Think about that… When you teach and reinforce […]

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High Level Throwing: Josh Donaldson Slow Motion Throw

These simple warm-up clips are my favorite. This is a low intensity, effortless arm patterns and sequence from Josh Donaldson. This is a fluent, sequential summation of movement. The arm stays down until the lead leg externally rotates and the foot is about to land. You can see the distal humerus (elbow) staying below the […]

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High Level Throwing: Slow Roller “Run Through” Throws

Courtesy of @noontimegifs. Go follow him on Twitter! This is a necessary play in baseball, so why wouldn’t you practice this? Some coaches get mad when an athlete tries to perform this and is immediately scolded. Why? That doesn’t make sense. As a player, I learned this footwork early, when I was 13 years old […]

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High Level Throwing: Incorrect Wall Throws vs Correct Wall Throws

Not a big fan of this exercise in general, but if you must incorporate it into your training session, camp or clinic, you might as well do it using high level throwing patterns and not the L Drill. It’s a simple switch from starting with the ball on the wall to starting with your forearm […]

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High Level Throwing: Softball Crow Hop Throws

Here’s a great display of the outfield crow hop in high-speed. This athlete throws 70MPH+. Actually had her at 74MPH run and gun pull down. A few key points to look at here. Crow Hop Technique The crow hop allows an athlete to gain momentum and direction towards their target. It allows for more energy […]