July 3, 2015

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]

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High Level Throwing: MLB Players “No Glove Tucks”

I especially like these clips (courtesy of @noontimegifs) because it shows a variety of MLB players allowing… [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 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 […]

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High Level Throwing: MLB Players “No Glove Tucks”

I especially like these clips (courtesy of @noontimegifs) because it shows a variety of MLB players allowing their lead arm to clear during a throw. This means the arm is pulling down and away from the body, allowing the thoracic spine to extend and the trunk to turn back against the hips, creating resistance between […]