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5 Tools That Play Baseball

    5 Tools That Play Baseball We have all heard about the rarity of a 5 tool player.  Scouts spend countless hours scouring the globe for that diamond in the rough.  Below is a list of players that fall 4 tools short but none the less, bring their tool to every single game.   Skinny Tool This guy is ...

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Crash Test Pitching Mechanics

What does a car crash test have to do with pitching mechanics? One of the most important requirements of good pitching mechanics is how the body and arm work to generate, shift, and exert energy.  I use the analogy of a crash test to demonstrate how the body starts, builds up, and releases its energy.  By no means am I ...

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The Fear Field

Parents and Coaches, Sometimes the words we use and our approach to coaching can make players get defensive (not in a good way).   It is natural to have these thoughts (see picture) at some point as a baseball player.  There is a pretty good chance you thought them yourselves.  You may even think them now while watching your son ...

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Up and In – Down and Out…

What goes through the mind of a pitcher prior to hitting (on accident) one of the best hitters to ever play the game?  Well, let me tell you what went through mine before, during, and after. In 2004 I was a rookie at the young age of 28.  I had fought my way through the minor leagues and was making ...

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Evolution Of A Submarine Pitcher

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Is it possible to plan your baseball future?

Everybody loves a good game plan.  Put all our ducks in a row and just knock em down one at a time.   Make the youth team, make the all-star team, make the freshman/JV team, make varsity, get a scholarship, get drafted in the first round, spend a couple days in the minor leagues, get called up, dominate in the ...

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Pitchers – Learn A Nasty Curveball And Dominate!

^^ CLICK THE PICTURE FOR SPIN ^^ Want to learn the right mechanics and technique to help avoid injury? Have a big tournament this weekend and your looking for an edge? Are you a parent looking for the best information for your son to learn how throw a curveball? Trying to make a team at a tryout or camp? Are you tired of being overlooked ...

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