Outside Arm Pain

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Does the outside part of your arm hurt when you throw? I’m not talking about the bicep or the tricep, but the outside part of the arm when you throw? I have had guys that come to me with arm pain in this location and it can be very debilitating. The problem actually might not…

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Growth Spurts Can Be Dangerous

Texas Pitching Institute, Pitching, Lessons, Instruction, El Paso, Baseball

There are not many better things to see than to work with a young kid, around 12, that is super motivated and determined to be the best. Seeing that kind of dedication and maturity in a player that age is truly exciting about the long term possibilities for that guy on and off the field.…

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Pitchers are NOT athletes!

Texas Pitching Institute, Pitching, Lessons, Instruction, El Paso, Baseball

If you’ve been around the game as long as I have, you have inevitably been told that: Pitchers Are NOT Athletes. As a former pitcher myself, and someone who works daily with many of them, I, unfortunately, would have to agree. I didn’t at first. I used to fight like hell with anyone that told…

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How To Throw A Slider

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In the official rule book for baseball, it states that the strike zone is the following: Rule 2.00: The Strike Zone. The STRIKE ZONE is that area over home plate the upper limit of which is a horizontal line at the midpoint between the top of the shoulders and the top of the uniform pants, and…

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The Power of the “Shake”

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If you’ve never been behind in a count to a hitter STOP READING THIS EMAIL NOW! Still here? Ok, then that means that at some point in your career, you have had more balls than strikes during an at-bat to a hitter. Maybe it was during a time that was a really critical moment in…

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