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Sep 5th

2012

By admin
Category: Instruction Corner

How To Throw Curveball

To throw a curveball, your grip is important. Usually you’ll want to place your middle finger on the inside a seam. And what you want to do is throw it like a fastball to here, where the elbow and arm form an L, with your arm perpendicular to the ground, and turn your hand in. Read more...

Sep 5th

2012

By admin
Category: Instruction Corner

Shortstop Tasks and Tips

ATTRIBUTES OF A GOOD SHORTSTOP Anticipates all defensive plays that could involve him – Ready to throw to right base or home plate. Stays on top of the ball, with most throws. – Plants his feet and throws over- hand when possible. Works on holding runners close. Charges the ball aggressively especially on topped or Read more...

Sep 5th

2012

By admin
Category: Instruction Corner

“Staying on Top of the Ball – Faults and Fixes”

What does staying on top of the ball mean? In essence, it means “not breaking down” and maintaining the swing at the same plane of the ball. Guys with loops in their swing tend to work under the pitch at contact resulting in a drastically upward swing plane. Staying on top of the ball offers Read more...

Sep 5th

2012

By admin
Category: Instruction Corner

Faults and Fixes to Stay on Top of the Ball

Fault #1- Backside Collapse Backside collapse is a common cause of breaking down and working under the ball. Many times the upper body tilts backwards due to a poor pivot by the back foot. This can sometimes be traced to the weight sitting back on the heels, resulting of failure to get the back hip Read more...


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