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Best Tips For Baseball Workouts

  Working out for baseball requires a good plan. This is a new series on Baseball Brains where we will lay out the keys to developing a good plan for baseball workouts.   Like many of the most important parts of rising to a high level in baseball, it all starts with a […]

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One Of Our Best Hitting Drills

This hitting drill is from our Colored Ball Drills eBook, available here for $10 or free for our members. HITTING DRILL #3: SHORT TOSS WITH TEE Set up a tee on the outside of the plate, and set up a screen for front toss about 15 feet or so from the hitter. […]

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Tips To Prevent Pitching Injuries

You can’t reduce the risk of pitching injuries to zero. We are huge believers in healthy arms, and everything we do is based on the principle that good health is priority number one.  Having said that, there will always be a risk involved in pitching from a mound, especially when high velocities […]

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Drills For Pitching: Quarterbacks

  We’re always looking for great pitching drills. Wherever we are, whatever we’re doing, our eyes and ears are open for new ideas about how to make pitchers better.  One great set of drills that we use for pitchers is called quarterbacks.  It’s no secret where it got its’ name and it’s […]

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Top 5 Tips For Pitchers In The Bullpen

Do More Than Just Throw Pitches In The Bullpen   There are far too many pitches being thrown in the bullpen that don’t have any real purpose.  Sure, pitchers are throwing various pitches and attempting to locate them in the zone, but that is not close to enough for anybody who desires […]

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How To Strengthen Your Core For Baseball

Strengthen Your Core For Baseball The core of the body can be defined many ways, but the important thing to remember for baseball players is that it is what every athletic move you make revolves around.  The ability to stay stacked between your legs when you’re heading to a ground ball, generate […]

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Become Your Own Best Baseball Coach

There Is Not Better Coach For You…Than You There are most certainly two different schools of thought when it comes to training amateur baseball players. On one side you have baseball coaches who want the players to work on the physical skills of the game only.  These baseball coaches believe players should not […]

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Interview With Brent Pourciau from Top Velocity

The following is an interview with Coach Brent Pourciau from Top Velocity.  Brent is a certified USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach and Biomechanics analyst for all ages of pitchers, including MLB. Please follow us on Twitter as well so that you can be updated in real time as we post new articles […]

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Improve Pitching Mechanics – Leading With The Hips

Better Pitching Mechanics In our pursuit of improved pitching mechanics, this article will highlight one critical component that happens right at the beginning of the motion.  The way we begin our motion will really tell the story of what our pitching mechanics look like all the way through.  In order to be […]

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How To Increase SPEED On The Baseball Field

  Don’t Just Practice What You’re Already Good At, Eliminate Weakness All coaches want their players to continually get better as the season progresses. I think that’s basically accepted as a universal coaching truth. Unfortunately, a lot of coaches do not run their team in a way that actually makes that possible. […]

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