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Jered Weaver Swears Off Machines, Increases Fastball Velocity

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Jered Weaver made an unusual adjustment to his routine after starting the season with an 0-2 record. It was unusual in...

Fastpitch Softball Pitching Tips for Beginners

As a parent or coach of a new fastpitch softball pitcher, finding consistent fastpitch softball pitching tips for beginners can be confusing. In this...

Why High School Softball Pitchers Don't Throw Fastballs

There is a trend with fastpitch softball pitching at the high school level where the majority of pitchers do not throw their fastballs in games. A...

Fastpitch Softball Pitching: 7 Keys to Success

There are 6 basic pitches (fastball, change up, drop, curve, screw, rise) that can be learned in fastpitch softball pitching and many variations of...

Improve Your Curveball With These Tips and Drills

Like any other pitch, if you want to improve your curve ball takes dedication and attention to detail.   Grip There are numerous ways to hold the...

How to Throw Harder: 4 Exercises to Gas Up Your Fastball

The game's on the line. The other team's best hitter is at the plate. You peer in for the catcher's sign, twirling the ball between your fingers behind...

Shoulder Capsule Injuries: Training for Prevention

As a baseball player, you use your shoulder for power and strength—to help you pitch those blazing fastballs or throw runners out from anywhere o...

4 Baseball Psychology Secrets from Seattle Mariners Pitcher "King Felix" Hernandez

Want to learn some pitching secrets from a perfect pitcher? On Aug. 15, the Seattle Mariners' Felix Hernandez tossed the 23rd perfect game in Major ...

Intimidating Your Competition

Trash talking on the basketball court; shoving matches after the whistle in football; high-inside fastballs courtesy of ferocious pitchers: intimida...

XProTeX Brings Protection to Batting Gloves

Good news, baseball players. XProTex is bringing new technology to the world of batting gloves. A new sports gear company, XProTex claims to be "...