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Baseball Pitching Mechanics

Learn baseball pitching mechanics from Coach Darren Gurney in this Howcast video.


When considering pitching mechanics, it's imperative that all pitchers get their elbow above the shoulder, get into a good flex-bow or high-cocking position by having their glove side lifted to block the hitter's view of the ball.

Another important technique is to make sure that upon releasing the ball, that you get excellent extension, and extend towards the catcher's glove, and have a flat back posture, a bent-over posture when releasing the baseball.

All pitchers that are effective in doing these techniques will also vary their pitches by utilizing different grips on the baseball, yet having the same arm speed and arm slot for every single pitch that they deliver.

These are different pitching mechanics.

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