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16
2013

Disconnected Pitching Mechanics – A Good Thing?

With the proliferation of tools like the our PlyoCare balls (a daily training tool for us) and the writings of Paul Nyman’s PCR methods (Posture-Connection-Rotation), it’s also been widely accepted that a disconnected delivery is a bad thing–and the rise of “Connection Balls...

09
15
2011

Has Stephen Strasburg Changed His Pitching Mechanics?

Let’s take a look: Nope. Sure doesn’t look like it based on 30 FPS video, even when you compare a changeup (left, 2010) to a four-seam fastball (right, 2011). The “falling off” you see on the left is simply him chasing the ground ball Ryan Howard hit to Strasburg’s left...

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08
2011

Why it’s Called the "Inverted W" and Not the "M"

“Why is it the Inverted W? Isn’t it just an M?” This is an age-old question that gets asked pretty much every time I see it on a blog or messageboard that’s unfamiliar with the history of the term – “Inverted W.” So let’s get this out of the way...