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10
01
2014

Driveline Seminar List for the 2014 Offseason

With the hiring of my new business partner Mike Rathwell, I’ve been able to get a lot more work done on my flagship velocity book and video set (due out December 1st), wrap up a lot of internal research projects, and generally clean house around the facility. We’ve re-upped our lease at...

10
25
2013

The Role of Intent in Increasing Pitching Velocity

The intent to throw hard – the phrase was coined by Paul Nyman. Simple on its face, it is routinely rejected by pitching coaches everywhere from the outright dismissal (“just throw strikes”) to the subtle sabotage (“block with a firm front side”). Intending to throw the...

08
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
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...