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Title:
Pitching from the ground up
Author:
Bennett, Bob.
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Publication Information:
Champaign, IL : Coaches Choice Books, [1997]

©1997
Physical Description:
223 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781571670762
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

This book is written in a simple and plain style that can be understood by pitchers and pitching coaches at all levels. The aim is to offer a pitching system. This will help those who are presently using the 'hit and miss' system. The pitching system developed in this book can be used for pitchers at all levels and ages. Contents: The Pitching Delivery; Stretch Position; A System for Teaching Pitching Mechanics; Step-by-Step Approach; Pitching Drills; Dry-Run Pitching; Developing Pitches; Teaching Tools; Velocity; Control; Gamesmanship; Fit to Pitch; Care and Conditioning of the Arm.


Table of Contents

Forewordp. 3
Acknowledgmentsp. 4
Introductionp. 7
Chapter 1 The Pitching Deliveryp. 11
Chapter 2 Stretch Positionp. 39
Chapter 3 A System Of Teaching Pitching Mechanicsp. 49
Chapter 4 Step-By-Step Approachp. 63
Chapter 5 Pitching Drillsp. 71
Chapter 6 Dry-Run Pitchingp. 93
Chapter 7 Developing Pitchesp. 111
Chapter 8 Teaching Toolsp. 125
Chapter 9 Velocityp. 135
Chapter 10 Controlp. 153
Chapter 11 Gamesmanshipp. 167
Chapter 12 Fit to Pitchp. 181
Chapter 13 Care And Conditioning Of The Armp. 189
Appendix Ap. 205
Conclusionp. 221
About the Authorp. 223