Pulled from Dan Keller’s presentation at the 2018 ABCA Convention in Indianapolis. This excerpt highlights several key practical tips and tricks for instructors working with pitchers.
MOVEMENTS: THE SECOND PHASE OF INSTRUCTION MOVES “IN BETWEEN” NUMBERS OR POSITIONS. ATHLETES ARE TASKED WITH MOVING AND FEELING IN BETWEEN POSITIONS LEARNED DURING PHASE #1.
- Movement between #1 & 2 = Load
- Movement between #2 & 3 = Explode
- GROUND UP - LEGS FIRST
- LOAD FIRST... THEN EXPLODE
- DISTANCE & DIRECTION ARE KEY - MEASURABLES