Pitching Instructors – Phase #2 / Movements
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.
Dan Keller is a long time member of the American Baseball Coaches Association, and has presented at both the ABCA Barnstormers Tour as well as the national convention. For access to this entire presentation and other fantastic instructional content, visit the ABCA’s Video Center.
- Movement between #1 & 2 = Load
- Movement between #2 & 3 = Explode
- GROUND UP - LEGS FIRST
- LOAD FIRST... THEN EXPLODE
- DISTANCE & DIRECTION ARE KEY - MEASURABLES