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Pitching: Little Things that Matter

Derek Johnson

Associate Baseball Coach Vanderbilt University

Insure your baseball pitcher has the little things taken care of so he can concentrate on the big stuff. From the pre-practice stretch to the focusing eyeballs, here's some things you and your pitcher can work on.

Sweating The Pitching Details

Sweating the details has multiple purposes and having the details in place is the beginning of mental preparation. To get to the meat of this video scrub to the 3:00 in the time window.

Planning and Performance

Your pitchers need to focus entirely on the tasks at hand, from the beginning to the very end. Put the mental parts in order and you'll be able to make more progress in your training session.

Mechanical Pitching Things

You must make sure the mental aspects of a pitcher line up the the mechanical techniques.