Athletic Director Central Alabama Community College
An explosive pitcher can be developed with a sound strength and flixiblity program. This video series covers some proven techniques that you can incorporate at any level to make your pitchers explosive.
A philosophy of warming up to throw not throw to warm up is the idea behind this warm up process.
Moving to a more active flexibility program that quickly gets the pitchers body ready to throw.
Tubing exercises should be total body exercises and here's some sample exercises you can incorporate into your warm-up program.
Using a weighted ball to exercise the arm and develop good arm action for your pitchers.
Using a small trampoline to help develop your pitchers true arm action the trampoline is a great tool. Then, the throwing drill begin to help develop strength and flexibility with the pitching motion.
More throwing drills that start the pitchers reducing the distances they are throwing then moving them back again.
Functional strength training develops strength while working or rhythm and balance.
Using a medicine ball builds strength and by recording the reps, you'll have an instant indication of improvement or goofing off.
More body movement that helps build functional strength in your pitchers with drills that move into strength training that helps build and explosive pitcher.