Articles: Pitching:

The MEW Drill to Help a Thrower’s Arm Path

Baseball Rebellion Pitching Instructor Dave Shinskie introduces the MEW Drill, which helps develop a clean and consistent delivery! Learn the drill!

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A Basic Warm-Up Routine for a Youth Pitcher

When a client (usually a pitcher between the ages of 8-18) comes in for a first-time evaluation at Baseball Rebellion I have them warm up in their normal way they would…

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It’s all in the Hips! The BEST Hip Activation Drill for Throwers

This is a drill that helps activate the hips and create awareness of how to use your lower half into a throw.  Some kids have trouble with the movement shown…

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Stop Pushing The Ball And Throwing Sidearm!

Former Baseball Rebellion instructor Dave Shinskie explains why throwing side arm can be bad for youth pitchers and how to change their delivery!

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Monitoring Mechanics In A Velocity Program

Monitoring Mechanics In A Velocity Program As with most things, there are varying opinions on what makes a successful pitcher. The current generation of players and coaches seems to have a sort of tunnel vision…

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Prowler Pull Your Way to More Velocity

Prowler Pull Your Way to More Velocity There is a common misconception that “pushing off the rubber” helps pitchers throw faster. Many pitching instructors still teach this flawed use of…

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46ft to 60ft 6in: Making The Transition

“My son is going to be moving back to 60’6″ and I am worried about his arm health. What is the best thing we can do?”  This question has come…

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Proper Front Side Pitching Mechanics

Proper Front Side Pitching Mechanics Have you ever wondered how to use the front half of your body properly through your pitching delivery? In this Baseball Rebellion article I explain the optimal way…

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Pitchers, How & Why to add an Old School Leg Kick to your Delivery

Pitchers, How & Why to add an “Old School” Leg Kick to your Delivery! There are a few points in a pitchers delivery that can be looked at as being…

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A Great Pitcher Needs One “HEEL” Of A Landing

Once upon a time I used to have the words “ball foot to ball foot” as my screensaver on my computer. At the time, I was a freshman at George…

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Should Pitchers Push Off The Rubber?

Before I explore the reasons a pitcher should push or not push off the rubber, I would like you to answer the question below so I can gauge where most…

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