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Pitching Drills

Which Change-Up Grip is Right For You?

A look at how hand size and intent affect a pitchers ability to throw quality change ups and some alternative change up options for young and old throwers alike.

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Youth Players: Two Finger vs. Three Finger Fastball

YOUTH PLAYERS: Should you be throwing a two finger or three finger fastball? Baseball Rebellion’s Director of Throwing, Kyle Wormington investigates.

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Leg Drive – Initiating Power into Your Pitch

Why is Leg Drive Important? Learning to utilize a proper leg drive is one of the most challenging parts of pitching. Many young pitchers struggle to feel or understand what…

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Space-Savers: Three Indoor Pitching Drills

Improve your Pitching Technique Indoors this Off-season Oftentimes when talking about off-season training, I hear that it’s too cold to get outside or there just isn’t enough time to practice….

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Mastering the Curveball: Mechanics, Spins and Drills

Learning to Throw a Great Curveball Curveball: A pitch that is known for having great break, spin, and movement. A very difficult pitch to hit. Also, my FAVORITE pitch to…

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Pull Down Throws: The Purpose Behind Run and Guns

Check out three reasons why you should have your players doing pull down throws and how it can help increase their arm strength.

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Proper Landing Mechanics for Pitchers

Stride Leg Landing Mechanics To properly understand movements within the pitching motion, we need to first address how the body moves in many other athletic movements. Softball pitching is not…

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Spin Series with Lacey Waldrop: Change-up Drills

Do you want to develop a devastating change-up? Check out Lacey Waldrop’s favorite drills to increase deception and develop consistency.

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"Heel, Toe, Go!" Weight Shift Drill for Pitchers

How to Generate Power and Explosiveness off the Mound One of my favorite things about providing instruction is that there are always several different methods to get the same outcome….

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Spin Series with Lacey Waldrop: Dropball Drills

Four Drills to Improve your Dropball After each initial installment of the Spin Series, I will provide a supplemental article the following week. Each secondary article will contain specific drills…

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Spin Series with Lacey Waldrop: The Dropball

Why is the Dropball an Effective Pitch? As a pitcher, I lived on my dropball. Opposing players and coaches may say that my change-up was my defining pitch, but when…

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One Drill to Improve Rhythm and Timing on the Mound

The Importance of Rhythm and Timing Do you ever pitch and feel like you’re working against your body? Are your arms and legs moving in one direction, or do they…

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