Pitching Mechanics

The Importance of the Pitcher-Catcher Relationship

The relationship between the pitcher and catcher is very important. Learn how to make sure you are on the same page with the best ways to give signs.

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A Must Read for Youth Baseball Coaches and Parents

Are you a youth baseball coach or parent? This article details how youth coaches can learn to properly teach mechanics with the help of professionals.

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Important Vs Vital: A Pitcher’s View

Baseball Rebellion’s lead pitching instructor, Dave Shinskie, talks about what is important vs what is vital when it comes to pitching at ALL levels.

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Band-Separation Rotation Drill for Pitchers

Dave Shinskie, Baseball Rebellion’s Lead Pitching Instructor, takes us through the band separation drill for pitchers This is an advanced drill using the Rebel’s Rack Bands or any band that…

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Can’t Go Outside? Find a Mirror and Improve Your Pitching Mechanics

Bad Weather? No Problem. Baseball Rebellion’s Dave Shinskie Shows YOU How a Mirror Can Help Improve Your Offseason Work and Breaks Down How He Handle’s Today’s Youth Culture Today’s Youth…

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Fundamental Flaws of the Up, Down, and Out Delivery

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BP Throwing Case Study: Tyler Zupcic (Baseball Rebellion Employee)

BP Throwing Case Study: Tyler Zupcic Baseball Rebellion Hitting Instructor Tyler Zupcic came to me with a throwing problem. He was complaining about shoulder pain, that had now moved down…

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Baseball Rebellion Pitching Breakdown: Patrick Corbin

  Dave Shinskie, the Lead Pitching Instructor at Baseball Rebellion, breaks down Arizona Diamondbacks ace pitcher Patrick Corbin. Dave takes us through the pitching mechanics and pitch selection that has…

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Don’t PUSH it Pitchers! DRIVE to Thrive!

Dave Shinski discusses how to use the lower half of your body more efficiently in the pitching delivery. When evaluating a pitcher for the first time it’s important to consider a series of simple questions. One of those questions is, “have you ever heard any coaches or instructors use cue words when working with you?” There are many responses from kids and parents when I bring this question up, but one of the most common responses from my young pitchers is that the coach is telling them to “push off the rubber” to generate lower half power.

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Baseball Rebellion Position Player Case Study: Jacob W. 76 to 91mph

For my first case study since I have been at Baseball Rebellion I’m going to look at 17-year-old high school junior Jacob W.. Jacob and his parents make the two…

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Arm Swing Separation Drill With Band Resistance

#ThirtySecondLesson This past week I tweeted a quick drill without going too far in depth into why we do the drill and what it is for. I use this drill…

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Does Your Youth Pitcher Keep Missing the Strike Zone with Their Fastball? Slider Spin May Be Why!

Identifying Slider Spin Does your son or daughter have slider spin when throwing a fastball? A common problem in youth baseball is not informing kids that slider spin on a…

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