Pitching Mechanics

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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The Cause of Andrew Miller’s Knee Trouble

    We don’t usually talk about lower half injuries in baseball pitchers. It is more like shoulder, elbow, lat, and an occasional blister on a finger. In this article, we…

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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!

The most common problem I see in both online and in person evaluations is a lack of body awareness through the throwing delivery. Many kids are seemingly taught to just…

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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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Baseball Rebellion Pitching Breakdown: Marcus Stroman

Baseball Rebellion Pitching Breakdown: Marcus Stroman Marcus Stroman will most likely be the Toronto Blue Jays opening day starter this year. He was named the MVP of the World Baseball…

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Baseball Rebellion Pitching Breakdown: Matt Harvey and Noah Syndergarrd Spring Training Bullpen

Baseball Rebellion Pitching Breakdown: Matt Harvey & Noah Syndergarrd In this Baseball Rebellion pitching breakdown we look at the New York Mets bigs guns, Matt Harvey and Noah Syndergarrd. I…

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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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Baseball Rebellion Pitching Breakdown: Kenley Jansen

Baseball Rebellion Pitching Breakdown: Kenley Jansen Kenley Jansen is a great example of money well spent in the MLB today. He’s a guy that I see as minimal Risk 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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Baseball Rebellion Pitching Breakdown: Whitey Ford

Baseball Rebellion Pitching Breakdown: Whitey Ford Whitey Ford was a fun pitcher to do a Baseball Rebellion Pitching breakdown on his throwing mechanics. Ford won 236 games for the New York…

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Baseball Rebellion Pitching Breakdown: Shohei Otani

Baseball Rebellion Pitching Breakdown: Shohei Otani Shohei Otani is a 22 year old, Japanese Pacific Leaguer with nasty stuff. His 6’4″ frame helps him throw fastballs at 95 to 100…

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