Pitching Mechanics

Baseball Rebellion Case Study: A Young Lefty’s rRemarkable Improvement

Chas and I had a discussion recently regarding many of our students both in person and online.  Last week, Chas wrote about one of his younger students Henry and how…

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Bad Weather, No Mound, No Excuses: Find a Mirror and Practice Your Pitching Delivery.

Pitchers, I always know the student who has been practicing his delivery and the one who has not.  It’s impossible to fool me.  I can tell within the first 5…

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THE BIRTH OF MODERN PITCHING MECHANICS: TOM HOUSE AND NOLAN RYAN

If you’re a pitcher born after the year 1980, you have grown up in the era of Modern Pitching Mechanics.   The birth of the modern delivery dates back to…

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Tommy John Surgery: Are pitchers a ticking time bomb?

According to bleacherreport.com, out of the 360 pitchers that started the season on the active Major League roster, 124 of them have had to undergo Tommy John Surgery.  Sadly, the…

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Twitter Conversation with MLB Pitcher Reveals…

My name is Chas Pippitt and I am the Leader of the Baseball Rebellion.  On on June 28th, I was sitting at my computer, and I happened to glance at…

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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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Avoid This Common Drill or Your Fastball May Wind Up In The Trees!!

One of the most commonly used verbal pitching cues is for an instructor  to say “chest to glove”.  The cue is designed to promote proper shoulder and trunk rotation into the…

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The Yin Yang of Baseball: The Complementary and Combative Nature of Pitchers and Hitters

The way we teach the art of pitching and hitting here at Baseball Rebellion, can be easily characterized as the Yin Yang effect of seemingly opposing forces that have components of each…

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Case Study #1: Consistency at 10 years old??

Is it possible that a 10 year old kid could be the most consistent pitcher I have in my program?  The answer is YES!  After I finished part 3 of…

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