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How To : Coach Young Softball Players to Pitch a Fastball

Softball is essentially the opposite of baseball… but not really. Softball is always associated and stigmatized with weaker pitching, but softball pitchers can pitch just as fast as baseball players. This video will cover the beginning fundamentals to help youth players develo ...more

News : Google Chrome "FastBall" game

Uh, I would have something to say about this except it doesn't seem to be working in my Google Chrome browser. >_< Looks like it's a videogame you play on YouTube? Via ReelSEO.

How To : Throw a slider in baseball

A slider is a pitch that's thrown like a fastball, but then veers off to the side. A well thrown slider can have the batter thinking fastball until its late break, making it one of the hardest pitches for a batter to detect. See how it's done in this video. Throw a slider in b ...more

How To : Throw the 12-6 curveball

This video will show you exactly how to Throw the 12-6 curve-ball. Key thing to keep in mind when practicing your 16-6 curveball: 1. Make sure it throws straight downward, it is an overhand curveball. 2. You should always grip the ball inside of your palm, not just your finge ...more

How To : Throw a Curveball

A curve ball is considered an off-speed pitch and is very effective. You should not throw this pitch if you are not physically mature yet. Around 13 years old is an appropriate age to start throwing one. A curve ball is slower than a fastball and breaks down. It breaks from 12 ...more

Hardest Feat in Sports : The Science of a Penalty Kick

What's harder than returning Nadal's serve, hitting a Clemens fastball or tossing a Manning bros. level touchdown pass? The scientist prove, no matter how you slice it, saving a penalty kick save in soccer may be the most improbable feat in all of sports. The numbers don't al ...more

How To : Throw a good curveball

Kyle Hutchens with Live Strong demonstrates how to throw a good curveball. First grip the baseball on the side where the skinny seams come together. Take a normal pitching stance with one leg back, come through, bend your front leg and snap your wrist down through the ball to ...more

How To : Throw a basic curveball

GiantsMan5 demonstrates how to throw a basic curve-ball. First, don't listen to people who say there's only one way to throw a pitch. Position your fingers on the four seams of the baseball. Unlike a fastball, which you throw straight, to throw a curve-ball, move your wrist in ...more

How To : Grip a baseball with MLB reliever J.J. Putz

There are a lot of different ways to grip a baseball for pitching. This video features one great pitcher, J.J. Putz, explaining the grips he uses for some of his best pitches, including the four-seam fastball, two-seam fastball, and, his personal favorite, the split-finger fas ...more

How To : Throw an eephus pitch in baseball

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to throw eephus pitch in baseball. This pitch is a gimmick pitch and rarely used in any baseball game. There is no certain way to grip it. It is preferably gripped like a fastball pitch. This pitch can be used to catch the hitter off-g ...more

News : YouthSportTravel.com

There is a wonderful site that just launched with the youth sports community in mind. The site is http://YouthSportTravel.com , a collaboration of youth sports coaches and a major online travel brand. They offer arguably the best prices on hotel and motel rooms anywhere. For p ...more

News : Major League pitch!

Take a fastball from a major league pitcher to the nuts.. I mean it is a hit but i dont think a sledgehammer is much worse.. Would have a great affect in 3D

How To : Improve pitching mechanics in baseball

This collection of instructional videos from BaseballRox with baseball player Jeff Pick focuses on proper pitching mechanics with an emphasis on safety in the sport of baseball. This BaseballRox pitching video series focuses on proper pitching mechanics with an emphasis on sa ...more

News : Zappar Pitches Baseball AR Mini-Game for Wise Snacks

Wise Snacks wants baseball fans to reach for potato chips instead of peanuts and Cracker Jacks, and it's calling augmented reality out of the bullpen to close the deal. The snack maker has partnered with two Major League Baseball teams, the Atlanta Braves and the New York Met ...more

How To : Develop Young Pitching Talent in Baseball

Pitching might not come natural to every baseball pitcher. That's why it's important to hone and develop a young pitcher's skills and performance while they're young, because once they learn the fundamentals of pitching great fastballs or curveballs, they'll have greater succe ...more

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