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Rocket Launchers Training Camp Saves a Pitching Career, Changes a Life

Everyone Said He Wasn't Good Enough. Then He Made a Phone Call. You can't cookie cut pitcher development but you must have a process!!!! Developing ability in pitcher is an incredibly complex endeavor. Ever pitcher is different--an individual snowflake with his own unique set of attributes and constraints.  So there is no way a one-size-fits all approach can possibly work. But if you're going to develop pitchers, you must have a process for evaluating each guy, and you'll need a tool...

What Caused My Son’s Injury? Questions From a Loving Father

I recently received a very interesting e-mail from the devoted father of a young pitcher here in Florida. He was referred to me by, Kyle Boddy, of Driveline Baseball in Seattle, Washington. Kyle is a very bright and progressive thinking pitching instructor. His ideas are always intriguing, and while we don’t always agree on everything, our approaches are at least in the same ballpark. The father's email (which he also sent to Kyle) was long, thorough, well-conceived and asked many...

Sunday Shine! Keep Polishing the Rock!!!

When I was in high school, I had a very strict curfew. 11:00 pm.  Not 11:10. Not 11:05. Not even 11:01  It was 11:00 pm, and it was non-negotiable.  One minute late and there was heck to pay. At the time, I thought it was unnecessary. I wasn't a big party guy in high school. In fact most of my nights were spent hanging out at my church with friends in my youth group. But still, my mom was very rigid about that curfew. One summer night, I was driving home in my 1972 school bus yellow...

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