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Can You Train Spin Rate?

Last week I sent out an email called “Your Ticket To Opportunity”. The response I got was exactly as I thought it would be. The number one question that came across my desk was: “How do you teach spin rate?” Well, the short answer (for now anyway) is this: No one knows… yet. I have spoken to Trevor Bauer (who owns a personal TrackMan), Wes Johnson, and Flint Wallace. Like me, they are all looking for ways to increase spin rate. Spin rate is a measure of how...

Is Your Collegiate Summer League a Waste of Time?

Earlier today I got a calls from 3 pitchers from a Top 20 Division 1 baseball program. In Lieu of summer ball these guys, upon the advice of their pitching coach, have decided to attend our Summer Rocketeer Training Program. These guys and their coach really get it! I know I'll catch a lot of flack for this, but here it is... Collegiate Summer League games for pitchers are often a waste of time. Yep... There it is. It's really the same trap that younger travel ball...

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