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Pitching Drills: Key Check Points in the Delivery

Training a pitcher to get into key positions in their delivery is critical if you wish to develop their power and balance.

In the video clip below Coach Mike Woods ( Arizona HS Coach) and Andy Lopez discuss and demonstrate key positions and checkpoints in the delivery as well as show you two drills to help train your a pitcher.

Coach Woods demonstrates two drills:

  1. Touch the ground drill
  2. Chest over the leg drill.

Coach Lopez discusses three key checkpoints in the delivery:

  1. Heavy Front Side
  2. Break of the Hands
  3. Power Position.

These drills and checkpoints are taken from the instructional DVD The Best of Championship Productions: 70 Pitching Drills for BaseballThis DVD contains 70 of the most effective pitching drills available from the nation’s top coaches. Click the link above to learn more.

The YouTube video below has audio, so please make sure that your speakers are turned on and that you have access to the site. Note that some schools block access to YouTube.