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How Pitchers Actually Hit Their Spots Using Target Alignment

By Dan Blewett | Baseball

May 14

Everyone knows that being repeatable as a pitcher is critical to throwing strikes, going deep into games and making quality pitches. But pitching mechanics and repeatability are just part of the equation. Once a pitcher is repeatable, how does he actually get the ball to go to one spot rather than another? And how what does he do to make adjustments? Enter: the pitching target alignment system of the eyes, shoulder and chest. 

How Pitchers Actually Hit Their Spots

Check out the video below to see what I mean about locking your eyes, then moving shoulder and chest to target.

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Dan Blewett is a former pro pitcher, 2x All-Star, owner of Warbird Academy and the Warbird Senators Baseball organization. He writes for numerous fitness websites and published his first book in 2013. Follow Dan on Instagram as he shares stories from his playing career.