Two Essential Pitching Drills for Youth Baseball |

Two Essential Pitching Drills for Youth Baseball

By Dan Blewett | Baseball

Apr 01

It’s tough finding the right pitching drills to give young players. In this article, I’ll show you a handful of the drills that will be perfect for any youth player. These are simple – yet effective – in creating better throwing and pitching mechanics.

Drill #1: Front-Side Punches

This drill teaches how the front side (glove arm) should work.

Drill #2: Rocker Drill

This is a foundational drill that any pitcher should use. It’s a drill I did my entire career, and most pitchers I teach it to use it every single day.

BONUS Video: Grip & Hand Action of the Changeup

If you’re new to teaching the changeup, watch this video. And, for a more complete plan, I recommend taking my free changeup course. It will give you everything you need to know, from start to finish.

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The Fundamentals are Huge!

Use these pitching drills to improve your practice and teach your youth pitchers the fundamentals – it will pay off both in the short and the long run.

And, don’t forget to download your free copy of my curveball guide or take my free changeup course:

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About the Author

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.

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