Steven Ellis'

Youth Pitching Instruction For Ages 7-14

Follow along with Steve's online baseball pitching instruction and help your son learn how to pitch, think and train like a pro!

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Good habits formed early make all the difference

Welcome to I’m a two-time MLB Draft pick and former pitcher in the Chicago Cubs organization. These days, I'm a parent and coach like many of you.

Since 2014, my best-selling TUFFCUFF Jr pitching program has helped more than 16,000 pitchers between the ages of 7-14 improve performance while reducing the risk of injuries.

It was just updated for the 2021 season and is a great pitching guide for little league pitchers. Check it out. I'd love to hear how it's helped you help your son pitch better, too.

Every parent wants basically the same thing for their son during the baseball season – success, fun, improvement and, most importantly, to stay injury free.

This website is aimed at teaching parents of younger pitchers how to pitch and what to look for, so they are confident and can continue to help their son improve his pitching skills.

Ready to get started? Scroll down to learn more about my all-new pitching program for kids, plus find more than a dozen free articles and my popular discussion forum.

Pitching program

Build functional strength the right way. Explore my age-appropriate youth pitching program for pitchers who work hard and don't make excuses.

Pitcher training programs


Improve your pitching with my latest articles on mechanics, velocity, drills, arm care, injury prevention, accuracy, mental toughness, strategy and more!

Pitching articles

Discussion forum

Find answers to your questions about baseball pitching from a community of more than 10,000 pitchers and pitching coaches on the message boards.

Pitching discussion forum

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