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An instructional blog for youth pitchers and coaches by two-time MLB Draft pick and former Chicago Cubs pitching pro Steven Ellis.

8 Ways To Prevent Pitching Arm Injuries Nothing is more important than helping our kids pitch safe and stay healthy.


Why Are There More Pitching Injuries Than Ever?


13 Surprising Causes Of Poor Pitching Control Here's a hint: It's probably your pitching mechanics.


Why Starting Pitchers Should Take The First Inning More Seriously More runs are scored in the first inning than any other, according to MLB stats.


8-Step Pre-Game Routine For Pitchers Having a good pre-game pitching routine is essential for success on the mound.


4 Coaching Tips For Improving Pitching Mechanics Learn how to develop a quality delivery like MLB pitcher Chris Sale.


2 Quick Fixes For Those Days When Your Pitches Aren’t Working It happens to the best of us. Here's what to do about it.


11 Life Lessons For Baseball Pitchers Here's a little perspective from a high school coach on how the 'real world' works.


4 Pitching Mechanics Techniques Seen In Elite Pitchers Here's a hint: Arm action. Arm action. Arm action. Arm action.


12 Best Rotator Cuff Exercises For Baseball Pitchers Here's a closer look at MLB pitcher Jake Arrieta's arm care routine.