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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.


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.


Pitching Out Of The Stretch: 9 Tips For Controlling Runners