Learning: The Hansen Principle In this session the Fastpitch Foundations Team explores certain principles of learning and measuring ideas against the best in the world. It's great to have a curiosity into new techniques and ideas, but we should always bounce those ideas against the way the best pitchers' in the world perform. In this [...]
Diversity VS Specificity An interesting conversation between Pat, Rich, and Mike regarding Diversity vs. Specificity. They explore some tough questions regarding pitching, and some insightful experiences they have had with pitching students. Don't forget to use the pause button to take notes!
Intake Assessment During this roundtable, our Team discusses how to assess new students, and the importance of doing a thorough evaluation of each student before establishing an individual course for development. Join Pat, Rich and Mike as they talk about methods they have developed over years of instruction to make this process as efficient and [...]
Difficulties of Unlearning Join Mike & Rich as they discuss situations where they are forced to have their pitching students "unlearn" what they have been doing. Bad Habits are really hard to break, and this video session explores how they deal with this situation.
How Young is Too Young Is it ever too young for an athlete to start pitching? In this short video Mike, Pat, and Rich talk about when young students want to start taking lessons. Do they have the desire & passion to begin this journey.
The Umpire Dilemma Join us as we talk about the challenges of dealing with --- let's call them-- "unique" umpires. There are a number of ways pitchers can react to difficult umpires. Some are healthy and some are not. Join the Fastpitch Foundations Team as they discuss " The Umpire Dilemma". Don't forget to use [...]