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.
Body Awareness When working with a new student, so much of the skill of pitching comes down to their own personal body awareness. In a round-table discussion, we spend a few minutes discussing the most common issues we see regarding body awareness - as well as the lifelong journey of its development.
There Is A Way That Seems Right One of the bigger challenges we have at FF is an existing perception that permeates the present atmosphere, primarily, in the arena involving the masses of beginning pitchers across the Nation. I say this not to condemn all coaches of beginning pitchers; but to alert everyone that is [...]
Methods of Learning - Lessons From a Black Belt Growing up each of my children were involved in various sports, or physical activities. My kids played team sports like volleyball, softball, soccer, baseball, football, and cheerleading. My son however, found a genuine interest in the Martial Arts and starting learning Tae Kwon Do Karate at the [...]
Walk Before You Run The Fastpitch Foundations team discusses the importance of managing initial expectations when starting your journey. There is no substitute to building from the ground up. Becoming an elite pitcher is a marathon; not a sprint.
Inefficient Efficiency Let me start this out with the statement that I love my kids. As their parent, the lessons that they teach me... have helped me in personal ways beyond any level of description. My discussion of them here is to convey an important message to you... not condemn them in any way!!! You [...]