Release Mechanics & Spin Awareness Coach Rich takes a moment out of his busy schedule to share with you an experience he had with a former player - and now, coach. Two of the most important fundamentals in pitching are covered beautifully: recognize how the ball is spinning, and learning to let the ball spin [...]
Breaking Bad: Wrist Flips Fastpitch Foundations will periodically review what we view as inefficient - but prevalent - instruction methods. When doing this, we are not passing judgement on any specific individual - as many of these inefficiencies were items that we used. As we grow into a better version of ourselves, we need to [...]
Choosing the Right College: A Pitcher's Dilemma Several years ago, I had a father of one of my students write me a check for a series of lessons just before his out of state daughter was scheduled to enroll in a major division one college. She also had been awarded a National High School Player [...]
Pitchers Are Players Too Defensive Strategies Pitchers Need to Field Their Positions Most of the content on our Fastpitch Foundations online academy is focused on pitching mechanics, and safe and efficient best practices. There is so much that goes into the mechanics of pitching a softball that we often forget other important aspects of [...]
Finding The Right Coach & The Right Team Join Mike & Rich as they discuss how pitchers can find the right coaches, right travel team, and eventually the right college. They explore ideas on how to do your due-diligence, and find the right fit for you and your daughter.
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 [...]