How to Increase Pitching Speed

When working to increase pitching speed, in fast pitch, there are a lot of factors that we have to take into consideration. Some of the main factors, though are the amount of snap that I can put on the ball which means how much spin i can create when I snap and release the ball. One of the other main factors is how quickly and how fast i can create arm speed in my windmill. The quicker I can get this arm to spin around, the better the snap, the more the velocity I can get on the ball. The other important factor is how well I can use my lower body. I have to learn how to drive with my legs and my hips to create power and positive movement towards the home plate. In order to increase spin, and snap, i want to have a good grip on the ball, which is always, typically a four seam grip. A four seam grip means that when one ball rotation completes, four seams are going to be parallel to the ground.

Peter A Soto is a Black Belt with more than 20 years of experience, athlete, teacher and webmaster. Based in the city of San Diego, California.

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