The #1 Most Important Youth Pitching Tip Ever
By Coach May
So you want to better at youth pitching? Here are some helpful youth pitching tips to point you in the direction of success.
To be good at youth pitching, you must have the ability to pitch with control.
I don't care how fast you throw, but you must throw strikes. Walks will almost always come back to haunt you!
On my baseball team, the players that pitch will be the players that can throw strikes consistently. Make the other team "earn" their way on base. Throw the ball over the plate and let your teammates help you on defense.
To be good at youth pitching, you must have the ability to pitch with confidence and poise. I want you to know that you're going to get them out. I don't want you standing out there hoping you'll get them out.
To be good at youth pitching, you must have the ability to throw hard.
At this level, throwing hard is not nearly as important as throwing strikes!
It's nice to have a 98-100 MPH fastball, but you gotta throw it for strikes!
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