How Do You Maintain Proper Pitching Mechanics And Technique With Curveball And Changeup?
Learn how to grip a changeup and Curveball and throw them for strikes To make it to a higher level in baseball, a pitcher should have three great pitches, not necessarily a “best pitch”, but three outstanding pitches he can throw for strikes on any given day. This allows the pitcher to dominate his opponents with a good change of speed and great movement. If a pitcher can throw three outstanding pitches to two locations it keeps the hitter off balance, keeps them guessing and improves the chances of the pitcher getting the win and making a habit of it. Before I share information on pitching grips; understand the ratio of pitches thrown. 60-65% fastballs 15-20% curveballs and 20-25% change-ups. Here are a few examples of some of the most effective pitches. Pitching Grip: four-seam fastball Place your index and middle finger over the “horseshoe” of the baseball. Thumb and middle finger split the baseball in half; so your thumb should be placed directly under your middle finger. Don’t gri