with Mike Woods, Hamilton (AZ) HS Head Coach; 3x Arizona High School State Champs (2003, 2004, 2008) and 3x State runner up (2011, 2009, 2005); over 300 career victories; 38 players have gone on to play in college (14 in D1) and 12 have played professionally.
"The name of the game is pitching, and success in this game is directly
dependent upon your pitching staff!"
- Mike Woods, Head Coach Hamilton High School, Chandler AZ. 3x Arizona State
Champions and 2x State Runners-up.
In this essential component of Coaching the High School Player, coach Mike Woods leads you through a step-by-step approach proven to create pitching success by drilling in the finer points.
Woods reveals Hamilton High School's daily progression program for pitchers, a program designed to keep pitchers' arms healthy while training them for consistency. This throwing program employs 11 flat-ground progression drills that key in on the most important elements of throwing mechanics - from head to toe.
Coach Woods also provides valuable insight into training pitchers to throw curve balls correctly and effectively. He shares 4 daily, progressive drills that train everything from grip to delivery. He even reveals a clever "double-ball" training device you can make yourself in minutes and that promotes the most effective 12-6 rotation.
Woods closes the video with his daily-9 pick off drills that will stop runners in their tracks - with back picks, snap throws, inside moves, timing moves, and more. He also demonstrates an ingenious drill that works picks to first, second, and third simultaneously.
Coaching The High School Pitcher is an excellent choice for any coach or player who wants to consistently throw strikes with proper mechanics, keep their throwing arms healthy, and freeze runners on the base paths.
52 minutes. 2011. DVD.
About Coach Woods
Michael Burton Wood (born April 26, 1980, in West Palm Beach, Florida) is a former professional baseball pitcher. He played all or part of five seasons in Major League Baseball, and one in Nippon Professional Baseball, from 2003-08. Woods graduated from Forest Hill Community High School in West Palm Beach, Florida, in 1998 and then went on to attend the University of North Florida. He was drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the tenth round (311th overall) of the 2001 Major League Baseball Draft.
Product Summary: This pitching dvd provides drills and training to help
baseball pitchers at all levels develop the skills they need to be effective in
Editorial Review: Includes relevant and current training techniques for baseball pitchers. Production quality is high and the material is presented in a clear and easy to understand format. Overall Rating: 5.0 out of 5. Sports Nation Video Sales Rank: 2 out of 26 for the category Baseball Pitching DVDs.
Reg Price: $119.97
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