Proper mechanics is defined by a pitcher in which he can deliver a quality pitch, with a minimum amount of exertion and attain maximum results. If you can achieve this result you will be on your way to being a successful pitcher.
More important than the actual pitch is getting the body in a strong, consistent and balanced posture. Once you attain a sound delivery the rest is easy.
Proper mechanics is defined by a pitcher in which he can deliver a quality pitch, with a minimum amount of exertion and attain maximum results. If you can achieve this result you will be on your way to being a successful pitcher. All of the college and Professional scouts look for different and subjective qualities in which they make their assessments. However, there is one common trait that they all look for: A consistent, effortless, repeatable delivery.
My initial and most important focus is to do just that. Mold and shape each pitcher on their mechanics so that they can effectively deliver a quality pitch. More important than the actual pitch is the hard work that it took to get the body in a strong, consistent and balanced posture in order to deliver that pitch. Once you attain your sound delivery then the rest is easy. Learning how to make the ball move in a variety of ways (i.e. breaking balls, change ups, cutters, etc..) is the easiest thing that I teach.
My goal is simple: One delivery, multitude of pitches.
There are four categories in which I work on.
At Spin Doctor we use a state of the art video processing program that compares you to the best pitchers in the Major Leagues today. You will be able to view your delivery right alongside the likes of Greg Maddux, Curt Schilling, Roger Clemens and many more. It is without a doubt, the best video evaluation program in the market today. With full action video, audio and visual graphics, you can pinpoint the trouble areas in your delivery and address them immediately. Learn more about RightView Pro.
Ranging from $1500 on up, depending on the length of stay (Minimum 5 day stay).
- Price includes the Right View Pro Software client.
- 2 Hours of training daily (not always throwing).
- Mechanics Training.
- Advanced pitches.
- Pick Off drills and moves.
- Mental skill development.
- Conditioning and reaction drills.
- Arm maintenance and stretching/strengthening.
- Pre game programs.
- Weekly preparations.
In just 3 years since the inception of his training center, Line Drives located in Scottsdale Arizona Line Drives Steve has had the oportunity to work with many pitchers of all ages.
"3 of my pitchers were selected in the 2005 amatuer draft"
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In total, Steve has trained over (200) little league all star pitchers, 4 all state high school players, 2 high school pitcher of the years, 25 of his pitchers have gone on to play in college (20 have received scholarships), 3 pitchers were selected in the 2005 amatuer draft, many minor league players and 4 Major League Players. (Ismail Valdez, Huston Street, John Webb, Pete Walker)