Baseball throwing drills that develop the correct arm action
Baseball throwing drills may be the only chance kids have of changing their natural throwing patterns.
There is nothing more important for youth ballplayers than being able to throw a baseball with speed and accuracy, especially with major league field dimensions approaching at the high school level. In all my years of coaching baseball, rarely have I seen players capable of changing their throwing motion after a few years of incorrect throwing mechanics. It is necessary to develop correct throwing habits at a young age to develop arm strength and to avoid arm injury. The following baseball throwing drills will develop good mechanics, which leads to speed, accuracy, and freedom from injury.
Baseball Throwing Drills for Correct Throwing Mechanics
as possible. Controlling the release of the flipped ball, so they do not have to chase the ball after flipping it, is the goal. With practice, players should try to flip it higher and higher in the same manner. Of course, this drill also works on a player’s knee while flipping the ball to a partner, a wall, or a backstop at a short distance. Both drills will develop a fingertip feel for the ball, which is necessary for accuracy. In addition, the faster the rotation on the ball with the correct backspin, the better and it will help speed. Attention to detail, so thrower’ elbow is shoulder height is essential.