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The Physics of Pitchingis a well-rounded and comprehensive study that explores the formula for success in pitching and the secret to staying healthy and injury free. It brings together the expertise of a professional scout and pitching consultant, a former major league pitcher and current pitching coach, a sports orthopedic surgeon, and a strength and conditioning specialist. Step-by-step instruction is combined with a discussion of the fundamentals of pitching mechanics and kinetics, physiology and orthopedics, weight training, and the mental and strategic sides of baseball. Illustrated throughout with step-by-step photography and detailed illustrations of the key mechanics,The Physics of Pitchingis accompanied by an instructional DVD.
Table of Contents
|The Numbers||p. 17|
|'I Think' Teaching vs. Science Teaching||p. 22|
|There Is No Easy Path||p. 30|
|Harnessing Kinetic Energy||p. 40|
|The Seven Key Components of the Delivery||p. 49|
|Rusty Meacham on the Pitches||p. 68|
|Common Faults and Corrections||p. 76|
|Defending Your Position||p. 96|
|Recognizing and Preventing Injury||p. 106|
|Pitching Strategy with Rusty Meacham||p. 116|
|The Mental Challenge||p. 124|
|Health and Medicine|
|What Does the Doctor Say?||p. 131|
|Physical Therapy||p. 148|
|Twenty-first Century Strength and Conditioning for Pitchers by Eric Cressey, MA CSCS||p. 158|
|Choosing Your Post-High School Path||p. 173|
|About the Authors||p. 192|
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