Effective Throwing…

But throwing in itself does not constitute pitching. And this is where the water begins to muddy; i.e., the difference between pitching mechanics and throwing mechanics. In reality, there should be no difference, but more often than not what is deemed as good pitching mechanics is more about defeating the batter than it is about throwing a baseball. Effective throwing …

Chaos theory: Explaining the difference between a 90 mph and 85 mph fastball…

Dynamic systems can exhibit chaotic behavior. (“Chaos Theory” http://www.crystalinks.com/chaos.html). In Figure 2, everything is the same as in Figure 1 except I have changed the length of time that the arm stays flexed. In Figure 2, I am holding the arm flexed for .02 seconds into the simulation. In Figure 3, I am holding the arm flexed for .01 seconds …

Welcome to Swing & Throw Analysis

Welcome to the Swing and Throw Analysis. Swing & Throw Analysis is dedicated specifically to posts dealing with evaluating how the player swings and throws. Posts on this page will deal mainly with players and the analysis of how they swing and throw. Thank you for taking the time to visit here and I hope you will find the information …