Teaching Proper Throwing Mechanics. WSLL—Throwing Mechanics Importance of Teaching Proper Throwing Mechanics While Player is Young Throwing Muscle Memory

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  • Teaching Proper Throwing Mechanics
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  • WSLLThrowing Mechanics Importance of Teaching Proper Throwing Mechanics While Player is Young Throwing Muscle Memory Forms Very Early (6-8 years old) Once Formed it is Extremely Difficult to Change Improper Throwing Mechanics Biggest Problem for Little Leaguers in majors Most Common Reason for not Making High School Team Improper Warm-Up Throwing Majority of Throws for Young Player Reinforcing Wrong Muscle Memory
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  • WSLLThrowing Mechanics The Grip Four Seam Grip
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  • WSLLThrowing Mechanics The Grip Four Seam Grip Center Middle Finger
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  • WSLLThrowing Mechanics The Grip Four Seam Grip Center Middle Finger Thumb Tucked Under
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  • WSLLThrowing Mechanics The Grip Four Seam Grip Center Middle Finger Thumb Tucked Under Three-Finger Grip
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  • WSLLThrowing Mechanics
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  • PRONATION!!!!!!!!!
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  • WSLLThrowing Mechanics PRONATION!!!!!!!!!
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  • WSLLThrowing Mechanics PRONATION!!!!!!!!!
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  • WSLLThrowing Mechanics The natural finish to a straight throw
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  • WSLLThrowing Mechanics
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  • No Warm-Up Throwing!!! Only Throwing Drills Coach Must Watch Flip Drill Throw with Wrist Only Pronate Use Non-throwing Hand to Support Elbow (at least for younger children) Checkpoint Drill Checkpoint Position Throw and Follow Through with Pronation Turn into Throw, not Step into Throw
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  • WSLLThrowing Mechanics Practice Throws No Kidding Around Full Throws Hip/Body Turn Ear Shot Put Throws What Coach Looks For Walk Behind Line Pick Up Rotation Look for Dot Watch from SideSee Follow-Through Hand Position Players Pick Up Each Others Rotations (Lefty) YES NO
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  • WSLLThrowing Mechanics
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  • Other Drills Spinner www.clubK.com Knee Drill Star Drill Relay Drill Skip Step Drill Crow Hop Drill Follow-Throw Drills Only After Turn is Learned
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  • WSLLThrowing Mechanics Curve Balls Never for Children Under 11 Only acceptable rotations: Never Acceptable: (Lefty)