Short and Long Arm Action Examined

Short and Long Arm Action Examined

There seems to be a fundamental misunderstanding about what a long or short arm action means for pitching velocity. Neither is inherently good or bad, but let’s dig into each a little bit deeper. First, let’s define short and long arm action. Short arm action is...
Individualizing Back Leg Mechanics: Part 2

Individualizing Back Leg Mechanics: Part 2

In part 1 of this series I discussed the differences between hip and knee dominant back leg approaches and how the athletes who use each differ. In part 2 we’ll discuss how these differences influence the training for each athlete type. While no coach should try to...
Individualizing Back Leg Mechanics: Part 1

Individualizing Back Leg Mechanics: Part 1

Despite what the internet and some coaches may lead you to believe, there is more than one approach to high level pitching mechanics. While the hip hinge and “sitting into the back leg” gets a lot of attention, it is not the only way to throw hard, and it is not the...
This Warm-Up Could Help You Throw Harder Than Ever

This Warm-Up Could Help You Throw Harder Than Ever

In my latest article for Stack.com I wrote about the design and implementation of a warm-up to help pitchers throw at their highest velocity. If you’re interested in learning more about remote or in person training with Tyler Anzmann Performance, contact me...