What is the Best Arm Slot for Pitchers?

Follow 1 Simple Rule to Find Out

January 29, 2013

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The often-taught coaching concept to throw ‘Over the Top’ produces throwing motions like this:


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But this significantly increases arm stress:

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So a simple rule to follow to find the correct arm slot for a pitcher is:


Make sure their eyes are level at Release Point.


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