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Throwing Patterns

Teaching players how to throw can be frustrating or rewarding.Done properly, is develops players skills, confidence, and love for the game. Done improperly, it may increase the risk of injury and diminish a player's chance to improve in the sport. Austin Wasserman has spent years researching throwing patterns, and exploring ways to teach High Level Throwing patterns. 

The following links are some great introductory videos Austin Wasserman has shared with ONE Softball:
(We suggest watching these videos in order)

1. A Strong Throw Requires More Than Just a Strong Arm
2. Get a Grip! Using the Seams for a Strong Throw
3. Getting Clearance for a Strong and Healthy Throw
4. Keep Hand Behind the Ball
5. Drill-Step & Throwing Arm
6. Lead Leg Stability
7. Get Sync'd Up
8. How the Hips and Trunk Work Together
9. Check Your Arm Angle for a Healthy and Strong Throw


Lead Leg Stability:


Austin working with players:


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