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PITCHING STRATEGY FACTS

1. UMPIRES HAVE DIFFERENT STRIKE ZONES, FIND IT IN THE FIRST INNING!

2. MOST HITS OCCUR WHEN THE PITCHER IS BEHIND IN THE COUNT, STAY AHEAD!

3. MANY COACHES HAVE THE BATTER TAKE THE FIRST PITCH, THROW DOWN THE MIDDLE!

4. MOST STRIKEOUTS OCCUR WITH AN 0-2 OR 1-2 COUNT, STAY AHEAD!

5. BATTERS SWING AT ANYTHING CLOSE WHEN THEY HAVE TWO STRIKES ON THEM, USE A WASTE PITCH !

6. THE BEST BATTERS ARE AGGRESSIVE AT THE PLATE, WASTE PITCHES AND CHANGE UPS WILL WORK!

7. MOST PITCHERS DO NOT THROW CHANGE UPS WELL, PRACTICE!

8. MOST PITCHERS AND CATCHERS DO NOT KNOW HOW TO WORK WITH THE UMPIRE, LEARN!

9. MOST CATCHERS DO NOT KNOW HOW TO CALL A GAME, LEARN!

10. CATCHERS DO NOT LOOK AT BATTERS POSITION AND STANCE, LOOK!

11. WHILE COACHES MAY KNOW A LOT ABOUT MOST ASPECTS OF THE GAME, THEY KNOW LITTLE ABOUT PITCHING, LEARN!

12. PITCHING HAS BEEN OVERLOOKED AND MANY AREAS HAVE NOT CHANGED FROM SLOWPITCH TO FASTPITCH BECAUSE OF THIS!

13. ALL EXCELLENT PITCHERS HAVE PITCHING COACHES, SEPARATE FROM THE TEAM COACH, WORK WITH THE PITCHING COACHES TO LEARN!

 




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