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CCA Podcast 017: The Coaches Role in Keeping Pitchers Healthy


In this episode, you will learn:

  • Why pitcher health is so important

  • The risk factors for major throwing related injuries

  • Why showcases can be causing a lot of arm injuries

  • Why 100 pitches may really be 160 or MORE!!!

  • If your players/son should pitch and catch

  • How to manage a pitching staff to minimize late inning offensive surges

  • Common sense actions coaches can take to minimize pitching injuries


Resources mentioned in this show:

  • Complete ThrowingScreen Shot 2015-05-31 at 7.53.22 PM Program for Amateur Pitchers - Sign up for more details on our new throwing program
  • Blog post on pitcher safety - This blog post gives you many of the risk factors and common sense actions coaches can take to prevent pitching injuries. 
  • Throwing a change up tutorial - How to throw three different types of change ups, when to throw change ups, and how to make it a devastating pitch.
  • Pitcher Availability Worksheet - This worksheet gives two common summer ball models, the league play and weekend tournament model, and the weekend tournament model.  How hard is it to follow ASMI pitch guidelines AND cover all your games?  How many pitchers do you really need?
  • Two way players podcast - How to properly handle two way players so their arms stay healthy and strong.


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