Category Archives for Pitching

How to Throw a Changeup

How to Throw a Changeup (4-Step Guide)

The changeup is one of the most basic off-speed pitches that a pitcher can throw. While there are quite a few variations of it, the basic changeup is easy to understand. Most youth pitchers should learn how to throw a changeup right after they learn the fastball. In addition, a changeup doesn’t put as much stress on […]

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How to Throw a Curveball (4-Step Guide)

Next to the fastball, the curveball is the most common type of pitch that is thrown in a game of baseball. It is often the first breaking ball that a pitcher will learn. Unlike a fastball, which travels straight for the most part, a curveball will dive down and to the side as it approaches the plate. This […]

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