The Complete Guide to Pitching, Enhanced Edition [NOOK Book]

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A great pitching coach not only helps his players improve but also prepares them for success at the next level. Derek Johnson, named college baseball's National Pitching Coach of the Year in 2004 and National Assistant Coach of the Year in 2010, led Vanderbilt University to the College World Series in 2011, led by eight players who would later be selected in the Major League Baseball draft. More than 25 of Johnson's past pitchers have been drafted, including David Price, Sonny Gray, Grayson Gravin, ...

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Overview

A great pitching coach not only helps his players improve but also prepares them for success at the next level. Derek Johnson, named college baseball's National Pitching Coach of the Year in 2004 and National Assistant Coach of the Year in 2010, led Vanderbilt University to the College World Series in 2011, led by eight players who would later be selected in the Major League Baseball draft. More than 25 of Johnson's past pitchers have been drafted, including David Price, Sonny Gray, Grayson Gravin, and Casey Weathers. Entering his first year as the minor league pitching coordinator for the Chicago Cubs, Johnson continues to carve out a name for himself as one of America's top pitching coaches.

In The Complete Guide to Pitching: Enhanced Edition, Johnson offers the expertise that has helped him put together several other tremendous pitching staffs-with numerous other pro prospects-in a special book perfect for pitching coaches and dedicated pitchers from the club level to the minor leagues. Its 60 drills are complemented by 226 full-color photos and 50 video clips. Coverage includes technique, conditioning, and psychological aspects of pitching. Johnson also details the seven principles of successful pitchers that help create the mind-set and mentality of a champion.

Featuring drills, exercises, and Johnson's personal insights as part of his overall plan for pitching, this book shows pitchers how to refine their mechanics, develop new pitches, improve physical conditioning, recognize a hitter's weaknesses, and shut down a running game. Packed with guidance on nearly every aspect of pitching, The Complete Guide to Pitching: Enhanced Edition makes for the most complete pitching resource available.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781450450522
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/2/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 348,759
  • File size: 388 MB
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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 18, 2013

    Awesome

    This book is an awesome find. Derek Johnson did and excellent job of capturing the important area of become a successful pitcher. As a current pitching coach on the college level I would recommend this book to all. It hits on youth, high schools and college aspect. The one thing that's really impressive to me is the fact that there are video to show guided practices of some exercises and drills. It also has a section on the mental aspect of pitching. Having a masters in sport psychology i can say this was very rewarding to see. If your a baseball coach that works with pitchers I 100% recommend this book.

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