Here are 19 exercises to help you throw harder this season: 1 & 2. Push-ups and Push-ups with Swiss ball. Basketball cuff dribble. Plyometric 3-lb med ball exercises. Plyometric 10-lb med ball exercises. 6 & 7. 8 & 9. Front drop back lunge. Medicine ball lateral swing hop.
Push-Ups are perfect for pitchers, because the shoulder blades can move freely (not locked down on a bench), similar to when you throw a ball. Lots of different variations can make Push-Ups more challenging, like Plyo Push-Ups or Push-Ups with resistance from a weighted vest, resistance band or chains.Feb 16, 2012
Ramón Laureano If you don’t yet know the name Ramón Laureano, it’s about time you learn. The Oakland Athletics outfielder is considered by many to sport the best arm in baseball. In 64 games with Triple-A Nashville last season, Laureano racked up 13 outfield assists.Jul 18, 2019
They don’t lift weights: Players don’t do as much weightlifting as you may think. Active and retired players such as the Steelers’ Troy Polamalu, TE Tony Gonzalez, Chargers C Nick Hardwick, QB Drew Brees and even WR Larry Fitzgerald incorporates plyometrics into his daily routine.
According to Kelly, the pectoralis major, lats or latisimus dorsi and the subscapularis are most responsible for velocity during the throw. The pectoralis major, or pec, is the large muscle in the chest, while the lats are the large muscles on each side of your back, directly under your armpits.Nov 16, 2018
“For improving accuracy, a QB needs to throw the football a lot, but he cannot just walk out onto the field and wing it,” Burk said. “It has to be constantly worked, every day. Every throw has to have a purpose. By that I mean quarterbacks should never be just tossing the ball back and…
9 Drills to Improve a Quarterback’s Form Two Knee Drill ( 20 passes) One Knee Drill (20 passes) Feet Parallel Drill (20 passes) Opposite Foot Drill (20 passes) Normal Foot Follow- Through Drill (20 passes) Circle Toss (3 minutes) Down the Line (200 yards) Sprint Out Drill (20 passes)