It is commonly acknowledged that the hardest thing to do in sports is hit a baseball. Hall of Famer Ted Williams was quoted as saying "I think without question the hardest single thing to do in sports is to hit a baseball. A .300 hitter, that rarest of breeds these days, goes through life with the certainty that he will fail at his job seven out of ten times."
And the consensus of the pros is that the curveball is the toughest pitch to hit.
Sounds daunting to attempt to build proficiency at the toughest feat in all of sports. But the good news is that hitting a curveball can be learned the same way any skill is learned - good mechanics and repetition.
Let's start with mechanics. There are books written on this subject but let's keep it simple. Here are three quick tips on how to hit a curveball:
How to hit a Curveball
It is Super Bowl Week and this Sunday the Rams face the Patriots. These teams and players have put in the work together and individually and now it is time all the reps and drills to pay off at the highest level.
While there is no substitute for hard work, there is also no substitute for great tools.
One tool that trains thousands of players is the First Pitch Quarterback Machine. This machine allows the user to quickly improve their football skills. There are several benefits to using the machine, starting with the amazing features it offers. First, there are adjustable legs, so you can customize it to the person using it. Second, there are no tools required. Third, the machine throws a perfect spiral every time so you can count on it to be consistent.
With high school and college football season quickly coming to a close, we are forced to evaluate our teams, players, and coaches. We look at the winners and the losers and the statistics of the season. The teams moving into the postseason share several statistics. Obviously, they have a better overall win and loss statistic, but how do they get to that point? Is it the coach? Is it the overall camaraderie? What players make or break a team?
The game of Cricket is no different from any of the mainstream sports when it comes to trying to be the best. You have to practice just as hard if you want to reach all your personal and team goals. However, how can one be the best Cricket player they can be when they are only able to practice when the field is open or when they have two full teams to play a game with? Waiting is for the birds and with our new state of the art Cricket Bowling Machine, we can help you gain a competitive advantage as you could practice far more than the competition.
The First Pitch Playmaker Soccer Ball Machine allows soccer players to perfect their soccer skills. Offering the power, flexibility, and durability that ensures all players reach their potential – the Playmaker machine can simulate both shots and passes in a variety of drills and settings. Rolling on two tires, you can use #3, #4, and #5 soccer balls in the soccer ball machine.