The Pitching Secrets Podcast

The Pitching Secrets Podcast

Hosted by: Andy Powers

Welcome to The Pitching Secrets Podcast! This show is designed with the parent of a baseball player in mind, who wants to learn more about the intricacies of the game of baseball and being a pitcher, while still...


The Fireman

Episode #61

If you are fortunate enough to have a Fireman on your staff, you are blessed.   In today's episode I'll explain the role of the Fireman and why it is a critical spot in your pitching staff....even if they aren't a...
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Bomb Squad

Episode #60

In today's episode, I'm going to share with you a strategy that I used when I was coaching teams that made a huge difference in the overall ability of the team, as well as the individual development of the players. I...
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Episode #59

In today's episode, I'm going to talk about something that involves the whole least the infielders....but it still includes the pitchers as well.  And not only that, but it's something that can be the...
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What To Do When Your Pitching Staff Struggles

Episode #58

Last week I received a call from a High School Coach I've worked with over the past several years who does a phenomenal job...but his staff was recently struggling.   The bullpens, daily routines, practices, arm care,...
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How Long Should Your Daily Routine Take?

Episode #57

One of my College Coaching clients called me because he didn't like the way things are going with his pitchers during their pre-practice, daily routine. He felt that things were way too loose and relaxed..especially...
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The Responsibility of a Pitching Coach

Episode #56

I was talking with my mentor the other day and he shared with me a philosophy on the role of a Pitching Coach that I thought was so well articulated and easy to understand, that I just knew I had to share it with you...
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How To Solve Early Season Arm Pain

Episode #55

The start of the Spring Season is around the corner for us and that means that many, MANY players at all levels are getting ready to start being bothered and affected by arm pain when they throw. In this episode, I'll...
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Is It Time To Update Your Map?

Episode #54

Sometimes we just DON'T have the BEST way....   Even though our way has been just fine....very successful and it's what we know....   Maybe there are things that could be better.   In this episode, I'll take you back...
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Lower Half Connection Hack

Episode #53

I'm sure you know how important the lower half is to a pitcher.   So the real question the pitcher getting everything out of his lower half?   Or is he "Disconnecting" too early and losing everything he's got...
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Dealing With Criticism

Episode #52

If you are going to be a coach and put yourself in a position of are going to take some heat from time to time.   But having that responsibility of being that guide, mentor and leader is not for...
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How My 7 Year Old Reminded Me Of The Most Basic Skill That Will Win More Games

Episode #51

I was at my 7 year old, Chase's, game the other day and watched two teams play two different games at the same time!   One team was all over the place and the other was very well composed and knew what they were...
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The Meltdown Continues! An In-Depth Conversation With "The Anti-Iceman", Gary Reinl

Episode #50

Anyone that has followed me for a while knows how I feel about the use of ice as a recovery and therapeutic tool.   There are few people out there that are able to articulate why ice is a bad thing for pitchers to do...
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