Includes bibliographical references (page 257) and index.
The science of pitching. Foundation ; Pre-mechanics ; Upper-body mechanics ; Lower-body mechanics and finish -- The art of pitching. Developing an arsenal ; The role of the catcher ; Pitching with a plan ; Fielding the position ; The mental game -- Conditioning for pitching. Arm strength and injury prevention ; Total-body conditioning for pitchers ; In-season throwing routines ; Year-round programming.