Sometimes the world of baseball can be so traditional, it can’t see or fix problems that can and have been corrected in the real world. Today I want to look at accepted throwing techniques and how similar they look compared to exercises athletes avoid.
It’s a term that has gained a lot of momentum over the past few years. Many say it (like to use Greg Maddux as the example) , few understand what it really means, and even less than that know that it’s completely a waste of a “strategy.” (I’ve got proof too…)
What does a former quarterback know about throwing a baseball? More than you’d think! Plus, he brings up a few great points very few if any baseball instructor (besides me!) even knows is the right way to let it fly.
Tommy John Surgery has come a long way, but you’re kidding yourself if you think it permanently fixes the problem, or is as simple as an oil change.
He’s had his share of injuries, so some people will call him injury-prone. He may be, but his last injury was no accident, and two parts of his delivery could have been corrected to prevent Zumaya from breaking his elbow throwing a baseball.