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Instagram FAQ’s

Instagram FAQ’s

For those that follow me on Instagram know that I enjoy doing Q&A’s as much as possible. I wanted to create a page for all the in-depth answers to FAQ’s.

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Arm Path Segmentation

Arm Path Segmentation

Since I’ve started posting my Throwing Programs I’ve gotten a lot of questions regarding how I start my throwing.. A lot of people have noticed that I start each session by throwing with my opposite leg going forward. This is my explanation as to “why” I do this but...

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Visualization

Visualization

Today I'll take a complete dive into Visualization. I get a lot of questions regarding this due to the simple fact that I talk about it quite a bit. Obviously a huge believer in visualization but I do encourage you to identify if it's going to benefit your...

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The Comeback – Session 45

The Comeback – Session 45

  For those that do not know, I tore my Lat throwing a pitch on July 16th. Originally diagnosed with a Grade 2 Lat Strain which surgery wasn't required. After 6 1/2 months of not much progress as far as heeling goes I knew surgery was going to be the best option...

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VeloPro Harness – Product Reviews

VeloPro Harness – Product Reviews

I’ve talked about the VeloPro Harness (@veloprobaseball) several times on my IG. I had one of the founders of it on the Podcast in which you can check out here (Episode 11) anytime you like to get more info on the harness and why it’s beneficial for any pitcher. As...

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Not Getting Playing Time

Not Getting Playing Time

"What can I do if my coach isn't playing me?"   This was a question that got asked during yesterdays Q&A on Instagram and I couldn’t just give a 15 second answer. Such a good topic touching on the importance of foundation as well as perception. Hope this...

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Showcases + Scouting/Recruiting Process

Showcases + Scouting/Recruiting Process

"What should I expect when dealing with a college baseball recruiter at a showcase?"   Today we'll talk about the idea behind attending baseball showcases and if you should or not. Then we'll discuss the process behind getting recruited and/or scouted. We'll also...

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A Pitchers Off Season Plan

A Pitchers Off Season Plan

Today I'll discuss my personal experience when it comes to attacking the offseason or attacking the winters for pitchers. Something that we don't often talk about is what should pitchers be doing when the season ends. Should we put the ball down until the next season?...

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Intentionally Training Movement Patterns

Intentionally Training Movement Patterns

Piggy-Backing off the Brain/Body Connection segment I did the other day I wanted to highlight the importance of taking that next step in your development and really focusing on being extremely intentional with the work that you're putting in. Personally, this is where...

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What’s In My Baseball Bag?

What’s In My Baseball Bag?

  Purchase Baseball Products/Tools with My Discount      View my routines Driveline Plyocare Routine Warm-Up Routine Long Toss Routine Throwing Alone Routine   Online Pitching Coach Options Mechanical Video Analysis Monthly Coaching Plans Pitch...

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Pitch Execution

Pitch Execution

Today we're going to talk about execution while identifying the particular sequence. First I'm going to show you the video clip then I'll break it down. I encourage you to read below the video to get a better understanding of what we're searching for. If you're in the...

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Pitching To Strengths – Pitching Talks

Pitching To Strengths – Pitching Talks

"How do I manage pitching to my strengths but also the hitters weakness?"   Today I'll touch on the ever so popular Pitching topic of Pitching to our strengths and/or pitching to the hitters weaknesses. There's obviously a ton of "fine lines" when discussing a...

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Developing Routines

Developing Routines

"What's your routine for after you pitch?"   For those of you who have followed me for awhile now know that I'm a huge advocate for developing routines for just about everything. I'm more extreme than some when it comes to routines but either way I still believe...

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Hyun-Jin Ryu – ERA Leader Averages 90MPH

Hyun-Jin Ryu – ERA Leader Averages 90MPH

  Well what the heck.. We all know that Velocity is an absolute must in order to be a good Pitcher, right!?... If we know that then why is the MLB ERA Leader averaging 90 MPH on his Fastball? Shouldn't he not be doing good? Actually, shouldn't he not have a job...

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Self Confidence + Conviction

Self Confidence + Conviction

"What's the most important thing to have as a baseball player?"     I think we all understand the importance of having confidence not just as an athlete but as a human being going through life. Everyone is going to have different ways to go about instilling...

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Seeking Optimal Baseball Performance

Seeking Optimal Baseball Performance

"What do I have to do if I want to play Baseball at the next level?" I couldn't be more passionate about this topic. I think we live in this society where we constantly think we need to do only a couple things and we'll reach our goals.. Well I'm here to tell you...

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How To Stay Relaxed While Pitching

How To Stay Relaxed While Pitching

"How do I stay relaxed while I'm Pitching?" This is a great question that I get asked often. We tend to talk all about how to train accordingly to maximize our performance on the mound but what about the mental side of what goes into it? I want to shed some light on...

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What To Do If You Get Cut From The Team

What To Do If You Get Cut From The Team

"What Do I Do If I Get Cut From The Team?" Today I’ll discuss a topic that’s not really talked about all too often due to it not being a super positive topic. Although it's not a positive topic I want to shed some light on it due to it being something that we all...

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Velocity Development

Velocity Development

"How do I throw harder?" We know the demand for Velocity is higher than it has ever been. This is why I don't blame 12 year old kids asking me how to throw harder.. I wanted to highlight a few key points that I'm very passionate about when it comes to Velocity...

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Max Scherzer – Changeup

Max Scherzer – Changeup

Today we'll discuss Max Scherzer's Changeup. We'll hear from Scherzer himself on how he throws the pitch as well as what he's "feeling" when throwing his Changeup. Be sure to turn your volume on for the videos below because they will have commentary on some things to...

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Arm Path Overhaul – Lucas Giolito Breakdown

Arm Path Overhaul – Lucas Giolito Breakdown

For the average Baseball Fan you’ve recognized the season Lucas Giolito is putting together thus far in 2019.. On the verge of being labeled a “bust” he went thru a complete overhaul of his arm path as highlighted here that has led to a dominating year so far. Today I...

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How To Get Seen By Scouts or Recruiters

How To Get Seen By Scouts or Recruiters

Today we’ll talk about how you can go about getting seen by recruiters or scouts in the year 2019. It’s no secret that technology is taking over our world.. so why not use it to put yourself in a better situation moving forward? We have a means to be so connected...

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What Are You Fearing?

What Are You Fearing?

Something that doesn’t really get talked about because no one really wants to talk about it but it’s the simple question in regards to why we, as athletes, get nervous or have anxiety before/during games. Have you ever asked yourself why? Have you ever asked yourself...

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Kirby Yates Splitter

Kirby Yates Splitter

If you don’t know who Kirby Yates is I suggest you watch a 9th Inning of a San Diego Padres game. This dude has been unreal thus far. Much in large part to this ridiculously disgusting Splitter that you'll see in this blog. Today we'll take a dive into the analytics...

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A Catcher’s Responsibility

A Catcher’s Responsibility

    For me personally the Catcher is the most important dude out there.. the amount of responsibility that he has is more than anyone else on the field. Let’s go over some of his responsibilities  ⁣✅ Know the entire Pitching Staff’s Strengths n Weakness ⁣✅...

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Adam Ottavino Slider

Adam Ottavino Slider

  In today's breakdown I want to highlight Adam Ottavino's Slider. For me personally it's fairly well-known league wide to be a major weapon in Ottavino's arsenal. I want to take a look at a couple different videos of the Pitch in action, a video of the man...

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Baseball Bunt Play Instruction

Baseball Bunt Play Instruction

  Sometimes, as a defense, you can do everything "by the book" and the outcome still favors the offense. That's what we call "Baseball." For me I look at the things the Pitcher could control.. like I said in the commentary there's a slight chance he could of went...

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Properly Executed PFP – Kenta Maeda

Properly Executed PFP – Kenta Maeda

  Pitchers!! A couple key things I want to highlight here that Maeda does extremely well during this PFP.  ⁣✅ When going w/ barehand be sure to press down into the ball so you can get a for sure grip.  ⁣✅ If you know you have time find a way to create rhythm as...

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Bounce Back After Failure

Bounce Back After Failure

Wanted to produce something for you guys that tackled more of the "Mental Game" aspect of Baseball. Been getting a lot of questions regarding what happens when you struggle.. Which is a sensational question just because no one wants to talk about failure, right? But...

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Develop Personal Mechanical Cues

Develop Personal Mechanical Cues

Biggest thing that my client Madison wants to do is throw harder.. We all do right? More velocity is never a bad thing especially in today’s game. When talking about how to efficiently get the most Velocity out of us as possible we need to make sure that we’re doing a...

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Pitchers Fielding Practice  3-6-1

Pitchers Fielding Practice 3-6-1

  Pitchers this is a great example of being able to help our cause out big time. We all know how valuable double plays are when we’re out there competing.  You’ll notice my boy Jack Flaherty does an incredible job of seeing the play unfold noticing that Goldy is...

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DO NOT Do This.. Pitchers!

DO NOT Do This.. Pitchers!

  Now I’m all for a pitcher making a dope athletic play but in terms of a play like this one we need to see the big picture.. Obviously we want to get the out but trust me when I tell you 1 out is not worth multiple months on the “IL” (injured list) due to you...

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Morning Mobility Routine

Morning Mobility Routine

  🚨Mobility eBook is now available for purchase - Mobility eBook Best part about not having a bed in the new apartment is more floor space for my mobility game to reach new heights. These are just a few different things I’ll do in the morning to check-in. I get...

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Pitching Drills – What’s The Goal?

Pitching Drills – What’s The Goal?

A hot topic when it comes to Baseball Instruction is “What drills should I be doing?” I want to first and foremost talk about the goal of anything that you do when it comes to Baseball and working towards improving your skill.. I think often times youth athletes will...

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Kevin Gausman Splitter

Kevin Gausman Splitter

 This is going to be a fun one. Like I said in the video I personally love the Splitter. I started throwing mine when I was about 14 or 15 years old. It's funny because my dad never wanted me throwing curveballs or sliders growing up but he gave me Roger Clemens...

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Paralysis By Analysis

Paralysis By Analysis

Seeking out information is absolutely fantastic and I will always encourage it but at the same time you will do yourself a disservice if you’re constantly trying to change more n more things. This is such a fine line and I really hope that I don’t come off like I’m...

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German Marquez Breakdown

German Marquez Breakdown

I wanted to do a breakdown on German Marquez because the dude almost just threw a No-Hitter and I don’t believe it was a fluke.  After the All-Star game last year Marquez dominated. That says a lot too knowing that he pitches in Colorado. In 14 starts after the...

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Trevor Bauer Changeup Breakdown

Trevor Bauer Changeup Breakdown

Today I'll give my personal breakdown on this Trevor Bauer Changeup. Once I get some footage of him talking about the grip I'll be sure to update this blog. But for now the videos that I do have can pretty much show the grip. Enjoy!      View the Instagram...

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Corbin Burnes Cut Fastball Breakdown

Corbin Burnes Cut Fastball Breakdown

   Click here to view Instagram Post on Corbin Burnes Cut Fastball I will start by saying I’m not sure if Corbin calls this a “cutter” or just his fastball but I’m going to assume it’s his fastball due to his usage during his 2019 debut. I love breaking down...

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Marcus Stroman Breaking Ball Analysis

Ok, well who knows what the specific pitch is but I do a breakdown on it. Lol Comment below what you think the pitch is? A couple signs point to either/or but who really cares, right? Ish is nasty! ⁉️QUESTIONS⁉️ ⁣✅ EMAIL ME - contactrobbyrow@gmail.com 🎥 - MLB tv (edit...

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Jacob deGrom Slider Breakdown

Jacob deGrom Slider Breakdown

    This is my full breakdown of Jacob DeGrom's slider from his Opening Day Start against the Nationals. What really impressed me was how hard and late this pitch was. I know deGrom has always had a hard slider that many would almost perceive as a Cutter but...

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Pitching – Quality First Pitch Strikes

0-0 Pitches in order of video: * 4seam FB Arm Side * 2seam FB Glove Side * Curveball Middle Down * Cutter Glove Side Up - Everyone knows that the importance of getting ahead in counts is crucial to determining success of that particular at bat. I think the avg goes up...

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Max Scherzer Sequence w/ 2-Seam + Slider Overlay

Be sure to watch the full video.. Overlay of his 2-Seam Fastball + Slider is at the end! What else is there to say… I mean the dude is special. And today he had it going for him. Very, very fun to watch this dude go about his business. ⁉️QUESTIONS⁉️ ⁣✅ EMAIL ME -...

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Jake Arrieta Pitch Sequencing

What is our goal as pitchers? Get the guy standing with a wooden stick at the dish out, right? Well there’s a plethora (you’re welcome english teachers) of ways how to go about doing that but what is the most ideal? For me it’s optimizing “stuff” in such a way that...

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Mechanical Breakdown – Run n Gun vs Mound Throw

This video was from 2017 and I couldn’t quite understand why I could easily pulldown high 90’s but remain low 90’s off the mound.. Something was definitely breaking down when I stepped onto the mound. For me personally there’s more than one component to this.. as you...

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Dylan Rheault – Big Picture Goals

In episode 50 of The Robby Row Show I sit down with current professional baseball pitcher Dylan Rheault in his car to talk about his journey! Dylan has a super interesting story to tell about his career and where...

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Jared Forestieri – Do You Even Move

In episode 47 of The Robby Row Show I sit down with “Do You Even Move” founder Jared Forestieri. Jared is a former baseball player who took his passion in baseball and transformed it into a passion to help fellow...

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Failure

Failure

Apologies for rambling – I wrote this in the airport with like 10 minutes to spare before a flight lol. (double shot espresso) What do you do when you fail? What is there to fall back on? I think these are questions that i never really prepared myself for when I got...

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Robby ROAD Show Ep. 2 – Competition

In my 2nd minisode (mini episode) I dive into what I believe is the most important way to approach improving yourself athletically. I think challenging yourself each and everyday while maintaining a positive and...

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Anthony Jay – How To Optimize Health

In episode 37 of The Robby Row Show I have the pleasure of sitting down for about an hour with Anthony Jay talking all things human optimization. Anthony correlates a lot of what he’s doing right now to athletics...

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Dana Santas – The Mobility Maker

In episode 36 of The Robby Row Show I sit down with Dana Santas AKA The Mobility Maker to discuss her interesting back story as well as how we as human beings can better ourselves through the use of proper movement...

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DJ Murakami – Being Human Strong

In episode 31 of The Robby Row Show I sit down with DJ Murakami - you can find him on instagram (and I highly recommend you shoot him a follow)https://www.instagram.com/strongcamps/ DJ and I dive into his...

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My Come To Faith

My Come To Faith

Hey guys, this was a blog post I wrote awhile back for a separate website but thought I’d share with you! My faith is my most important part of me. Without my faith, I am lost in a constant identity battle. Robby Rowland Guest Post For TAA Hello all my name is Robby...

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Jack Flaherty – Being an Athlete

In episode 28 of The Robby Row Show I chat it up with my boy Jack Flaherty, starting pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals. Yeah, Jack may be leading all rookies in strikeouts right now but I just wanted to hear him...

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Robby ROAD Show Ep. 1 – Failure

In my first ever minisode (mini-episode) listen in as I elaborate on my 2011 season in which I struggled mightily on the mound and how I didn't necessarily know how to deal with the constant failure. I credit this...

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Adam Eaton – Overlooked No More

In episode 25 of The Robby Row Show I have the absolute honor of sitting down with my boy Adam Eaton, outfielder for the Washington Nationals. Adam and I met in our first professional season when we were both with...

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Jeremy Anderson – Seeking Adventure

In episode 22 of The Robby Row Show I bring on adventure athlete Jeremy Anderson to pick his brain on all things adventure sports. We discuss the reasons for doing what he does as well as how it all got started. A...

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The “Why” – Athletic Injuries

The “Why” – Athletic Injuries

It’s the oldest phrase in the game… “If he stays healthy.” You hear it throughout someones career. If you’re a baseball fan, and if you’re reading this I suppose you are, then you know injuries are no joke. They can prohibit a player from ever reaching his potential....

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Prepare For The Uncomfortable

Prepare For The Uncomfortable

Today's blog will be about a topic that doesn’t get talked about too often for reasons i’m not too sure of. We in the baseball world hear the word and teach the word “comfortable” a lot. Whether it be with your mechanics in pitching or mechanics in hitting. We try to...

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Have A Plan

Have A Plan

I’m all about bringing light to certain topics that just aren’t discussed all that much. Today being the importance of having an actual plan with what you want to accomplish. Look, it’s easy for any individual to say that they want to be a Major League Baseball Player...

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Mindset

Mindset

“Baseball is 90% mental and the other half is physical.” -Yogi Berra Yes, we all know this quote.. if you are a baseball guy then you have come across this quote at least once in your life. And yes, maybe you know exactly what this quote means.. and if you are a...

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The Process

The Process

I am going to take this time to answer the most asked question I get.. “What do I NEED to do to get to the next level in the game of baseball.” Here’s the thing.. I can simply say for you to get to the next level you may need to develop another skill in the game, or...

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Luke Weaver – Proving Them Wrong

In Episode 3 I got to speak to St. Louis Cardinals RHP Luke Weaver. Today we explored Luke's journey to the big leagues and some of the amazing experiences that he's been able to be apart of. Luke is one of the...

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Get To Know Your Host

In my first episode of the show I give a brief outline of what I envision my podcast to look like as well as my website. The main portion of the podcast is a detailed description of my professional baseball career...

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