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Increase Your Velocity

Increase Your Velocity

There are a few things that you need to remember when trying to increase the velocity on your fastball. To get the radar gun to read the mphs that you want to see you must work hard on conditioning your arm. It will not come by trying to over throw the baseball on days you feel good. In fact, that is how you will hurt your arm and ruin your chances to ever get to where you want to be.

The first thing you must remember when trying to increase velocity is to stay behind the baseball. This means that you must keep your fingers behind the baseball at the release point.

Conditioning is the next thing you must work on to increase velocity. Long toss for conditioning your arm is very important and will help tremendously.

Conditioning your legs is also a good way to gain velocity. If you have strong legs you will be making the job easier on your arm therefore you may be able to increase velocity.

Also conditioning of the hips and core. If you have a strong and stable core you will be able to create more power and thus increasing your velocity.

Conditioning all three of these will give you the best chance to make increases on the velocity of your fastball.