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Baseball the Ripken Way: Fundamentals of Pitching Baseball the Ripken Way
Baseball the Ripken Way: Fundamentals of Pitching
 Baseball the Ripken Way
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Learn to Play Baseball the "Ripken Way" Bill Ripken and Cal Ripken, Jr. have developed a method of baseball instruction based on their combined 33 years of major league experience and the teachings of their father, Cal Ripken, Sr. The Ripken Way is based on the following principles: Keep It Simple Observe first then teach. Break mechanics down into checkpoints for teaching and corrections. Make It Fun A variety of pitching drills keeps it interesting. Create games and contests to keep drills exciting. Explain Why Four-seam grip allows for better accuracy. Pitchers can't adjust if they don't understand terminology. Celebrate The Individual Look at the results first. Don't make too many changes if the pitcher is successful. This unique series of instructional programs explores how to play baseball the "Ripken Way". Actual footage of professional baseball players is used to illustrate each lesson. Understanding and applying the "Ripken Way" can help youth baseball players improve all aspects of their game.
Product Details
  • Amazon Sales Rank: #43439 in DVD
  • Published on: 2008-10-21
  • Released on: 2005-01-18
  • Rating: NR (Not Rated)
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Formats: Multiple Formats, Color, NTSC
  • Original language: English
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Dimensions: .53" h x 5.50" w x 7.50" l, .20 pounds
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    1 of 1 people found the following review helpful.
    5Good for begining coaches and experienced coaches
    By Kirk
    This video really does a great job breaking down pitching to a young adult or even childrens level. Just what you expect from Ripken baseball.

    If you're a begining youth coach, this really does help you break it down for any age group. Step by step for any age to comprehend. If you've been coaching youth baseball for awhile, it's also a good reminder that they are children. That each one has different rates of learning.

    It does not get into many advanced things for pitching, as far as defense and complex pitches, but it goes into great detail on basics.

    0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
    5Five Stars
    By GARY P HAMRICK
    Great basics for all ages and abilities

    0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
    5Great video
    By wishireadmorebooksearlier
    Very helpful. The video is clear and well organized and full of great information. Wish I had this last year.

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