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08
Oct

Jake Arrieta Pitching Mechanics

Jake Arrieta Pitching Mechanics

Jake’s pitching mechanics have really developed over the last few years and have made him in to one of the best Pitchers in baseball.
Lets take a look at his Pitching Mechanics
  • Correct departure sets up successful delivery and direction through landing
  • Creates great momentum at the top of his delivery
  • Pelvic loading and Hip Lead creating momentum and power through delivery

Jake Arrieta pitching mechanics

 

  • Stays back while his lower half is moving forward
  • Hip and heal lead to keep weight on back side

 

Lester and Arrieta

 

  • Leg drive to extension creates power

Jake-Arrieta_leg_drive

  • Great front side direction and extension to ball release

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