Teaches pitcher to stay in balance while executing the windmill arm motion.

Set Up

  • Pitcher gets on knees in front of a wall, fence, net or catcher.
  • Coach stands nearby.


1. Pitcher, who is on her knees, starts in the open door position with a cocked wrist.

Swing back

2.   She swings back, then does a full windmill and throws the ball against the wall.

Wind up

3.   Complete 3 sets of 10-15 throws

Throw the ball with a wrist snap

Coaching Tips

  • Player should be straight up and down when throwing the ball. She should not be leaning forward or backward.