Friday, June 8, 2012

Long Toss Program with Tim Collins



Learn how to throw a safe and effective Long Toss routine, as demonstrated by Major League pitchers Tim Collins and Steve Cishek, with coaching by performance coach Eric Cressey.


Build up long toss to 180-240 ft
Tim Collins throws long toss over 300 ft (the length of football field), while Steve Cishek is a side-arm pitcher who likes throwing up to 120 ft.


Long Toss Guidelines


- Build up long toss in first 4-5 weeks of the off-season, throwing from flat surface
- Focus on getting on top of and releasing the ball at the proper point
- Perform compression throws every 40-50 feet to transition from longest distances
- Use long toss distance that's most comfortable for you.

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