Baseball Pitching Tips On Being Safe in Your Workplace!

Baseball pitchers at all levels of play are very much entitled to pitch out of a secure mound which 's pitcher favorable.  Do your own mound maintenance if needed and don't let anybody stop you.

Two very important areas are in which your landing foot will hit the floor along with the pitching rubber region.  Don't hesitate to fill up a hole that quite often is present where most pitchers land with their landing foot.  I've seen this landing spot sometimes a foot deep and that's dangerous and your pitch quality will suffer too.  It is simple to get injured landing into this dangerous, deep hole that should not be there.


The place that I have the biggest problem with is these heavy holes just in front of the rubber where your pivot foot goes.  Unfortunately, they are very frequent at amateur levels of play.  They're very dangerous and risk injury to the pitcher's foot and to his arm.  Many baseball pens have injured their throwing arms by releasing a ball awkwardly and these heavy holes in the front of the pitching rubber are reassuring just that to happen.

After I was around ten years old, my dad taught me the way to deal with this hole that's right smack in the front of the pitching rubber and does not belong there.  He taught me to fill up the hole , using my toes to move the dirt from other areas of the mound.  Sometimes when the mound is too hard you can't do this.  It didn't happen often, but occasionally I would hold up the baseball match, spending close to five full minutes filling up this hole that is dangerous.  It makes no sense whatsoever to twist an ankle or maybe getting an injury much more intense.

I asked my dad what should I tell an umpire when he tells me to hurry up because we must get this game going.  My dad told me to very politely tell the umpire this hole shouldn't be there and I'm worried about breaking my ankle.  I must have delayed ball matches on about a dozen occasions and not once did an umpire ever say a word to me because they knew this hole shouldn't be present if the mound was properly preserved.

Don't hesitate to be sure that the mound is secure and don't let anybody rush you when you are doing your own maintenance.  Don't let anyone to talk you out of it.  The more intelligent umpires are going to be in total agreement with you personally and might actually join you while you fill up the hole, as had been the case with me a few times.  You might not be qualified for a pitcher's mound that's perfect like professional levels of play.  On the flip side, you are very much entitled to some pitcher's mound that's secure and will not inhibit your pitching.  Baseball pitching is hard enough in your own pitching arm and don't allow yourself to be put in a much higher risk of harm.  Don't ever hesitate or let anyone prevent you from making your workplace safe!  And incidentally, those of you that are seriously interested in your baseball pitching will very much think about the pitcher's mound your work area!

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