Emily Leines

There is a softball underhand pitch misconception that it is natural and doesn't need as much recovery.

The misconception of ‘natural motion’ of softball underhand fastpitch

Since the beginning of softball the windmill underhand fastpitch has been considered a ‘natural motion’, justifying a “no cap” rule on pitch volume for pitchers. This allows pitchers to pitch multiple games in a day or back-to-back days, with little to no recovery.  In this article we will address the mechanics of the windmill pitch, …

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