What is the spin rate for a breaking pitch? by Dr. Sherry Werner PhD Produced By Gary Leland
In this episode of the Fastpitch Softball Chat Show, Dr. Sherry Werner covers the measurement and spin rate for a fastpitch softball breaking pitch using the RevFire Training Tool.
Dr. Werner recommends by the time your a junior pitcher to have your speed up to 20+ revolutions per sec (rps) for all your pitches, and to never stop working on your spin rate. Batter’s can catch up to a pitch that has a slow spin rate.
Fastpitch Softball Spin Rate Measurements:
- Average: 17-18 rps
- Good: 19-21 rps
- Excellent: 22+ rps
- Average: 20-21 rps
- Good: 22-24 rps
- Excellent: 25+ rps
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