How Many Pitches Should My Son Throw

“How Many Pitches Should My Son Throw?” An Educated Personal Story.

By: John O’Halloran MSPT,LAT,ATC,CSCS,Cert MDT
Director of Physical Therapy Southeastern Orthopaedics
Greensboro, North Carolina

Copyright Andy Cripe 1999Last spring I got caught up in the hoopla of today’s society and had my 11 year-old son play in 40 baseball games. Despite knowing the evidence that there is no way to predict athletic achievement in high school, college or professional by a child’s pre-adolescent athletic success, I felt extreme pressure from coaches and friends that if he did not play on these teams he would be left behind and lost in the shuffle. Continue reading “How Many Pitches Should My Son Throw”