Catching Mechanics 101

Learn the basics of the catching position with Red Alert Baseball's Catching Mechanics 101 Manual.

Learn the basics of the catching position with Red Alert Baseball’s Catching Mechanics 101 Manual. Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • Catcher’s Stances
  • Catcher’s Signs to Pitcher
  • Receiving Mechanics
  • Blocking Mechanics
  • Throwing Mechanics
  • Fielding Bunts
  • Catching Pop Flies
  • Plays at Home
  • Wild Pitches / Past Balls

All topics are complete with illustrations. 

Develop a solid catching base you can grow from for an entire career. Are You Ready?

Rob Bowen


Rob is a former switch-hitting Major League Catcher that played for the Minnesota Twins, San Diego Padres, Chicago Cubs, and the Oakland Athletics.  He spent 10 years in professional baseball including 5 seasons in the Major Leagues. After playing with and against some of the games best players and future Hall of Famers, Rob has amassed an enormous amount of knowledge along the way.

Rob is also the founder of Red Alert Baseball and the National Catching Coordinator for Chandler Baseball, a nation-wide amateur program designed and modeled after a professional baseball organization.

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  • 10 Lessons