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Improving Side Bend in Hitters

The Importance of Side Bend in the Swing One of the biggest mistakes hitter’s make is not getting in the correct posture before they start their swing. One move that…

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Understanding Physics of the Swing and What this Means for Hitters

You Have To Be Strong To Generate Force Think You’re Strong Enough to Hit for Power? When it comes to maximizing rotational power there are a lot of factors that…

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Load Your Back Hip For More Torque and Power

Learn How to Create Torque When you Load When it comes to maximizing your rotational power there are a lot of things that will come to mind.  Here at Baseball…

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Fix Your Bat Path by Striding With Your Hips

Barrel Turn and Swinging Up A negative or downward swing path. Even talking about ‘level’ swing paths makes me want to cringe. It’s 2019 and we have autonomous cars yet…

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Practice Flaws and Skill Development for Coaches & Athletes

Skill Training and How You Can Get Your Team Better At It What are the five main physical skills in baseball? Hitting for average, hitting for power, speed (baserunning), fielding,…

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Improve Swing Quality with the Back Foot Box Drill

One Simple Drill That Will Improve Your Swing Quality Watch any given Major League Baseball game and you are likely to find very different looking swings. The same goes if…

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Pro Concepts – Efficient Swing Positioning

Professional Swing Breakdown A couple of weeks ago I highlighted Christian Yelich and how he doesn’t allow his height to be a disadvantage.  I received a ton of positive feedback…

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Why Teaching Rotation is a Must for Coaches of All Levels

If your reading this article, you should be familiar with the Rebel’s Rack and the well documented success of helping hitters of all ages, genders, sizes, and ability levels hit…

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What Does it Mean to Be Coachable?

Coachability is More Than Just Listening In my experience as a private instructor, I have found that many young athletes lack the ability to be coachable. Not only is this…

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Throwback (Sort of) Thursday- The Beautiful Swings of Mike & Carl Yastrzemski

Mike Yastrzemski of the San Francisco Giants Delivers One of the Best Moments of the 2019 MLB Season The First Yastrzemski If you even remotely call yourself a baseball fan,…

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The Front Arm- The Bent Front Elbow & the Arm Bar

The Arm Bar & The Bent Front Elbow There is a lot of talk about across hitting platforms about the front arm position and if it should be bent or…

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One Drill to Help Youth Fielders Charge the Ball Better

How Can the Game of Pepper Help an Infielder Charge Groundballs Better? Charging groundballs is an issue many infielders struggle with. To fix that, we are bringing back one of…

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