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Golf Legend Ben Hogan’s Lesson For Pitchers: Proper Sequence of Rotation

This article aims to demonstrate correct sequencing of lower body rotation (Merry Go Round) and upper body rotation (Ferris Wheel) into the  release of the baseball. When I was drafted,…

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Game Preparation: Be Ready, The Rebel’s Way

Preparation is the key for any successful athlete. The fast-paced, “throw and go”, nature of youth baseball, these days, can put a major strain on pre-game preparation and post-game analysis….

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SCARY BAD Baseball Coaching by Jose Canseco! Baseball Rebellion Halloween Edition

Twitter is a beautiful thing.  It allows me to communicate directly with our readers and see the interesting thoughts they have on the game.  Occasionally, a reader will Tweet me…

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Softball Players: Don’t Hit Like a Girl! Hit Like an Athlete!

In the last few weeks, I have done more googling (did I just make that up?), youtubeing, and researching than I have in the last year.  Why? I have been…

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Josh Horton Interview: Post Season Wrap Up

Josh headed back to Hillsborough after his season with his head held high.  After a beginning filled with uneven playing time, a cross country trade, and offensive struggle, Josh ended…

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Justin Orenduff’s “Formula 45” For Mechanical Efficiency: (45°)≈(MASS)(m+r)2 

45° Rule≈(mass)x(momentum + rhythm)2 By no means do I claim to be an expert on mathematics and if the formula above does not meet the standard rules in the field,…

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The Truth About Extension

The Truth about Extension In my previous article, I wrote about how the hitter creates top barrel speed and where the acceleration happens.  In this article, I’m going to discuss…

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BR Commentary: Taking Ownership of your Delivery

 WHAT DO YOU WANT YOUR DELIVERY TO BE? I’m talking about figuring out for yourself what makes you happy.  You have to think outside the box. -Arnold I hope you…

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Tommy John Surgery: Are pitchers a ticking time bomb?

According to bleacherreport.com, out of the 360 pitchers that started the season on the active Major League roster, 124 of them have had to undergo Tommy John Surgery.  Sadly, the…

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What can a Seesaw Teach us about Baseball Hitting Mechanics?

Do you know how hard it is to find video of people using a seesaw in a normal way?  There’s tons of ‘seesaw fail’ videos on youtube…and they all involve…

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Gain Early Bat Speed with “The Rule of The Flail”

Bat speed.  Where does it start and how is it created?   This could possibly be one of, if not, the most controversial aspects of the swing among those looking…

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Avoid “Jaeger’s PULLDOWN’S”. Gain Arm Speed without LONG TOSS

The best part of this article is you can gain all the arm speed you want without ever having to pick up a baseball.  Cool huh?  Don’t worry about trying…

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