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2015 BR Home Run Derby Draft

2015 Home Run Derby Draft   It’s that time of the year again! Baseball Rebellion will be holding their annual Home Run Derby Draft in what looks to be a…

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What’s Your Two Strike Approach?

Have you ever heard your coaches yell “two-strike approach” from the coaching box or dugout? What does that mean? Most of the time they are looking for their hitters to…

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Hey McFly! The Cubs Could Be The Future

When Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale got together to write the greatest movie ever made, “Back To The Future”, I wonder if one of them had a glance into 2015’s…

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Guest Post: Power Mechanics in 3 Softball Swings

In honor of the NCAA Softball Tournament, I want to highlight a few softball players who flat out swing the stick. These offensive standouts have some of the most powerful…

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The Imitation Game

As hitting instructors, we strive to help every hitter reach their highest potential and swing in the most optimal way possible. One way in which we do this is through…

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Baseball Rebellion Links Front Side Injuries to Swing Mechanics

The vast majority of injury discussion surrounding baseball involves pitching and throwing mechanics due to the alarming Tommy John epidemic. For more on this click here to see Justin Orenduff’s…

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A Great Pitcher Needs One “HEEL” Of A Landing

Once upon a time I used to have the words “ball foot to ball foot” as my screensaver on my computer. At the time, I was a freshman at George…

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Rock Into The New Season with This Power Starter

One  of the more difficult things we ask our clients to do here at The Baseball Rebellion, is to develop their own sense of rhythm and fluidity in their movements….

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The Truth About Bat Grip

One constant message we send to our players regarding hitting is “your first mistake is your worst mistake.” A hitter’s first mistake causes the subsequent pieces of the swing to…

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The Kevin Long Firing and What The Yankees Should Search for in Their Next Hitting Coach

As you may have heard, New York Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long was recently fired. The reason for the firing was a lack of offensive production. The Yankees were very…

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Taller Posture and Hitting the Low Pitch, New Drill Reveal!

In my “Fix Your Posture, Fix Your Stride and Much More!” article I talked about how striding with a tall posture will make your heel to heel stride more frequent…

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Fix your Posture, Fix your Stride and Much More!

I had a High School Showcase player hit 6 home runs on Saturday…That’s right…6…on SATURDAY.  And he did this after we worked on one specific move that allowed him to…

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