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MLB Prospect Breakdown: Oscar Taveras

For my second Top Prospect Breakdown we will take a look at Oscar Taveras.  Taveras is ranked as the third  top prospect in baseball and the number one prospect in…

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Pitching With Confidence: Visualize Your Success

The ability to perform is a talent in itself.  The best mechanics in the world can render useless without the mental capacity to allow the mechanics to happen in a…

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Baseball Rebellion In-Season Quick Fix: Stepping in the Bucket or Striding Closed

There is rarely a week that goes by that SOMEONE, whether an online client or a Baseball Rebellion Reader, doesn’t ask me about ‘Stepping in the Bucket” and how to…

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Case Study: More Than Just a Good Swing

The following Case Study shows the growth of two very different 10 year old boys, Tyler and Brennan.  Tyler came into the program with no previous professional instruction and Brennan…

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Directional Hitting: Find Consistency and Power to All Fields

Like everything in baseball, directional hitting practice has a place and time. Too often, we force hitters, of all ages, to stay and hit to the opposite side of the…

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Baseball Rebellion Behind The Scenes: Justin’s Latest Bullpen

Today I was driving to work and I heard the song  “Miami” by Will Smith, and for some reason, it made me want to get on the mound and let…

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Baseball Rebellion Case Study: A young lefty’s remarkable improvement

Chas and I had a discussion recently regarding many of our students both in person and online.  Last week, Chas wrote about one of his younger students Henry and how…

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Baseball Rebellion Case Study: Online? In Person? Effective Either Way

It is now baseball season for most of the country and High school to Little league have started or is around the corner.  Travel ball practices are picking up steam,…

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MLB Top Prospect Breakdown – Javier Baez

In my most recent article titled, New Year, New Kicks: Find Your Leg Kick Style, I discussed a variety of different leg kick styles used my current and former MLB…

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Bad Weather, No Mound, No Excuses: Find a Mirror and Practice Your Pitching Delivery.

Pitchers, I always know the student who has been practicing his delivery and the one who has not.  It’s impossible to fool me.  I can tell within the first 5…

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New Year, New Kicks: Find Your Leg Kick Style!

If you think this article is going to be on what new Jordan’s or Lebron’s to wear in 2014, then I am sorry.  Instead we will be looking at different…

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THE BIRTH OF MODERN PITCHING MECHANICS: TOM HOUSE AND NOLAN RYAN

If you’re a pitcher born after the year 1980, you have grown up in the era of Modern Pitching Mechanics.   The birth of the modern delivery dates back to…

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