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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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Avoid These 5 Swing Clogging Moves

I often get my hitters to envision the flow of energy in their swings as water flowing through pipes.  If the pattern of a hitter’s swing is precise, the energy,…

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Baseball Rebellion Store Open

BASEBALL REBELLION’S STORE NOW OPEN The Baseball Rebellion Store is now open! ITEMS LIKE, the Baseball Rebellion T-Shirt, the Rebel’s Rack, and even I.T.S. Baseball Apparel is now available at BaseballRebellion.com/Store/  …

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Can Your Hitter Explain A Swing This Well? If not…What Are You Buying?

We recently decided to have a contest At I.T.S. Baseball, the research facility for Baseball Rebellion. We wanted to see how well our hitters could really explain the swing mechanics they’re…

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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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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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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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