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Hitters and Coaches: Make sure your Coaching Cues are Set up for Success!

In the course of a single game or season, a player will hear a lot of technique or mental approach advice from their coaches.  Many of which are technical jargon…

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Go Back to the Basics and Guarantee Your Young Hitter’s Success!

BASEBALL SEASON HAS STARTED!  With Opening Day happening in the Big Leagues and in Little League Baseball all across the country, I thought it would be fitting to give a…

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Youth Hitters and High Level Instruction: How Young is Too Young?

My main concern with Carrick when I first met him was he REFUSED to talk to me.  He was very shy, as many 5 year olds are so I told…

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Two Keys to Achieve Full Hip Rotation for Pitchers

Many will argue the ability to achieve maximum hip to shoulder separation in the delivery is vital to the velocity of any pitcher.  I agree with this statement, and I…

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Core Training for Hitters…It’s NOT all about getting JACKED!

Many people are jumping on the “Core Training Bandwagon” for baseball and softball players.  There are core workouts and abdominal movements using bands, weights, medballs…you name it, you can crunch,…

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Chas Pippitt Interviewed by Powerchalk CEO Chaz Henry.

See how Chas’s Top Hitters Compare with Jose Bautista Hello Rebels!  I was interviewed webinar style by Chaz Henry CEO of Powerchalk on Wednesday, March 13 2013.  I wanted to…

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Learn How To Get The Most Out Of Your Leg KICK!

After my students have mastered the foundation of how the body should move into the throw, we transition into building their delivery from the windup.  I always enjoy this phase…

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Time, Money, and Your Player’s Development: Part 2

As Justin and I illustrated in Part 1 of this article, Travel Baseball and the misinformation associated with it can cost parents and players tons of time.  Justin and I…

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Time, Money, and Your Player’s Development: Part 1

This article is not condemning playing the game of  baseball but aims to create awareness in the most advantageous way for a young aspiring player to go about developing their…

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Josh Horton Off Season Report: Heading to Spring Training Ready to Turn Heads

  After being named an MilB.com organizational All-Star for the first time in his career and setting full-season career highs in Slugging, OPS, Doubles, Home Runs…and Strikeouts…Josh Horton came back…

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Avoid This Common Drill or Your Fastball May Wind Up In The Trees!!

One of the most commonly used verbal pitching cues is for an instructor  to say “chest to glove”.  The cue is designed to promote proper shoulder and trunk rotation into the…

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The WORST Hitting Drill for Baseball or Softball EXPOSED!

Many players are getting ready for tryouts at their high schools and some are doing ‘preseason’ workouts for their 12 and under travel teams. I keep hearing the same complaints…

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