Articles: Drills / Training:

From Sidney to “Sid the Kid”: Youth Lessons and Skill Acquisition

Environment of Development At Baseball Rebellion we work with players of all ability levels.  Young novice softball and baseball players train right next to first round draft picks and other…

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3 Hitting Drills you MUST do this Preseason

1. Turn to Catch Are your hitters pulling there head out when swinging? TheTurn to Catch Drill will help! The Turn to Catch Drill helps hitters work on their head…

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Hitting Station Practice Plan

Hitting Practice Plan: Load & Rotation When it comes to hitting, we live in a world filled with mechanics and drills.  While there’s certainly a place for both of these,…

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Feeding the Mistake: Why Feeling a Mistake Allows a Player to Self-Correct

Feeding The Mistake The concept of “Feeding the mistake” is not a new one in physical therapy or weight lifting.  Most of the time, when an athlete repeats a movement…

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Band-Separation Rotation Drill for Pitchers

Dave Shinskie, Baseball Rebellion’s Lead Pitching Instructor, takes us through the band separation drill for pitchers This is an advanced drill using the Rebel’s Rack Bands or any band that…

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Top 5 Ways Player’s Get Worse From Team Practice

JK Whited of BR discusses the Top 5 Ways Players Get Worse From Team Practice and what coaches can do to make their practices more effective!

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Avoid These 5 Swing Clogging Moves

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…

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The WORST Hitting Drill for Baseball or Softball EXPOSED!

Bad Drills EXPOSED!ENTER WITH CAUTION!   Many players are getting ready for tryouts at their high schools and some are doing ‘preseason’ workouts for their 12 and under travel teams….

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The FollowThru Bat – The Baseball Rebellion Way

The FollowThru Bat – The Baseball Rebellion Way As professional hitting instructors we are always looking for different things to use to help make our hitters better, more efficient, and…

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Drill This, Not That: Timing Drills

Drill This, Not That: Timing Drills   Seen above, the countdown drill is used to teach a hitter to be quick to the ball as well as be able to…

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