Articles: Drills / Training:

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

Top 5 Ways Player’s Get Worse From Team Practice The way team hitting / batting practice is organized, and the culture that is created during practice can be either very helpful…

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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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Learn to See the Ball with the Turn To Catch Drill!

Learn to See the Ball With the Turn to Catch Drill!   The “Turn to Catch” Drill is a great way for players of all ages to train the counter…

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1 Simple Drill to CRUSH the Low and Inside Pitch!

1 Simple Drill to Crush the Low And Inside Pitch Hitting a low and inside pitch is really really hard.  Many right-handed hitters have even more trouble with this as…

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How Does the Hitter’s Front Side Affect His Swing? Revisited

Many moons ago, in the year of 2012, I wrote an article that went through the use of the front leg (scroll down the page about halfway) in an elite hitter’s…

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The WORST Hitting Drills for Baseball and Softball EXPOSED, Part 2

The Worst Hitting Drills For Baseball and Softball Exposed, Part 2 A lot has happened at Baseball Rebellion since February 8th, 2013.  On that date, I wrote “The WORST Hitting…

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