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Set, Pre-Set, Move! A Simple Adjustment for Improved Accuracy and Velocity

One of the easiest tricks in the book to improve both accuracy and velocity simultaneously can be found in how you come “set” out of the stretch. The more I…

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What do 94% of HALL OF FAME pitchers have in common?

WOW 71 pitchers are currently in the Hall of Fame.  I managed to find an image or video of 54 of the 71 pitchers.  Of the 54, 51 pitchers (94%)…

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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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Learn How to SLIDE STEP and maintain power!

I’ve wanted to touch on this subject for quite some time now, and after another recent conversation with one of my students, I need to clarify how to properly execute…

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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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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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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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Justin Orenduff’s “Formula 45” For Mechanical Efficiency: (45°)≈(MASS)(m+r)2 

45° Rule≈(mass)x(momentum + rhythm)2 By no means do I claim to be an expert on mathematics and if the formula above does not meet the standard rules in the field,…

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Want to throw harder? Learn to use Leverage for Instant Velocity Gains.

Whether  you are a pitcher or a position player you can greatly benefit from reading this article. Here’s a fact.  I’m 29 years old, I’ve been out of baseball professionally…

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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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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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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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