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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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The Stages of Learning with the Pitching Rebellion

Having graduated with a Human Development degree from Boston College,  I sometimes try to find better ways I  can get across to my players when teaching movement patterns. I recently…

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FREE DRILL GIVEAWAY! Arm Swing Separation Drill With Band Resistance

#ThirtySecondLesson This past week I tweeted a quick drill without going too far in depth into why we do the drill and what it is for. I use this drill…

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The MEW Drill to Help a Thrower’s Arm Path

A clean and consistent “Arm-Swing” is crucial to the health and longevity of any thrower.  Through hours of video analysis, studying various drills, and looking at various patterns the best…

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It’s all in the Hips! The BEST Hip Activation Drill for Throwers

This is a drill that helps activate the hips and create awareness of how to use your lower half into a throw.  Some kids have trouble with the movement shown…

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Baseball Rebellion Pitching Breakdown: Masahiro Tanaka

Baseball Rebellion Pitching Breakdown Masahiro Tanaka Masahiro Tanaka is struggling in his last 4 starts of the 2017 season. Baseball Rebellion breaks down his pitching mechanics and gives insight on…

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How To Stop Kids From Throwing Sidearm

The most common problem I see in both online and in person evaluations is a lack of body awareness through the throwing delivery. Many kids are seemingly taught to just…

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Prowler Pull Your Way to More Velocity

Prowler Pull Your Way to More Velocity There is a common misconception that “pushing off the rubber” helps pitchers throw faster. Many pitching instructors still teach this flawed use of…

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Proper Front Side Pitching Mechanics

Proper Front Side Pitching Mechanics Have you ever wondered how to use the front half of your body properly through your pitching delivery? In this Baseball Rebellion article I explain the optimal way…

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Pitchers, How & Why to add an Old School Leg Kick to your Delivery

Pitchers, How & Why to add an “Old School” Leg Kick to your Delivery! There are a few points in a pitchers delivery that can be looked at as being…

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