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How to Increase Exit Velocity: Learn First, Then Load

EXIT VELOCITY is quite the buzz-worthy topic these days.  Just as pitchers have gone through the unrelenting quest to increase their throwing velocity, hitters are doing the same thing with…

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The Case for In-Season Instruction

Disclaimer:  This article is somewhat self-serving and biased as I am a private instruction coach…and Baseball Rebellion/Softball Rebellion is an instructional company…but there is a tremendous value in continuing lessons…

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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

Baseball Rebellion Pitching Instructor Dave Shinskie introduces the MEW Drill, which helps develop a clean and consistent delivery! Learn the drill!

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A Basic Warm-Up Routine for a Youth Pitcher

When a client (usually a pitcher between the ages of 8-18) comes in for a first-time evaluation at Baseball Rebellion I have them warm up in their normal way they would…

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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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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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Momentus Speed Hitter: Baseball Rebellion Product Review

Baseball Rebellion Product Review: Momentus Speed Hitter You’ve seen it before in your training facility, maybe you have seen the commercial, or perhaps you own it. The Momentus Speed Hitter…

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The Second WORST Hitting Drill for Baseball or Softball EXPOSED!

Almost three years ago, Chas Pippitt exposed the WORST Hitting Drill in all of baseball and softball.  After scouring the internet and thinking back on all the crazy drills that…

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The Imitation Game

As hitting instructors, we strive to help every hitter reach their highest potential and swing in the most optimal way possible. One way in which we do this is through…

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A Great Pitcher Needs One “HEEL” Of A Landing

Once upon a time I used to have the words “ball foot to ball foot” as my screensaver on my computer. At the time, I was a freshman at George…

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