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Should a Hitter Get his Front Foot Down Early? Baseball Rebellion Investigates.

Should a Hitter Get His Front Foot Down Early? Baseball Rebellion Investigates. Here at Baseball Rebellion, we like to say “The Swing IS The Turn”. When we coach our hitters…

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Fix Rolling Over FOREVER – Say goodbye to top spin and weak ground balls with TWO simple movement cues!

Fix Rolling Over Forever – Say Goodbye to Top Spin and Weak Ground Balls With Two Simple Movement Cues! Many hitters roll over the ball way too often.  “Rolling Over”…

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The Movements that Made The Rebellion – The Rebel’s Rack Revisited

Baseball Rebellion owner Chas Pippitt goes through the movements that have developed thousands of hitters at Baseball Rebellion. Featuring the Rebel’s Rack!

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Five Small Adjustments to Turn Your Season Around

5 Small Adjustments to Turn Your Season Around It’s early in the season in Major League Baseball and even earlier in the minors.  Some guys have as many as 50…

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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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Stop Popping Up

All too often you see a hitter pop a ball up to the infield or in foul territory and hear one or both of these reactions from uninformed coaches and…

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Launch Angle: The Most Misunderstood Term in Hitting

Baseball Rebellion CEO Chas Pippitt discusses a “controversial” term: Launch Angle. Hear why Launch Angle is misunderstood and how it should be used.

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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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Baseball Rebellion Swing Breakdown – Nick E.

Hey everyone! I just want to share a quick background on Baseball Rebellion HQ client Nick E.  Nick has been coming to us for a couple years. He is a…

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End Late Swings and Foul Balls – Bat Drag & the Bat Drag Buster!

As mentioned in the video above, bat drag is when a batter will pull their back elbow past the knob of the bat, delaying the barrel’s turn around the knob….

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The Forgotten Key to Swing Path: The Front Arm

The Forgotten Key to Swing Path: The Front Arm The Forgotten Key to Swing Path: The Front Arm When I hear most hitting coaches and players talk about swing path,…

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Two Common Mistakes That Limit Space for Your Barrel to Turn

2 Common Mistakes That Limit Space for Your Barrel to Turn While a hitter may perform many quality movements, the energy that is created can be lost before it reaches…

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