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Fix Your Bat Path by Striding With Your Hips

Barrel Turn and Swinging Up A negative or downward swing path. Even talking about ‘level’ swing paths makes me want to cringe. It’s 2019 and we have autonomous cars yet…

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Improve Swing Quality with the Back Foot Box Drill

One Simple Drill That Will Improve Your Swing Quality Watch any given Major League Baseball game and you are likely to find very different looking swings. The same goes if…You’ve…

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Throwback (Sort of) Thursday- The Beautiful Swings of Mike & Carl Yastrzemski

Mike Yastrzemski of the San Francisco Giants Delivers One of the Best Moments of the 2019 MLB Season The First Yastrzemski If you even remotely call yourself a baseball fan,…

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The Front Arm- The Bent Front Elbow & the Arm Bar

The Arm Bar & The Bent Front Elbow There is a lot of talk about across hitting platforms about the front arm position and if it should be bent or…You’ve…

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Online Hitting Lessons- Are They Right For You?

Online Hitting Lessons Online hitting lessons are something that is not new. For some people, however, the concept is tough to understand. There is one first question always asked. “Why…

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Drive the Ball to All Fields with a Simple Visual Aid

Power to All Fields Driving the ball to all fields is obviously a great skill for hitters to acquire. Many hitters struggle to drive the ball to the opposite field…

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Implementing and Executing Situational Batting Practice for Teams

Situational Batting Practice Learn from a nationally ranked NCAA Division-1 program on how they execute situational batting practice and the best ways to implement it into your practices. No matter…You’ve…

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Game Preparation: Be Ready, The Rebel’s Way

The Best Ways You Can Prepare for the Game Preparation is the key for any successful athlete. The fast-paced, “throw and go”, nature of youth baseball, these days, can put…You’ve…

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Timing the Upper Body Load with Your Stride

Create Better Timing by Creating More Rhythm Understanding False Separation Most hitters are trying to time their load and stride just by pushing their hands back. This is detrimental to…

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Mastering Head Position During the Swing: Head Pivot Drill

Head Movement in the Swing Hitting a moving ball is hard enough as it is without moving your eyes in the middle of the rotation! Many times, players have a…You’ve…

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Staying Through the Ball: The Extension Drill

Is “Extension” Staying Through the Ball? Staying through the ball is extremely important for any hitter of any age. Many coaches talk about extension but we are going to show…You’ve…

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5 Drills for Better Upper Body Swing Mechanics

Creating Better Arm Position = Better Barrel Turn The upper body in the swing is very crucial. It is part of what’s holding and ultimately delivering the bat to contact….

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