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Baseball Rebellion Position Player Case Study: Jacob W. 76 to 91mph

For my first case study since I have been at Baseball Rebellion I’m going to look at 17-year-old high school junior Jacob W.. Jacob and his parents make the two…

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The Science of Coaching in 3 Easy Steps

Over the past couple of years, I have seen a lot of discussion on how to give the most effective feedback to athletes. In particular, the question of whether internal…

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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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RAISE THE ROOF! – How to Help Raise a Hitter’s Ceiling

Last month, I got the opportunity to speak at the North Carolina High School Baseball Coaches Clinic in Greensboro, NC. It is an awesome event held each December for high…

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Culture, Motivation, and Giving Back: The “Green Bell” Phenomenon

    A few weeks ago, as the new Baseball/Softball Rebellion HQ facility in Durham, NC started to come together, we purchased a giant green bell that we hung up…

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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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The Cause of Andrew Miller’s Knee Trouble

    We don’t usually talk about lower half injuries in baseball pitchers. It is more like shoulder, elbow, lat, and an occasional blister on a finger. In this article, we…

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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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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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Transfer Drills For All Positions

In this article, Baseball Rebellion gives away a few transfer drills to eliminate time and thought while throwing. These drills are meant to have the player use footwork to allow…

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The Myth Behind The Risk

In the following article I hope to enlighten you on how to properly throw a curveball and why it’s a myth that it puts more torque on your elbow. It has…

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Monitoring Mechanics In A Velocity Program

Monitoring Mechanics In A Velocity Program As with most things, there are varying opinions on what makes a successful pitcher. The current generation of players and coaches seems to have a sort of tunnel vision…

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