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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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Swing Accuracy? What it Means to Put the Bat on the Ball!

One of the common misconceptions related to an upward swing is that the hitter is selling out for power and sacrificing the ability to make consistent contact. In this article,…

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Five 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 at-bats, others far less.  50 at-bats in high…

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The Expertise Assumption: Where Private Coaches Fail their Most Talented Clients

The Expertise Assumption: Where Private Coaches Fail Their Most Talented Clients When an 8 year old walks into Baseball Rebellion for a hitting or throwing evaluation, the process is simple…

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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

Are your hitters popping up? The problem could be your coaching cues! Baseball Rebellion shows you some common reasons that youth hitters pop up and show you the quickest way to fix it.

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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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Don’t PUSH it Pitchers! DRIVE to Thrive!

Dave Shinski discusses how to use the lower half of your body more efficiently in the pitching delivery. When evaluating a pitcher for the first time it’s important to consider a series of simple questions. One of those questions is, “have you ever heard any coaches or instructors use cue words when working with you?” There are many responses from kids and parents when I bring this question up, but one of the most common responses from my young pitchers is that the coach is telling them to “push off the rubber” to generate lower half power.

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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 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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