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Initiating Proper Sequencing with the Banded Slot Drill

Initiating the Swing Sequence We have talked before about the Initial start of the swing. It is crucial for a hitter to understand how to sequence properly in order to hit the ball harder and farther. Understanding the first initial moves and why you need to get your barrel slotted is crucial for success at…

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The Mental Game: Train your Brain

The Mental Game: Training a Disciplined Brain Welcome to the first article in our mental game series!  The goal of this series is to provide you with specific information on…

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Mastering the Curveball: Mechanics, Spins and Drills

Learning to Throw a Great Curveball Curveball: A pitch that is known for having great break, spin, and movement. A very difficult pitch to hit. Also, my FAVORITE pitch to…

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The Yips and the Will to Persevere

The Long-lasting Effects of the Yips Although I did find solace during my last collegiate game, my experience with the yips was far from over. I mean that in both…

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The Yips: From National Player of the Year to Dreading Pitching

The Yips: Losing Control Wanting to pitch every game quickly turned to hoping that I wasn\’t in the starting line-up. Could I ever feel confident in the circle again? Would…

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Proper Landing Mechanics for Pitchers

Stride Leg Landing Mechanics To properly understand movements within the pitching motion, we need to first address how the body moves in many other athletic movements. Softball pitching is not…

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Spin Series with Lacey Waldrop: Change-up Drills

Do you want to develop a devastating change-up? Check out Lacey Waldrop’s favorite drills to increase deception and develop consistency.

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Attacking Contact vs. Attacking Bat Path

A proper bat path is one of the most important components of having success at the plate. Learn the difference in attacking contact and attacking bat path.

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Spin Series with Lacey Waldrop: Change-up

Why you Need a Change-up Hitting is all about timing. Of course, there are other components, but if you’re on time with a pitch, you have a good chance of…

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Improving Consistency and Body Awareness – Beginner Pitchers

Developing Body Awareness and Self-Adjustments in Young Pitchers So often, we are quick to instruct young pitchers and softball players in general through a step-by-step process. I am guilty of…

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Important vs. Vital – Swing Mechanics

What’s Important vs. What is Vital in the Swing By now you guys know me and have a pretty good handle on how I explain ideas and concepts at Baseball…

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The Importance of Throwing Quality Pitches

Control the Controllables. Throw Quality Pitches. During a lesson with one of my younger pitchers, we started having a conversation about different counts and the importance of quality pitches. When…

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