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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 and the same every single time.  First, we let the player warm themselves up how they ‘normally do’, then they are evaluated in their skill.… continue reading

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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 or external feedback is more effective has been quite polarizing. Although this is the most common debate, there are many other factors to consider when it comes to motor learning such as practice variability and the quantity of feedback.… continue reading

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BR Case Study: Tiffani Railey, From Juco to the SEC in Two Training Days and a Tweet.

BR Case Study Tiffani Railey

BR Case Study: Tiffany Railey

From Juco to the SEC in Two Training Days and a Tweet

On December 28th, I met Tiffani Railey. I had never met her before, but I had worked with her older brother, Matt, on attempting to comeback to baseball after being released by the Arizona Diamondbacks.continue reading

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Baseball Rebellion Case Study: Ian Hagenmiller

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Hitting Case Study: Ian Hagenmiller

At Baseball Rebellion, we get lots of calls from players at all levels of baseball. From little league dads and moms trying to help their kids get their first hit, to MLB players working to stay at the highest level of baseball.continue reading

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Baseball Rebellion Case Study: Amanda Brinegar

Baseball Rebellion Case Study: Amanda B.
Baseball Rebellion Case Study Amanda B.

Amanda Brinegar

Class: 2018

Home Town: Austin, TX

Height: 5’7″

Bats / Throws: R/R

Position: SS/2b

Exit Speed: 70.1 mph

Baseball Rebellion Case Study: Amanda Brinegar

Amanda has been working with Baseball Rebellion since 2013.  She was one of my first ever online softball clients.  … continue reading

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Baseball Rebellion in the Big Leagues: Mark Canha Swing Analysis

Mark Canha Baseball Rebellion swing

It was December 23, 2014, I was downstairs in my office looking at some video of my invitation only clinic that most of my best players attend every year that ended 2 days before, when I got an email from “Mark”.… continue reading

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Baseball Rebellion Case Study: Hannah Morris

Baseball Rebellion Prospect Hannah Morris

Hannah Morris

Class: 2018

Home Town: Durham, NC

Height: 5′ 6”

Bats / Throws: L / R

Position: Pitcher, 1st Base, 3rd Base

Ball Exit Speed: 72.6mph

20 Yard Dash: 3.0

Hannah started training with us at I.T.S. Baseball in March of 2015.… continue reading

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Baseball Rebellion Case Study: Jett Satterfield

Baseball Rebellion Prospects Jett S
Baseball Rebellion Prospect Jett Satterfield

Jett Satterfield

Class: 2019

Home Town: Hillsborough, NC

Height / Weight: 6’0” / 180lb

Bats / Throws: R/R

Position: C/SS

Exit Speed / Throwing Velo: 94.2 / 81

60 Yard Dash: 6.9

Status: UNCOMMITTED

Baseball Rebellion Case Study: Jett Satterfield

Jett has been in the program for 4 years now, and while I have not located his official evaluation video, I do have some early video of Jett, which you can see below.… continue reading

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Baseball Rebellion Case Study: AJ Bumpass

Baseball Rebellion Prospects AJ Bumpass
Baseball Rebellion Prospect AJ Bumpass

AJ Bumpass

Class: 2015

Home Town: Durham, NC

Height / Weight: 6’1” / 195lb

Bats / Throws: L/R

Position: OF

Exit Speed / Throwing Velo: 105.2 / 92

60 Yard Dash: 6.55

Status: ENROLLED University of Cincinnati

Baseball Rebellion Case Study: AJ Bumpass

AJ Bumpass has been a part of I.T.S.… continue reading

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Case Study: More Than Just a Good Swing

Case Study: More than Just a Good Swing

The following Case Study shows the growth of two very different 10 year old boys, Tyler and Brennan.  Tyler came into the program with no previous professional instruction and Brennan came in with many lessons under his belt.  What both boys had, and every hitter in lessons needs was the right attitude, dedication, and an open mind that allowed for  tremendous growth.  … continue reading