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Baseball Rebellion Podcast – Episode 37, Ari Shapiro, Sports Journalist and Jays Journal Podcast

Baseball Rebellion Podcast

Today Dave and JK sit down and talk about practice awareness and how it can benefit your players throughout the long summer months.  We welcome on Ari Shapiro, host of the Jays Journal Podcast and sports journalist of the Toronto Blue Jays. … continue reading

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Baseball Rebellion Podcast – Episode 34, Chris Constantine of The Cape Cod Baseball League

Baseball Rebellion Podcast

This week Dave and JK review Baseball Rebellion’s latest article on the mythical disappearance of the .300 hitter. The Baseball Rebellion Podcast then welcomes on Chris Constantine of the Cape Cod Baseball League to discuss his journey and some great outfielding tips.… continue reading

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Baseball Rebellion Podcast – Episode 33, Bob Nightengale from USA Today

Baseball Rebellion Podcast

This week, the guys of Baseball Rebellion discuss Robinson Cano’s career and his recent suspension due to PED use.  We welcome on Bob Nightengale, baseball writer for USA Today.  Thanks for listening!

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5 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 school in North Carolina, is about half your season though!  So what are some things you can do if you’re starting off the season a little behind where you want to be?… continue reading

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Launch Angle: The Most Misunderstood Term in Hitting

Launch Angle is a huge topic in all of baseball and softball right now.  Many coaches, parents, and players are scared of the term “launch angle”, as they think or assume that people that talk about launch angle want you to practice popping up and flying out.  Why would a coach want that?!?  We in the ‘top of the cage’ camp do not want you to practice hitting weak and easy to catch hits.  We are trying, and in most cases succeeding, in allowing players to reach their power potential and drive the ball farther, which can in many cases leads to more powerful hits, more doubles, and more home runs.… continue reading

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Switch Hitting…Is it worth it?

In honor of the greatest switch hitter of all time, Chipper Jones, being inducted into the Hall of Fame this past month, I wanted to give my take on switch hitting. Every so often, a parent asks me if I think their son or daughter should switch hit.continue reading

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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 school coaches across the state to hear from guest speakers on a wide range of topics from hitting to pitching to defense, and even turf management.… continue reading

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BR Client Adam Parzych Wins the 2017 National Power Showcase!

Hey everyone!  In this article I’m going to recap an amazing weekend I had in Dallas, TX watching the 2017 National Power Showcase at Globe Life Park in Arlington which ended in a win for one of my very first Baseball Rebellion clients here in Tallahassee, Florida.… continue reading

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Understanding the Recruiting Process – While Enjoying It (Part I)

The recruiting process is an exciting time, or at least it should be. In my experience as a Division I Softball Coach, I found a lot of the potential student-athletes I spoke with felt stressed about the process. The recruiting process can be daunting – or so it seems.continue reading