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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 hour and fifteen minute trip once a week from Lynchburg, Virginia to Baseball Rebellion HQ in Durham, NC for hitting and throwing instruction.… continue reading

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Baseball Rebellion Pitching Breakdown: Masahiro Tanaka

Baseball Rebellion Pitching Breakdown

Masahiro Tanaka

Masahiro Tanaka is struggling in his last 4 starts of the 2017 season. Baseball Rebellion breaks down his pitching mechanics and gives insight on Tanaka’s troubles.  He throws a four and two-seam fastball, slider, curveball, and a nasty split-finger. … continue reading

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Baseball Rebellion Pitching Breakdown: Hunter Greene

Baseball Rebellion Pitching Breakdown:

Hunter Greene

Hunter Greene is a senior at Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, California. He is 6’4″, 210 pounds and has reached 102mph on the radar gun. He is projected to be the first right-handed pitcher taken overall in the 2017 MLB draft.  … continue reading

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ROM Case Study #1: The Effects of 100 Pitches at Max effort on the Throwing Shoulder

100 throws at 100% effort, pitch count

This Case Study is the only study of its kind.  Enjoy.  

Introduction

Today is February 11th, 2015. In the last several years, we have seen the number of throwing related injuries in all of professional baseball steadily rise. A standardization of pitch counts and guidelines among age groups have been introduced to combat the ongoing epidemic of throwing related injuries.… continue reading

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Baseball Rebellion Case Study: A young lefty’s remarkable improvement

young baseball rebellion student

young baseball rebellion student

Chas and I had a discussion recently regarding many of our students both in person and online.  Last week, Chas wrote about one of his younger students Henry and how fast he has developed in such a short period.  We’ve been amazed how far some of our students have progressed since their initial evaluations.  … continue reading

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Case Study #1: Consistency at 10 years old??

10 Year Old Demonstrating Proper Pitching Mechanics with Consistency

10 Year Old Demonstrating Proper Pitching Mechanics with ConsistencyIs it possible that a 10 year old kid could be the most consistent pitcher I have in my program?  The answer is YES!  After I finished part 3 of the “UP, DOWN, & OUT” article, I wanted to make sure I provided you with an example of how I can take a high level mechanical pattern seen in professional players and instill the same pattern in a young pitcher.… continue reading