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Dave Shinskie

Baseball Rebellion Podcast – Episode 25, Will Arnold of NIACC

In today’s episode, JK is joined by Chas Pippitt, Tyler Zupcic, and Eric Tyler.  The guys discuss the opportunity that all coaches have to speak and work with their player’s…

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Baseball Rebellion Podcast – Episode 24, Alex Wood of the L.A. Dodgers

In today’s episode, JK and Dave dive into the myth of the .300 hitter.  MLB All-Star and North Carolina native Alex Wood drops in for a few minutes to discuss…

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Baseball Rebellion Podcast – Episode 22, Ronnie Dawson of the Houston Astros

This week Dave and JK discuss the Baseball Rebellion process from a Human Development perspective. Chas interviews up and comer Ronnie Dawson of the Houston Astros organization. Thanks for listening!

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Baseball Rebellion Podcast – Episode 22, Lauren Haeger

Today Dave and JK talk about the importance of continuing your weight training out of season and during a season. I get the chance to interview Houston Scrap Yard Dogs…

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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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Baseball Rebellion Podcast – Episode 21, Michael Klim- FIU Softball

  In this weeks episode, Dave and JK discuss the benefits of situational practicing during the year.  I have a great talk with FIU softball assistant coach Michael Klim about…

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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 Podcast – Episode 20, Kurt Hewes – Ignite Baseball

This week JK and Dave review some commonly misused words and cues that your son or daughter may be hearing at practice.  Thy guys welcome on Kurt Hewes from Ignite…

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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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Baseball Rebellion Podcast – Episode 19, Chas Pippitt

This week Dave and JK get into a discussion about consistent positivity in a players life from the people that are around them most.  Following the discussion, they guys interview…

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Baseball Rebellion Podcast – Episode 17, Ryan Mountcastle

In this week’s episode the guys welcome on re-occuring guest, Ryan Mountcastle, top prospect in the Baltimore Orioles organization.  They discuss the the great 2017 year that Ryan had and…

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Arm Swing Separation Drill With Band Resistance

#ThirtySecondLesson This past week I tweeted a quick drill without going too far in depth into why we do the drill and what it is for. I use this drill…

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