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Eric Tyler describes how Baseball Rebellion uses the split grip drill to help improve both barrel direction and bat path.
With the season approaching, timing is often a major concern at this time of year. This article explains how a simple 4-part drill progression can help make the adjustment from cage to game a seamless one.
The ability for an athlete to rotate in proper kinematic sequence allows for maximum speed gain throughout rotation. The first step in this sequence is proper hip shoulder separation. Oftentimes in rotation, the first mistake is the worst mistake. Learning to properly disassociate pelvic rotation from shoulder rotation is key in creating bat speed.
Eric Tyler explains how shifting your contact point can help you hit more line drives, without changing your mechanics!
How Far Out Front Should You Hit The Ball? Where Does the Swing Plane Come From? Point of Impact Every hitter swings up, and every hitter swings down. However, when the downturn ends and the barrel begins to turn up or “on-plane” can dictate the impact a hitter has on the ball. The best hitters…
Do you think you run the perfect practice? Think again. How do we as coaches maximize our practice time effectively? The answer is preciseness and efficiency. Lay out what you…
Baseball Rebellion Instructor talks about what he thought about the Rebel’s Rack before he started working here and what he thinks about it a year later!
Over rotation of the back foot in the baseball swing can cause hitters to be inconsistent with their bat path. Learn how you can help correct it today.
Improvements are rarely if ever, made during the course of a season. Much of an athlete’s in-season focus is on preparing their body to play that day and not as much on their skill development. With that being said, when does the time come to develop those skills and make yourself a better player? Whether it be hitting, running, arm strength, or body composition, there is always something to improve upon. The offseason is where development reigns and most skill development is accomplished.
Creating an approach at the plate is something I would consider to be very overlooked and under-taught. But, what exactly is an approach and how does it help you? This article goes into detail about what an approach is, how it can help, and how to create your very own.
Approaches are often individual to each hitter. What one person thinks or prepares for may be completely different than what you need. It is your job as a hitter to find what works for you.
The front shoulder flying open is one of the biggest mistakes hitters make. Check out two cues you can use to help your hitters stay on the ball longer
Timing. The most sought after attribute in hitting can often be the most difficult to obtain. With any timing, there has to be a beginning as well as an end. When it comes to hitting the ending is when the bat makes contact with the ball, so what is the beginning? When the hitters starts to lift their front heel and begin the process of striding is the start to timing. So when should that begin? Lets take a look.