Exit Velocity

Exit Velocity and Launch Angle: Find the Best LA for Your Player’s EV

Baseball Rebellion CEO, Chas Pippitt, talks about how to find the best launch angle based on the hitter’s exit velocity and how to avoid fielders so you can get on base!

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The WORST Hitting Drills for Baseball and Softball EXPOSED- Part 2

The Worst Hitting Drills For Baseball and Softball Exposed, Part 2 A lot has happened at Baseball Rebellion since February 8th, 2013.  On that date, I wrote “The WORST Hitting…

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Training Your Swing With Intent – Revisited

Training Your Swing With Intent – Revisited  After watching the video above, I think you would be able to say that every single swing was taken with authority, purpose,…

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Hand Path in the Swing- Revisited

The Truth About Hand Path in the Baseball Swing – Revisited Years ago, I wrote an article on Hand Path that featured the Rebel’s Rack.  If you have not read…

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How to Increase Exit Velocity: Learn First, Then Load

EXIT VELOCITY is quite the buzz-worthy topic these days.  Just as pitchers have gone through the unrelenting quest to increase their throwing velocity, hitters are doing the same thing with…

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Launch Angle: The Most Misunderstood Term in Hitting

Baseball Rebellion CEO Chas Pippitt discusses a “controversial” term: Launch Angle. Hear why Launch Angle is misunderstood and how it should be used.

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Pitchers Who Can Rake

In general, I am in favor of employing the Designated Hitter (DH) across baseball for a variety of reasons, most of which are outside the scope of this article. One…

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Major League Hitting Thoughts & Using the Knob to Time Barrel Release

Whenever Major League hitters come up in conversation with students, parents, or other coaches, the following question often arises: How do many of the best hitters in the world only focus…

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How #HittingTwitter Must Change if Hitting is Going to Change

#HittingTwitter is like the Wild Wild West.  There’s lots of opinions out there…some better and more informed than others…and mostly, when a disagreement happens, instead of trying to “Get it…

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