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Garrett Gordon

Warm-Up Hitting Drills for Hitters of All Ages

Front shoulders flying open, pulling off the ball are mainly due to posture being compromised in a hitters swing. The two drills in this article will help hitters understand the right posture and a hitting drill that I do everyday during in person lessons.

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How Far Should a Hitter Stride?

How Far Should a Hitter Stride? We get a lot of questions weekly on how far a hitter should stride.  It all depends! Mainly body size and starting stance width…

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How to Stop Popping Up On High Pitches

Learn How to Stop Popping Up On High Pitches and start driving them with the high pitch barrier drill from Baseball Rebellion.

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One Tool To Stop Roll Over Groundballs

Learn how these 3 Flat bat variations can help cure weak roll over grounders. Helping your hitters understand swing direction, barrel turn and proper extension.

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How to Train to Hit Offspeed Pitches

Many hitters seem to hit well in the cage but not in games. It comes down to how the hitter trains their pitch selection and most importantly their adjustability. By simply doing front toss with a twist you can change how a hitter adjusts from pitch to pitch.

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Drills for Better Upper Body Mechanics

Often a hitter will miss-hit the ball due to poor upper body direction. This upper body direction plan gives hitters a simple lay out on how they use their upper body properly to hit the ball. If your hitters struggle with flying open or issues understanding how to properly side bend, then this article is for you.

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Two Verbal Cues to Help Hit for Average & Power

Hitting for Power and for Average We can all agree that Baseball is a numbers game.  With the technology that is available today, it makes it easier for us to…

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Stop Hitting Just to Hit

Quality over Quantity We have all heard that statement before, but baseball and softball training seem to have not listened. Yes, one of the main ways to get better at…

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Six Traits That Make a Great Outfielder

Do you have the qualities that make a great Outfielder? “But the outfield is boring” At the youth level, outfielders may not get much attention or glory. This is because…

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Consistent Hard Contact Is All In The Hips

If you are tired of seeing inconsistent contact at the plate check out this drill to help prevent your hips from sliding forward and turn with more power.

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What Does it Mean to Be Coachable?

How do you handle constructive criticism by your coaches? Learn how being more coachable will allow you to better your talents as an athlete.

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Stop Casting Your Hands in the Swing

Staying connected in the swing is vital for a hitter’s success. Cast your hands and barrel in your swing can result in poor contact and consistency when hitting. Oftentimes hitters mindlessly hit off the tee thinking they are getting better. With this simple drill, you can make sure you are staying connected better and improve your bat path to the ball.

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