Hitting Theory

Should You Finish Your Swing With One Hand or Two?

The Toronto Blue Jays had one of Baseball’s best offenses from 2012-2015. One of the main reasons for this has been Edwin Encarnacion. Since 2012, Encarnacion has hit 151 home…

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What’s Your Two Strike Approach?

Have you ever heard your coaches yell “two-strike approach” from the coaching box or dugout? What does that mean? Most of the time they are looking for their hitters to…

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The Imitation Game

As hitting instructors, we strive to help every hitter reach their highest potential and swing in the most optimal way possible. One way in which we do this is through…

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Baseball Rebellion Links Front Side Injuries to Swing Mechanics

The vast majority of injury discussion surrounding baseball involves pitching and throwing mechanics due to the alarming Tommy John epidemic. For more on this click here to see Justin Orenduff’s…

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Who Owns Your Swing?

Now that it is 2015, players all over the country are ramping up their offseason training in anticipation for the upcoming baseball season. I want to comment on a common…

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The Truth About Bat Grip

One constant message we send to our players regarding hitting is “your first mistake is your worst mistake.” A hitter’s first mistake causes the subsequent pieces of the swing to…

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Little League World Series Hitting Recap

Congratulations to South Korea’s Seoul Little League for completing their undefeated run to the 2014 Little League World Series (LLWS) title! This year’s LLWS took the world by storm. There…

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2014 Little League World Series: Hitters To Watch

It’s that time of year again. The summer baseball season is wrapping up and kids all over the country are getting ready to go back to school in a few…

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Can Your Hitter Explain A Swing This Well? If not…What Are You Buying?

We recently decided to have a contest At I.T.S. Baseball, the research facility for Baseball Rebellion. We wanted to see how well our hitters could really explain the swing mechanics they’re…

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SCARY BAD Baseball Coaching by Jose Canseco! Baseball Rebellion Halloween Edition

Twitter is a beautiful thing.  It allows me to communicate directly with our readers and see the interesting thoughts they have on the game.  Occasionally, a reader will Tweet me…

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What can a Seesaw Teach us about Baseball Hitting Mechanics?

Do you know how hard it is to find video of people using a seesaw in a normal way?  There’s tons of ‘seesaw fail’ videos on youtube…and they all involve…

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Gain Early Bat Speed with “The Rule of The Flail”

Bat speed.  Where does it start and how is it created?   This could possibly be one of, if not, the most controversial aspects of the swing among those looking…

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