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BR Weekly Drill Video Review- See What You Missed

Different athletes require different cues and drills to help them learn. Each day we post a different drill that was used in lessons to help a certain hitter achieve the change they are looking for

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Stop Flying Open- The Pump Fake Drill

Many hitters of all ages do not always get to the best position when their front foot lands. Keeping the body loaded throughout the stride is crucial for hitters to truly perform their best. With this “Pump fake check drill” you will help your hitters gain more awareness of where they actually have to be when their front foot gets down.

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5 Drills for Better Upper Body Swing Mechanics

If your hitters are struggling with constant upper body mistakes in hitting here are 5 drills to help them turn faster and make more consistent hard contact

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The Front Arm- The Bent Front Elbow & the Arm Bar

If you are struggling with arm bar in the swing check out three drills that can help you fix it as well as ways the front arm benefits the bat path.

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Create Proper Bat Path with the PVC Pipe Drill

This drill focuses hitters to turn behind the ball early which helps creates proper bat path which allows hitters to stay in the hitting zone for longer.

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Hitting Terms Every Coach Must Know

Do you Know Today’s Most Commonly Used Hitting Terms? If not, this article will be extremely helpful for you. It’s important for moms, dads, coaches, and players to understand these…

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Attacking Contact vs Attacking Bat Path

Garrett Gordon talks about hitters attacking contact at the plate versus attacking bath path.

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Understanding Physics of the Swing and What this Means for Hitters

You Have To Be Strong To Generate Force Think You’re Strong Enough to Hit for Power? When it comes to maximizing rotational power there are a lot of factors that come into play.  Age, strength, size, balance, coordination and overall athletic ability are factors that need to be taken into consideration.  All those factors dictate……

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The Truth About Extension In The Swing

The Truth About Extension In The Swing Extension is a very common hitting cue. You hear it at all levels in both baseball and softball. But is that phrase even…

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Feel vs. Real- What Makes Mike Trout Great?

Check out what Mike Trout does that makes him arguably the best hitter of all time? See how his practice helps HIM and what it could do to your swing.

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One Drill to Help Cure Pop Ups

At times in hitting effort can outweigh execution. While the hitter feels that they are trying hard and putting their best effort into hitting the ball, they just don’t get…

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One Drill to Help the Direction of Your Swing

One concern often expressed from baseball coaches is their hitter’s front shoulder is “flying out” too early. While the front shoulder does eventually have to open up to allow for proper rotation, doing so too early in the swing can be detrimental to both posture and direction. So how can we teach hitters the proper…

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