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Loading the Hip vs Loading the Quad

Oftentimes hitters load their back leg versus loading the hip. Loading the back leg can cause many issues when hitting the ball.

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Should You Get Your Foot Down Early?

Oftentimes when a hitter is late the first thing a coach will say is get your foot down and wait. This is not something you want to do and will actually make you even later. Learn how to create better rhythm and timing in your swing by staying fluid.

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Creating the Engine to Your Swing

JK Whited breaks down THREE key phases of Javy Baez’s swing and how you can learn from him for help creating the engine to your swing.

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Hitters Stop Flying Open With These Two Cues

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

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Stay Through the Ball Long with the Ping Pong Drill

The purpose of this drill is to slightly exaggerate the idea of “staying through the ball”. As we know, it requires not only barrel speed to hit the ball hard, but barrel accuracy.

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How to Use Resistance Bands In Your Swing

Adding some resistance to a complex move can sometimes clean up that movement and create better movement patterns. This article covers three separate ways to use resistance bands to help your hitter.

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Should Hitters Have a Barrel Tip in Their Load?

A Lot of youth hitters watch players in the big leagues and see how much MLB hitters wave and tip their bat. When the bat tip is done correctly it allows for whip and speed through the zone. If done incorrectly it can cause hitters to get loopy and disconnected early in their swing

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Why Failure In Training Breeds Success In Games

Learn how variable training and failure help to better a player’s mentality and preparation come game day and different drills that will help develop your approach.

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Launch Angle Training To Reach Your Full Potential

As with most hitting methodologies these days, there can be a lot of controversy surrounding new ideas. Even though launch angle isn’t anything new, training it is still looked down upon in certain realms of hitting

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How an Ex-Major Leaguer Changed His Hitting Philosophies for the Better

We sit down with former Red Sox Outfielder Bob Zupcic. Hear about life in professional baseball & all the ups and down’s associated with that.

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Two Drills to Barrel More Balls

Everyone who wants hits needs to barrel the ball. Stop working around the zone & start working through the zone with these two simple drills.

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How to Improve Your Timing at the Plate

Don’t lunge! Your head is moving everywhere! Hitters are constantly cued to stay simple and almost still in the box. In an event that requires rhythm and timing, this doesn’t seem to be the best way to accomplish the task. Lunging is bad. We all know that. But the fix doesn’t have to be robbing the hitter of any rhythm and athleticism they may have.

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