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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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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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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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Nutrition for Baseball Performance

Baseball players know that nutrition matters, yet many have no idea what to do when it comes to nutrition. Check out these tips from Champion Performance.

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Don’t Take the Knob to the Ball!

A lot of coaches teach knob to the ball. This does somewhat happen but not as drastic as some hitting coaches make it. Here is one drill to help this cue.

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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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