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Power Swing

How to Become a “Contact Hitter” Who Crushes the Ball

About the Author – Ben Lipson, Head Softball Coach, Alverno College   Ben Lipson was hired as the sixth head coach in the history of the Alverno softball program in October of 2018 and will enter his first season as head coach of the Inferno for the 2019 season. With over a decade of postgraduate…

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Training Your Swing With Intent – Revisited

Training Your Swing With Intent – Revisited  After watching the video above, I think you would be able to say that every single swing was taken with authority, purpose,…

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Swing Accuracy? What it Means to Put the Bat on the Ball!

One of the common misconceptions related to an upward swing is that the hitter is selling out for power and sacrificing the ability to make consistent contact. In this article,…

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How to Increase Exit Velocity: Learn First, Then Load

Drop Your Bat EXIT VELOCITY is quite the buzz-worthy topic these days.  Just as pitchers have gone through the unrelenting quest to increase their throwing velocity, hitters are doing the…

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Baseball Rebellion Swing Breakdown: Fred “The Crime Dog” McGriff

Baseball Rebellion Swing Breakdown: Fred McGriff As most of you know already, I really enjoy going back to look at some of baseball’s all-time great hitters. Fred McGriff played for many teams…

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Three Phases to Effortless Power

There’s a very good chance that you’ve heard these phrases at some point, “that was effortless” or “kid’s got easy power”. If you’re unfamiliar with “effortless power” you might not…

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Pitchers Who Can Rake

In general, I am in favor of employing the Designated Hitter (DH) across baseball for a variety of reasons, most of which are outside the scope of this article. One…

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Baseball Swing Breakdown: Harmon Killebrew

Baseball Rebellion Swing Breakdown: Harmon Killebrew Harmon Killebrew was signed by the Washington Senators in 1954 at the age of 17 years old.  Like most players of this era of…

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Hitting Conversations With Baseball Rebellion

I talk to many coaches, all over the country, on a monthly, weekly, and daily basis.  One of my favorite coaches (we will call him “Eric” which is not his…

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Training Your Swing With Intent

After watching the video above, I think you would be able to say that every single swing was taken with authority, purpose, and  the plan of ruining a pitcher’s day….

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Rock Into The New Season with This Power Starter

One  of the more difficult things we ask our clients to do here at The Baseball Rebellion, is to develop their own sense of rhythm and fluidity in their movements….

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