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Proper Baseball Hitting Mechanics: “Hiding Hands” Zepp Experiment (featuring JD Martinez)

Boost “Top Out” Bat Speed By “Hiding The Hands”, Like JD Martinez…   Question: Does Hiding the Hands Increase Bat Speed versus NOT Hiding Them? Using the Zepp (Labs) Baseball app, I wanted to use the Scientific Method to analyze if hiding the hands from the pitcher prior to stride landing boosts bat speed, over not hiding them.  Some may…

Baseball Batting Tips: Small Hitter’s Way To Power (featuring Wilin Rosario)

Wilin Rosario Baseball Batting Tips: Big Power Without Being, Ahem, BIG…   Question… How do you defeat a man who stands 9-feet, 9-inches tall?  What if this man had a bronze helmet on his head and wore a coat of scale armor of bronze weighing 125-pounds; on his legs he wears bronze greaves, and a bronze javelin is slung on his back.  His…

Baseball Swing Plane Experiment: Staying Low Like Stephen Vogt

Getting Under The Ball Like Stephen Vogt – A Baseball Swing Plane Experiment Stephen Vogt side note: CLICK HERE to watch video of him doing referee impersonations, he’s apparently known for, on Intentional Talk.  That’s Johnny Gomes in the background 😀 Question: Can the Back Leg Angle Affect Ball Flight During the Final Turn? Using the Zepp (Labs) Baseball app, I…

Mental Approach To Hitting: “Failing Forward”

“Failing Forward” Like Derek Jeter, Reggie Jackson, & Michael Jordan This was a “rough draft” inspirational speech I did for my local Toastmasters group about “Failing Forward”… Sorry audio isn’t as good as my other videos. I wrote it for my parents, coaches, and hitters who are struggling through the hitting process. CLICK HERE for my speech cliff notes. Big thanks…

Batting Timing Drills: 2 Little Known Ways To Get “On-Time”

The Sooner You Know These Batting Timing Drills The Better Take a guess at one of the biggest hitting frustrations is, according to my readers? Timing! Probably not a shocker because your hitters probably struggle with this as well.  Mine do! I always tell my hitters, the most efficient mechanics in the world don’t mean a thing, if a hitter’s…

Batting Cages May Be Dangerous To Repeatable Power

I know you what you’re thinking, “Okay, so what’s wrong with hitting at the batting cages?“ We’ll get to that… But before we do, let me set the stage for what I’m about to share with you… A glimpse into an online hitting lesson I gave to my hitter Stephen at The Feedback Lab. I was granted permission from Kyle Harrington (Stephen’s…

Baseball Quotes: The Work Ethic Derek Jeter Is Talking About

5 Powerful Baseball Quotes From Top Hitters… I often post inspirational baseball quotes from top MLB hitters on my Facebook fan-page. So I wanted to share my top five player quotes and photos that get the most engagement on Facebook…ENJOY!   Derek Jeter I read D.J.’s unauthorized biography The Captain: The Journey Of Derek Jeter, and baseball quotes like this…

Baseball Online: Never Suffer From Bat Drag Again

Baseball Online: Ryan Bruan

Since it’s the end of 2014/beginning 2015, I wanted to do a baseball online re-cap article on my TOP-3 blog posts in 2014, based on my Google Analytic Metrics.  The top-3 were: Baseball Training Aids: Long Slow Swing Fix? (4,425 page views – 12 page views/day), Josh Donaldson: Stay CLOSED & Add Ball Exit Speed (4,250 page views – 11.5…

Sadaharu Oh: 5’10” 173-lbs, 868 Dingers Over 22-Years – How?

According to Baseball-Reference.com, the “Barry Bonds” of Japanese baseball, Sadaharu Oh: Is 5-foot, 173-pounds, and Hit 868 homers in 22 years (that’s almost 40/season!!)… How did he do this? Sadaharu Oh Analysis: Your Mission, if you Choose to Accept it… Watch the above hitting footage, and identify – what you think – are the two most critical things contributing to…

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