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Andrew McCutchen Video: Do This For Longer Drives

In This Andrew McCutchen Video (1 of 4), …We’re going to look at how ‘Cutch’ (5’10” 190 lbs*) used Science to beat Paul Goldschmidt (6’3″, 245 lbs*) for the 2013 NL MVP.  McCutchen has to stay close to human movement science in order to compete with big guys like Goldschmidt. (*according to Baseball-Reference.com) In this Part-1 video, we’ll: Demo the Un-Weighting…

Baseball Hitting Mechanics Video: Form Fix?

In This Baseball Hitting Mechanics Video, …We’re comparing the “Fight” position of one of my young hitters to Robinson Cano. You’ll discover a little known technical flaw limiting explosive rotational power. Cleaning this up gears the body for a more effective turn. We’re going over: What is an optimal “Fight Position” Hitter compensations associated with a bad Fight Position How-to…

Robinson Cano Baseball Hitting Mechanics Video

Two Quick Tips For A Faster Turn, …We’ll be comparing one of my eleven-year-olds Ian to Robinson Cano: If he’s “hiding his hands” from the pitcher, How his front elbow is creating barrel path mayhem, How Robinson Cano uses the Catapult Loading System, and What does Ian need to work on? In this Robinson Cano Baseball Hitting Mechanics Video… I…

Baseball Hitting Mechanics Video: Snapping Towel

In This Baseball Hitting Mechanics Video, …I analyze one of my eighth graders Zack, and we uncover the #1 simple tip can overcome bad hitting technique: “How to make your everyday stance your fight stance, and your fight stance your everyday stance” – Musashi, a famous Japanese Samurai swordsman The Snapping Towel Effect: getting the body moving, The Snapping Towel Effect: the…

Baseball Hitting Video Trick For Long Drives

In This Baseball Hitting Video Trick For Longer Drives, …I analyze one of my young hitters Jarred, comparing his most recent swing to another about six months prior: We analyze how consistent he’s being with his Float, Fall, and Fight Position (Landing), How his spinal alignment got better, and What baseball hitting drill he needs to be working on to…

David Ortiz Grand Slam Video Analysis

In This David Ortiz Grand Slam Baseball Hitting Analysis Video Of… Big Papi’s two-out-bottom-of-the-eighth game tying grand-slam in the 2013 ALCS playoffs against the Detroit Tigers, we’ll be analyzing the following mechanics of David Oriz’s swing: How he uses the Catapult Loading System, and How his swing resembles a snapping of a towel. The David Ortiz Grand Slam is what we all…

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