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Baseball Training Aids: Long Slow Swing Fix?

Baseball Training Aids Review: The Speed Hitter It’s featured advertising on MLBNetwork.  Derek Shelton, the Tampa Bay Rays hitting coach, is the spokesperson in the video ad (CLICK HERE to see video). Go to the SpeedHitter website, and you’ll see endorsements from: CC Sabathia (son uses), Aaron Boone (son uses), Kerry Wood (son uses), and David Segui. I’ve also seen…

Youth Baseball ALERT: Hitting Fix for Bat Drag

#1 Youth Baseball Swing Fix To Deflating Bat Speed Awhile back I posted the following to my Hitting Performance Lab Facebook fan-page (CLICK HERE if you haven’t “Liked” my fan-page yet…new content daily): This video blog post will target one of the worst youth baseball swing offenders to deflating bat speed…bat drag.  In this article, we’re going over: What is…

Baseball Hitting Case Study: Why This Won’t Work…

Baseball Hitting Case Study: Cole Watts – 17-years-old Cole’s dad Matt contacted me about setting up two in-person 45-minute lessons with a break between.  They were coming from the Bay Area, which is about a 2.5 hours drive from me.  Cole  had been getting instruction from a Mike Epstein certified instructor, and they both have been following my video blog….

Edwin Encarnacion Video: How-To “Blocking” Guide

Edwin Encarnacion: Awaken the Sleeping Giant Within I recently worked with Christopher Solis one-on-one, from Pasadena, CA.  He just signed with the University of Sioux Falls, South Dakota this Fall to play for the Cougars division-two baseball team.  He’s in his third year of eligibility, and found me after watching a video I did analyzing Lou Gehrig’s swing. We talked about…

Paul Goldschmidt VIDEO: Bleeding Barrel – A Power Killer?

Paul Goldschmidt: Can a Bleeding Barrel Kill Hitting Potential? In this video, we’ll look at 2013 National League MVP runner up Paul Goldschmidt’s swing and relate it to one of my younger hitters.  We’ll talk about: What is a bleeding barrel (1-week before & after case study), The “Goldy” standard, and How-to fix a bleeding barrel at home.   What…

Baseball Lessons VIDEO: Better Mechanics, More Drive

Online Baseball Lessons: Dead Simple Plan I Used To Help Aidan in Illinois… …when I’m in California!! Aidan B. (15 yo) signed up for online baseball lessons back in the middle of April 2014 when I opened The Feedback Lab.  What is The Feedback Lab? It’s the #1 strategy to repeatable power. It’s clear focused step-by-step video feedback & accountability in less than 48-hours….

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…

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