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To Hitting Coaches That Want To Get Optimized Results But Can’t Get Started

You Don’t Have To Be A Pro To Be An Effective Hitting Coach (BEST-Of 2016 Blog Posts)… HAPPY NEW YEAR!! I know I’m a little late, But I’ve been working on getting the new book, The Catapult Loading System, published on Amazon these past 4 weeks or so. Before getting into this BEST-of 2016 post, I wanted to discuss that……

Keep ‘Back Foot Sideways’ Like Robinson Cano?

How To Get Pitch Plane Domination Out Of Minimal Back Foot Rotation I wanted to do a follow up on the Matt Nokes post from a few weeks ago. I received quite a few emails, like the following, from coaches who were a little confused as to what Nokes’s referred to as ‘back foot sideways’… So I decided to do a short…

11 Popular 2016 Links Revealing How To Make Hitting Great Again

A Simple Way To Make Adjustments, Build Swing Tempo, AND Elevate The Ball That Works For Mike Trout & Josh Donaldson I have a treat for you… A “grab-bag” of golden nuggets… The following 11 hitting tips come from my most popular social media non-HPL links of 2016. To give you an idea, I typically promote 1 non-HPL link per day…

Tim Tebow Hitting Analysis: How To Crush The Ball Like Victor Martinez

Tim Tebow Hitting Analysis: Get To The Big Leagues Without Playing College Or Pro Baseball? Before we get to the Tim Tebow hitting analysis… I wanted to take you BACK TO THE FUTURE!! We all know the quote by Ted Williams that hitting a baseball is one of the single most difficult things to do in sports.  FP Softball ladies…

Baseball Batting Stance & Hitting Techniques: Josh Donaldson Explains His Swing

13 Josh Donaldson Gold Nuggets: You Didn’t Have To Be A Professional, To Teach High Level Baseball Batting Stance & Hitting Techniques (I apologize in advance…PLEASE set aside about 14 minutes of reading time for the following baseball batting stance & hitting techniques post. It’s a bit of an emotional RANT 😉 We FINALLY have validation!!! To have 2015 AL…

Jose Altuve Hitting Analysis Reveals A Pathway To Repeatable Power

Like Jose Altuve, You Can Compete With BIG Sluggers… In doing Jose Altuve hitting analysis, here’s what I hear… “Well, he’s a big hitter, that’s why he can hit for power”… …Is the EXCUSE from coaches who’re removing any responsibility to help their smaller hitters hit the ball farther and harder. Or, oftentimes I hear this about a hitter like Dustin Pedroia…

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