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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…

Baseball Swing Mechanics Slow Motion: How To Fix 9yo Thomas P. [5-Month Case Study]

To People That Want To Fix Baseball Swing Mechanics Slow Motion But Can’t Get Started With permission from Dad, I wanted to share 9-year-old Thomas P.’s hitting journey after 12 baseball swing mechanics slow motion online video feedback sessions with me at The Feedback Lab. We started session #1 January 18th, 2016, and finished session #12 June 2nd, 2016.  The video above…

How To Consistently Crush The Ball Using Geometry & Springy Forces

New Hitting Model – This Is The Future Of Teaching A Swing… The objective of this presentation was to give a technical speech to a non-technical audience. Sorry, the video and audio aren’t the best, but I think you’ll get the overall message. Also, I’ve provided the powerpoint slides I used for this presentation (CLICK HERE to download from Google Drive)….

How To Get Hitters On-Time Using The ‘Standard Artillery Round Adjustment Method’

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Hitting Lessons From A Primary Firearms and Tactical Instructor? In this post, I want to share a testimonial from one of the dads who drove up from San Diego (about 7-hour drive to me) with his two sons, Alex and Nick, to hit with me for a weekend, about 9 months ago. Both young men are playing at the highest…

Girls Softball Hitting Tips: How To Get Hitters To Buy Into The System

“How Do You Get Kids To Buy Into These Movements When Every Hitting Instructor In The Area Is Teaching Robotic, Sequential Hitting Positions?” In this girls softball hitting tips video, we answer the reader question above. (By the way, this information is applicable to baseball as well.) We’ll go over: Hypnosis: GOOD or BAD? Internal v. external cues, and Listing…

Baseball Batting Drills To STOP Dipping The Back Shoulder

“What Baseball Batting Drills Work For Stopping Dipping Of The Back Shoulder?” PLEASE NOTE: this baseball batting drills post presupposes the hitter is getting an extreme barrel vertical angle at impact.  In other words, they’re dissecting the pitch plane from down to up.  There are natural elements to dipping the back shoulder…this article goes into fixing the extreme. In this…

Baseball Hitting Mechanics For Youth: Straight Landing Front Leg OR Bent?

6 Shocking Mistakes Killing Baseball Hitting Mechanics for Youth at Stride Landing After posting the “Fastpitch Softball Hitting Mechanics: Different Than Baseball? How?” rant on my Facebook fan page, I received the following baseball hitting mechanics for youth comments about the front knee behavior after landing… “The locked out front knee is a more consistent method that results in a hard…

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