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What Do Joe Frazier, Tai Chi, Headspace, & Ted Williams Have In Common?

Want To Move Better? Simple Adjustments To Move Like Today’s Best Hitters What Smokin’ Joe Frazier, China’s Tai Chi, the Headspace meditation app, and Ted Williams have in common will become clear moving through this post, I promise. But first, here’s the glue that connects all these seemingly random things… I recently stumbled onto a post titled, “Want to Move…

The Rotational Risk Hiding In Your Players’ Swing?

Little Known Way To Optimize Bat & Ball Exit Speeds By Rotating “Under Load” (not what you think) In today’s video, you’ll learn how to fix your flat feet… …(insert record scratch sound effect)… “Wait a cotton pickin’ minute, so you’re showing me a video on how to correct ‘flat feet’?!  How is this suppose to help my hitters?” …Someone…

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…

Improve Your Hitters’ Wrist Flexibility & Strength In 2-Weeks

How To Get Wrist Flexibility & Strength For Hitters By Doing Gymnastics Training? This post is for Coach David Michael Enciso (DME). He mentioned having a couple girls that had stiff wrists, and was wondering about stretches. To those that don’t know, I’ve been doing Gymnastics body-weight strength training through GymnasticBodies.com over the past four months. That link will give you $25…

Where Stride Landing Counter-Rotation Is And How To Get It (Flexibility & Strength Exercises)

Reader Question: “What flexibility work do you do with your trainees to enhance counter-rotation of the torso as the foot lands open?” This questions stems from how I teach hitters to ‘show their numbers’ to the pitcher during the load, as close to stride landing as possible… (see image of Andrew McCutchen) But for this to work, here’s the kicker……

8 Exercises To Help Fix Hitting Imbalances In 16-Weeks

The Imbalance Risks Hiding In Your Swing In this post, I want to answer the following reader suggestion for future content on the HPL  blog: “Exercises for imbalances created by hitting.” I include the following corrective exercise strategy in The Truth About Explosive Rotational Power online video DIY hitting course. And part of The Feedback Lab online video lesson program…

Baseball Hitting Drills For Youth: DO NOT Be “That Guy”

How to Become a Hitting Expert When You Come Across “That Guy” (Baseball Hitting Drills For Youth Included)… So, this is what I have to deal with on a weekly basis… I also want to apologize in advance, this is a little bit of a rant. Before going into the baseball hitting drills for youth, here’s some context, It all…

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