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Baseball Swing Mechanics Experiment: Squash The Bug Ineffective?

Question: Do “Squish the Bug” Baseball Swing Mechanics Depress Bat Speed? Using the Zepp (Labs) Baseball app, I wanted to use the Scientific Method to analyze if the baseball swing mechanics “squishing/squashing the bug”, during the turn, increases or decreases bat speed.  The term “squishing the bug” means rotating the back foot, on the ground, during the turn.  Like you’re…

Proper Baseball Hitting Mechanics: “Hiding Hands” Zepp Experiment (featuring JD Martinez)

Boost “Top Out” Bat Speed By “Hiding The Hands”, Like JD Martinez…   Question: Does Hiding the Hands Increase Bat Speed versus NOT Hiding Them? Using the Zepp (Labs) Baseball app, I wanted to use the Scientific Method to analyze if hiding the hands from the pitcher prior to stride landing boosts bat speed, over not hiding them.  Some may…

What Everyone Ought To Know About Vision & Tracking Training (Interview w/ KC from KCHitter)

This is the third in a 3-part interview series… PART-1: BackSpin Batting Tee: The Ugly Truth Interview with Taylor Gardner PART-2: Why I Ask Questions (And Maybe You Should Too) Interview with Speed Coach Lee Taft, and PART-3: – [YOU ARE HERE] Improve Your “BatterZeye” In 4-8 Weeks, Interview With KC Carswell I call KC, or Ken Carswell, the “mad scientist” when it comes…

Softball Batting Grip: “Door Knocking Knuckle” Swing Experiment

There’s Big Bat Speed in an Effective Softball Batting Grip (works for Baseball Too!) Question: Does a ‘door knocking knuckle’ batting grip increase bat and hand speed? Using the Zepp (Labs) Baseball app, I wanted to use the Scientific Method to see if using the “gorilla grip” or “door knocking knuckle” softball batting grip produces more bat and hand speed.  One of…

Why I Ask Questions (And Maybe You Should Too) Interview With Speed Coach Lee Taft

“Rules are for the Obedience of Fools and the Guidance of Wise Men.” – Douglas Bader This is the second in a 3-part interview series… PART-1: BackSpin Batting Tee: The Ugly Truth Interview with Taylor Gardner, PART-2: [YOU ARE HERE] Why I Ask Questions (And Maybe You Should Too) Interview with Speed Coach Lee Taft, and PART-3: Improve Your “BatterZeye” In…

Batting Tee: The Ugly Truth Interview With Taylor Gardner

Backspin Batting Tee: The Quickest & Easiest Way to Drive the Ball This is the first in a 3-part interview series… PART-1: [YOU ARE HERE] BackSpin Batting Tee: The Ugly Truth Interview with Taylor Gardner PART-2: Why I Ask Questions (And Maybe You Should Too) Interview with Speed Coach Lee Taft, and PART-3: – Improve Your “BatterZeye” In 4-8 Weeks, Interview With KC…

Baseball Batting Tips: Small Hitter’s Way To Power (featuring Wilin Rosario)

Wilin Rosario Baseball Batting Tips: Big Power Without Being, Ahem, BIG…   Question… How do you defeat a man who stands 9-feet, 9-inches tall?  What if this man had a bronze helmet on his head and wore a coat of scale armor of bronze weighing 125-pounds; on his legs he wears bronze greaves, and a bronze javelin is slung on his back.  His…

Baseball Hitting Drills For Bat Speed Experiment: Jose Bautista “Blocking”

“Blocking” Like Jose Bautista: A Baseball Hitting Drills For Bat Speed Experiment   Question: Does Landing Bent with the Front Knee & then Straightening it, Add Bat Speed? Using the Zepp (Labs) Baseball app, I wanted to use the Scientific Method to analyze if “Blocking”, or using Ground Reaction Forces (GRF), produces a significant gain in bat speed.   Background Research Check…

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