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Category Archive: Spinal Connection

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…

Sybervision Swings: How We Learn & Assimilate Skills And Behaviors From The Observation Of Others…

Watch Perfect Action Over And Over, Subconscious Mind and Muscle Memory Will Start To Incorporate The Actions… (Disclaimer: my swing isn’t perfect, so please be nice in the comments.  However, 95% of it embodies what the best do, and is a sufficient representation of what we talk about on this blog) I had heard of Sybervision back in the early…

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)….

Baseball Batting Drills For Youth May Be Causing You To Lose Out On Repeatable Power [The Neck Brace Drill]

Baseball Batting Drills For Youth: Make This Head Position Mistake And Dramatically Decrease Batted Ball Distance This is Part-2 of a 3-part baseball batting drills for youth video series coming straight out of the Catapult Loading System online video mini-course… Sick of struggling with getting your hitters to hit the ball hard with more consistency?  This is a simple 7-module online…

Baseball Pitching + Roger Federer = Repeatable Power (Hitting Video)

Yes, hitters can build consistent explosive rotational power into their swings by learning from tennis players and baseball pitching athletes.  CLICK HERE to check out this “Pitching Instruction Secrets for Hitters” video post I did featuring 2014 World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner. I received an email from a teacher in Portugal named Alexandra Franco.  She plays competitive tennis and is also…

Bryce Harper VIDEO: Missing Repeatable Power?

What Can Bryce Harper Learn From Mike Trout? (PLEASE NOTE: this video post was done in 2014, before Bryce Harper won the NL MVP in 2015. At the end of the post I give an UPDATE) This article explains why Mike Trout will repeatedly out-slug Bryce Harper mechanically, unless Bam-Bam adds efficiency to his swing. I picked this match-up because…

Andrew McCutchen Baseball Hitting Drills Video

In This Andrew McCutchen Baseball Hitting Drills Video (3 of 4),  …of the Do This For Longer Drives series, we’ll talk about: Breaking the One-Joint Rule, Whether Cutch is ‘kinking the hose’, and How-To re-pattern the impact position.   Breaking the One-Joint Rule From the book, Becoming a Supple Leopard: The Ultimate Guide to Resolving Pain, Preventing Injury, and Optimizing Athletic Performance,…

Baseball Hitting Video Rotational Truth

In This Baseball Hitting Video Rotational Truth, We’re going over how: The Truth course is backed by proven human movement science, There are FOUR main sections, The entire course works on any smart mobile device, and Easy access to community support.   Re-Launch of The Truth About Explosive Rotational Power The Course is backed by science.  Absolutely NO guessing involved.  The Truth Course will…

Baseball Hitting Video Spine Mistake PART 3

In This Baseball Hitting Video Spine Mistake, We’re going over: The One-Joint Rule (how-to test “Spinal Integrity”, also known as head and spine alignment), Spine Engine Theory (how ALL athletic movement is driven), and Tensegrity, OR Tension Integrity (discover how explosive the body’s own natural springiness can be). Here’s a video of Physical Therapist Dr. Kelly Starrett of MobilityWOD.com demonstrating the One-Joint Rule: In case…

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