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Corey Dickerson VIDEO: #1 Most Critical Hitting Position

Corey Dickerson: 3 Human Movement Laws That Dominate I wanted to analyze a young lefty slugging Colorado Rockies outfielder by the name of Corey Dickerson.  Standing and weighing in at 6-foot, 1 inch, and 205 pounds, Dickerson isn’t a big guy by today’s standards.  And comparing key offensive indicators (photo on right), puts him in decent company… FanGraphs.com says this about OPS…

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…

Tony Gwynn Hitting Video, It’s Never Too Late!

Tony Gwynn: Don’t Let This Happen Baseball lost one of the hardest working hitters EVER. In this video blog, I want to answer the question of why Tony Gwynn couldn’t hit for repeatable power. I’m keying in on a two interesting points mentioned in an article at Deadspin.com, “How Tony Gwynn Cracked Baseball’s Code And Became A Legend“, after his passing. We’ll talk…

Josh Donaldson: Stay Closed & ADD Bat & Ball Exit Speed

“Staying Closed” for Fastpitch Softball & Baseball (NOT What You Think)… In this article, we’ll compare the swings of Oakland Athletic’s (now Blue Jays) Josh Donaldson and Toronto Blue Jay’s Jose Bautista (aka Joey Bats).  In the video, we’ll discuss: Donaldson v. Bautista metrics, What “staying closed” means to spine engine mechanics, and Where Josh Donaldson might be leaking force at impact….

Adrian Gonzalez: Power Secret You Are Missing?

Does Adrian Gonzalez Hit Backwards?  Common Mistake #2 (of 4)… In the second installment to the Hitting Backwards: 4 Common Mistakes Hitters Make video series, starring Adrian Gonzalez, we discuss why “walking away from the hands” doesn’t make sense.  A-Gon is a bigger hitter (*6’2″, 225lbs) who uses human movement science correctly to generate explosive rotational power. *(According to Baseball-Reference.com)…

Softball Hitting Drills Video: Cutch #1 Power Fix

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In This Softball Hitting Drills: Andrew McCutchen #1 Fix Video (4 of 4), …of the Do This For Longer Drives softball hitting drills series, we’ll talk about: #1 Fix to consistent power, Science of compressing the spring, and How Andrew McCutchen and others get springy…   #1 Fix to Consistent Power According to Thomas Myers in his book Anatomy Trains, consistent power…

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…

Robinson Cano Baseball Hitting Mechanics Video

Two Quick Tips For A Faster Turn, …We’ll be comparing one of my eleven-year-olds Ian to Robinson Cano: If he’s “hiding his hands” from the pitcher, How his front elbow is creating barrel path mayhem, How Robinson Cano uses the Catapult Loading System, and What does Ian need to work on? In this Robinson Cano Baseball Hitting Mechanics Video… I…

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