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How To Quickly & Easily Get Your Hitters On-Time With The “Snap Drill”

Matt Nokes Reveals Ways to “Lean In & Compress Ball”, Swing in Same Direction of “Swing Motor”, & Quickly and Easily Get On-Time I don’t give much of my time to others’ hitting instruction online… And it’s not because I think I’m God’s green gift to baseball and softball.  Actually, Since January of 2013, I took a needed break learning…

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 Motivate Athletes To Commit To Training Consistently & With Intensity…WITHOUT “Burning Them Out”

“It’s not about how many swing you get in a day, it’s quality deep practice swings that matter.” I had the honor of being interviewed by Coach Daryl Weber who’s the founder of the website: Attack Style Wrestling Yes I know, he’s running a coaching blog about wrestling and this is a hitting blog, BUT… The principles of coaching transcend…

The Sooner You Know ‘Swinging Down’ Is A Disaster The Better

How To Use Knowledge To Help Hitters Reach Their Full Potential This is bad| https://t.co/dDmbYt1OZt pic.twitter.com/BRld6yav7i — Sean T. Plouffe ➪ ⚾️ (@airplouffe86) October 2, 2017 (Before getting into this post, I have to pre-frame it with the fact that cuing a hitter to ‘swing down’, ‘keep barrel above hands’, and ‘get on top’ can be helpful for hitters whose…

How To Train A 2-Year-Old To Hit A Moving Ball

If You Can Train Two Pigeons To Play Ping-Pong, Then YES You Can Train “Normal” Young Athletes To Step Sideways & Hit A Moving Ball This is a follow up to the post I recently published titled,  “WHY ‘Squishing The Bug’ Is So Dumb”. I had a couple coaches reach out over email and social media, Saying although they agreed with…

The Shocking Mistake Killing Run Production (MUST Read For Ground-ball Hitting Coaches)…

Ground-ball Hitting Approaches May Be Causing You To Lose Out On Producing MASSIVE Runs Now, before getting your panties in a bunch, let me start off by saying, the ONLY time ground-balls are okay, is for situational hitting scenarios. Other than that, ground-balls should be banned. My friend and retired Major Leaguer Homer Bush, in his book Hitting Low In…

Discover The “Paradoxical Intention” Secret To Making Adjustments

Here’s A Quick Way To Help Hitters Make Outcome-Based Swing Adjustments (you don’t have to be a rocket scientist!)… In this video, we’ll discuss: Man’s Search For Meaning, by Dr. Victor Fankl and his theory of “Paradoxical Intention” Making “horizontal” hitting adjustments, Making “vertical” hitting adjustments, and Making adjustments to the point of impact.

Cody Bellinger Hitting Analysis Reveals Ways To Consistently “Hulk Smash” The Ball

Cody Bellinger Swing Dissection: How To Get “What’s Real” Out Of “What’s Feel”  Thome on Bellinger – MLB Tonight “His hands are absolutely electric.” – Jim Thome on Los Angeles Dodgers sensation Cody Bellinger Posted by MLB Network on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 I have a treat for you (and it involves the swing of hot hitting rookie sensation Cody Bellinger)……

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