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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……

Who Is Your Swing Model? And WHY?

WHY We Need A Better Standard Of Measure… (I apologize that this post became a rant, but DEFINITELY worth the read.  Please allow about 8.5 minutes of time) In this post, we go over: 7 reasons WHY we need a better standard of measure, Who are you modeling? And WHY? And, 5 gold standard criteria keys for a high level…

Baseball Swing Mechanics Slow Motion: How To Fix 9yo Thomas P. [5-Month Case Study]

To People That Want To Fix Baseball Swing Mechanics Slow Motion But Can’t Get Started With permission from Dad, I wanted to share 9-year-old Thomas P.’s hitting journey after 12 baseball swing mechanics slow motion online video feedback sessions with me at The Feedback Lab. We started session #1 January 18th, 2016, and finished session #12 June 2nd, 2016.  The video above…

How To Get Hitters On-Time Using The ‘Standard Artillery Round Adjustment Method’

Nick Coast Stats

Hitting Lessons From A Primary Firearms and Tactical Instructor? In this post, I want to share a testimonial from one of the dads who drove up from San Diego (about 7-hour drive to me) with his two sons, Alex and Nick, to hit with me for a weekend, about 9 months ago. Both young men are playing at the highest…

Softball Hitting Tips For Beginners: How To Turn NO Improvement Into Outstanding Results

Softball Hitting Tips for Beginners: 5 Little Known Ways To Improve Hitters A great softball hitting tips for beginners question came in recently, from a reader (relates well to baseball too)… “What percentage of hitters that you have coached got no improvement or no benefit from your program? How many swings per day would you recommend for a 10yr old…

Girls Softball Hitting Tips: How To Get Hitters To Buy Into The System

“How Do You Get Kids To Buy Into These Movements When Every Hitting Instructor In The Area Is Teaching Robotic, Sequential Hitting Positions?” In this girls softball hitting tips video, we answer the reader question above. (By the way, this information is applicable to baseball as well.) We’ll go over: Hypnosis: GOOD or BAD? Internal v. external cues, and Listing…

Baseball Vision Training That Bryce Harper Is Talking About

There are Big Results in Baseball Vision Training & Technology (Works for Softball Hitters Too!)… I have the honor and privilege of introducing baseball vision training expert Dr. Keith Smithson to you… What does he do? I HIGHLY recommend, CLICKING HERE for a piece the Washington Post did about his baseball vision training, titled, “Washington Nationals Go Beyond The Eye Chart…

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…

How-To Optimize Learning At Home

17 Little Known Ways to Optimize Learning at Home What follows is a recommended post for my parents who jump into my online lesson program The Feedback Lab. I’ve done a tremendous amount of research and study into the science of successful learning over the last two years, and wanted to share 17 quick down-and-dirty tips with you. As many…

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