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Baseball Training Equipment: Where The Best Is & How To Get It

Baseball Training Equipment for Hitters: Never Suffer from Paralysis by Analysis Again I often get asked about equipment, books, and other resources to use, from coaches about hitting. From hitting aids…to hitting programs…to hitting books. There’s a potential for exponential growth in this information age, for coaches.  There’s no excuse not to succeed nowadays.  As Tony Robbins says, “Where focus…

Baseball Quotes: The Work Ethic Derek Jeter Is Talking About

5 Powerful Baseball Quotes From Top Hitters… I often post inspirational baseball quotes from top MLB hitters on my Facebook fan-page. So I wanted to share my top five player quotes and photos that get the most engagement on Facebook…ENJOY!   Derek Jeter I read D.J.’s unauthorized biography The Captain: The Journey Of Derek Jeter, and baseball quotes like this…

Crucial Way To Push Off The Foot

This is the third part in three part Why Your Balance Fails (Not What You Think) series about balance. I’ll be discussing a not so well known way to improve balance, posture, and technique.  I’ll be talking about: Tim’s story, Tim’s problem, How-to fix Tim’s problem, and How does this relate to hitting…   Tim’s Story Tim was the strongest kid…

Don’t Try Conditioning Little Leaguers Until You Read This First

This is Part 1 of a multi-part series about conditioning for baseball, for little leaguers: Part 1 – [You Are Here] – Don’t Try Conditioning Little Leaguers Until You Read This First… Part 2 – Conditioning for Little Leaguers -Flexibility Part 3 – (COMING SOON) This will be the start of a multi-part series about conditioning for baseball, for little leaguers. In this post…

Derek Jeter VIDEO: These Exercises Accelerate Swing Efficiency

Derek Jeter: Exercises Proven To Increase Batted Ball Distance I was recently introduced to Danilo Collins (pronounced Duh-nee-lo).  A 16-year-old baseball player in Florida.  Over email, he sent impact and follow through pictures (and video) of his swing, saying: “Hey Joey, I have had this exact problem ever since I started filming my swing. During my final turn, at or near contact I…

Baseball Hitting Case Study: Why This Won’t Work…

Baseball Hitting Case Study: Cole Watts – 17-years-old Cole’s dad Matt contacted me about setting up two in-person 45-minute lessons with a break between.  They were coming from the Bay Area, which is about a 2.5 hours drive from me.  Cole  had been getting instruction from a Mike Epstein certified instructor, and they both have been following my video blog….

Coaching Baseball VIDEO: Why We’re Failing

How-To Make Changes & Get Results Faster Coaching Baseball This article will highlight one of the scientific principles of successful learning, according to Peter C. Brown’s book Make It Stick.  FYI, this will work for coaching softball as well. In my research, I’ve uncovered THREE ingredients to coaching baseball: Study and apply scientifically proven human movement rules, Use sticky coaching strategies…

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