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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…

Here Is A Method That is Helping Rhys Hoskins Give Salivating Pitchers Nightmares

Leg Kicks May Be Dangerous To Pitchers (And Hitters That Don’t Perfect Them)… Before I get into the Rhys Hoskins swing breakdown video featuring Mark DeRosa & Cliff Floyd above… I wanted to give you a heads up of what’s in this post: Lesson learned from my school of hard knocks, How to fix striking out every at-bat in tournament,…

How To “Stay On Ball Longer” & “See It Better” Like Giancarlo Stanton

Giancarlo Stanton: Closed Stance

STOP Pulling Off The Ball, Increase Batting Average, and Boost Power By Using The Closed Stance? I know, I know, Some well meaning coaches will think, “Well, a closed stance cuts off a hitter’s vision, and/or restricts hip movement”… I get it.  I used to believe the same thing a couple years ago, …But what I found in my research…

Using Batting Weight On-Deck May Dangerous To Bat & Ball Exit Speed?

Scientific Truth Every Coach Ought to Know About Using Batting Weights To Warm-up In The On-Deck Circle This post may blow the minds of those that didn’t get the memo… Chris Dozer, who’s father to one of my 10yo online lesson students, sent the following Wall Street Journal article titled: “Watching Your Weight Before Hitting Plate”. You can read the…

How To Turn Good Hitters Into Great With These Pitch Recognition, Plate Discipline, & Timing Hacks

Get Rid of Pitch Recognition, Plate Discipline, & Timing Challenges Once and For All  In this post, I answer the following three fan questions: How do you practice picking up the pitch early? Do you have players swing at everything during batting practice or let them be selective? What drills are good for teaching a player to hit a ball…

Jaime Cevallos Interview: There’s Big Pitch Recognition Benefits To Using The PitchView Training Aid

How To Turn Pitchers’ Bullpens Into Pitch Recognition Dominance For Hitters I’m happy to announce the RE-arrival of Jaime Cevallos onto the hitting scene! He’s a good friend of mine, and has some cool stuff to share. He’s working on a new training aid that helps with Pitch Recognition that I think will revolutionize how that is trained at practices….

To Hitting Coaches That Want To Get Optimized Results But Can’t Get Started

You Don’t Have To Be A Pro To Be An Effective Hitting Coach (BEST-Of 2016 Blog Posts)… HAPPY NEW YEAR!! I know I’m a little late, But I’ve been working on getting the new book, The Catapult Loading System, published on Amazon these past 4 weeks or so. Before getting into this BEST-of 2016 post, I wanted to discuss that……

Distraction Training: Don’t Try Without Watching This Video First

You Too Can Get Your Hitters To Sharpen Plate Discipline, Re-Calibrate Timing, & Barrel The Ball More Often In Two 5-Swing Rounds Per Week With Distraction Training (SAFETY DISCLAIMER: those that have had or are prone to epileptic seizures, SHOULD NOT use these goggles)… Ongoing studies are revealing distraction training using Strobe Goggles are giving dramatic results from little use….

11 Popular 2016 Links Revealing How To Make Hitting Great Again

A Simple Way To Make Adjustments, Build Swing Tempo, AND Elevate The Ball That Works For Mike Trout & Josh Donaldson I have a treat for you… A “grab-bag” of golden nuggets… The following 11 hitting tips come from my most popular social media non-HPL links of 2016. To give you an idea, I typically promote 1 non-HPL link per day…

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