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How To Give 100% Of What You Have Right Now To The Next Pitch

Here is a Method Helping Mike Trout Stay Calm Under Pressure (Dr. Tom Hanson Interview) Tony Robbins has said that success is 80% psychology, 20% mechanics.  Certified Hypnotist and creator of the cartoon comic strip Dilbert, Scott Adams, has said humans are irrational 80% of the time, in his recent book: Win Bigly: Persuasion in a World Where Facts Don’t Matter.  We’re…

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…

WHY ‘Squishing The Bug’ Is So Dumb

If You’re Teaching ‘Squish The Bug’, Then You’re OLD This video is a definitive guide when it comes to WHY ‘squishing the bug’ is an inferior hitting mechanic. Right now, if you find yourself asking if people STILL teach this, then sadly, the answer is yes. I ran into one just the other day on the socials.  Nothing but pseudo…

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