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“Head Over Foot” Technique: Run Faster, Keys To Rotational Power, & Bullet-Proof The Body

The Biggest Lie In Teaching Hitters How To Run Faster & Move Better    The purpose of this post: How to make hitters faster, and How to apply David Weck’s “Head Over Foot” technique and “Pulsers” to hitters? Most sprint coaches will teach athletes to get faster by using a “braced core” (instead of a Coiling Core), and “hip…

Improving Pro Hitter From 75-mph Ball Exit Speed To 85-mph In One Hour?

Audio Interview Talking About: 2nd Edition of Catapult Loading System Book, REAL Science Versus “Bro-science”, Difference Between Hitting Principles Versus Theories, Improving Hitters, & More James Ernest from The Grueling Truth recently interviewed me on his sports podcast episode, “Sports of All Sorts: Joey Myers Author of “The Catapult Loading System” Baseball Hitting Book”.  Thanks again James for having me…

Why I Teach Hitters To ‘Show Numbers’ (And Maybe You Should Too)

‘Showing Numbers’ to Pitcher is a Quick Way to Solving Consistent Power Problem  Question: How does ‘Showing Numbers’ to the Pitcher Effect Bat Speed at Impact versus ‘NOT Showing’ them? Using the Zepp (Labs) Baseball app, I wanted to use the Scientific Method to analyze if a hitter showing their numbers to the pitcher at landing adds to or takes…

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…

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…

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)……

The Rotational Risk Hiding In Your Players’ Swing?

Little Known Way To Optimize Bat & Ball Exit Speeds By Rotating “Under Load” (not what you think) In today’s video, you’ll learn how to fix your flat feet… …(insert record scratch sound effect)… “Wait a cotton pickin’ minute, so you’re showing me a video on how to correct ‘flat feet’?!  How is this suppose to help my hitters?” …Someone…

Part-3: How To Develop Powerful Wrist Snap Like Hank Aaron (Is Devastating Against Pitchers)

Where A Higher Batting Average Can Be Cultivated AND How To Get It (An Over-The-Shoulder Look)… Part 1 – Dramatically Cut Your Hitter’s Learning Curve In Half By Doing This…  Part 2 – Dramatically Reduce Time To Impact Without Losing Power Part 3 – [You Are Here] How To Develop Powerful Wrist Snap Like Hank Aaron (Is Devastating For Pitchers) Here’s Part-3 –…

Part-1: Dramatically Cut Your Hitter’s Learning Curve In Half By Doing This…

Dramatically Improve HOW Your Hitters Learn By Listening In On A Local Lesson of Mine Part 1 – [You Are Here] Dramatically Cut Your Hitter’s Learning Curve In Half By Doing This…  Part 2 – Dramatically Reduce Time To Impact Without Losing Power Part 3 – How To Develop Powerful Wrist Snap Like Hank Aaron (Is Devastating For Pitchers) Here’s what…

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