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Baseball Batting Stance & Hitting Techniques: Josh Donaldson Explains His Swing

13 Josh Donaldson Gold Nuggets: You Didn’t Have To Be A Professional, To Teach High Level Baseball Batting Stance & Hitting Techniques (I apologize in advance…PLEASE set aside about 14 minutes of reading time for the following baseball batting stance & hitting techniques post. It’s a bit of an emotional RANT 😉 We FINALLY have validation!!! To have 2015 AL…

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……

Jose Altuve Hitting Analysis Reveals A Pathway To Repeatable Power

Like Jose Altuve, You Can Compete With BIG Sluggers… In doing Jose Altuve hitting analysis, here’s what I hear… “Well, he’s a big hitter, that’s why he can hit for power”… …Is the EXCUSE from coaches who’re removing any responsibility to help their smaller hitters hit the ball farther and harder. Or, oftentimes I hear this about a hitter like Dustin Pedroia…

Lou Gehrig Reveals Ways To Predictably Crush The Ball (Without Sacrificing Swing Quality)

Here Is A Predictable Swing Method That Helped Lou Gehrig Hit For Both Power & Average… You coaches (and Lou Gehrig or “vintage swing” fans) are in for a treat… I wanted to REVISIT a video I published on YouTube on Jun 11, 2013 for SwingSmarter.com, That broke down the swing of Lou Gehrig, And compared his swing to the Olympic…

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 Consistently Crush The Ball Using Geometry & Springy Forces

New Hitting Model – This Is The Future Of Teaching A Swing… The objective of this presentation was to give a technical speech to a non-technical audience. Sorry, the video and audio aren’t the best, but I think you’ll get the overall message. Also, I’ve provided the powerpoint slides I used for this presentation (CLICK HERE to download from Google Drive)….

Baseball Hitting Drills For Little League: How To Fix Bat Drag In 2-Weeks [Zepp Swing Experiment]

One Of The Best Baseball Hitting Drills For Little League Helping STOP “Racing Back Elbow” Bat Drag Question: Does ‘Top Hand Finger Pressure’ Effect Bat & Hand Speed, and Time To Impact versus Keeping the Hands Loose? (Pre-Turn Hand Tension Revisited) Using the Zepp (Labs) Baseball app, I wanted to use the Scientific Method to revisit a past experiment I did titled “Babe…

Baseball Hitting Drills Off Tee: Hitting May Be Dangerous To Your Spine [Zepp Swing Experiment]

Question: Does Having a ‘Hunched Posture’ Boost Bat Speed Over NO Hunch? In this baseball hitting drills off tee experiment using the Backspin batting tee, I wanted to use the Scientific Method to analyze the benefits of swinging with a ‘hunched posture’ versus ‘NO hunch’, by taking: 100 swings with a ‘hunched posture’ (Global Spinal Flexion) – think Hunter Pence, and 100 swings with…

Baseball Swing Drills: Rope Bat Shifting Foot Pressure & Bat Lag Hitting Aid

Baseball Swing Drills: Improve Bat Lag & Forward Momentum On The On-Deck Circle With The Rope Bat This is Part-2 of a 3-part baseball swing drills (works well for softball too) video series coming straight out of the Reaction Time Mastery online video course… Sick of struggling to get your hitters on-time, balanced, and keeping high Ball Exit Speeds, especially while hitting off-speed and breaking…

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