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turning a mental concept into swing reality

Turning a Mental Concept Into Swing Reality

You’ve likely seen Mike Trout blasting an inside pitch if it hangs anywhere near the plate.   How does Mike Trout do this? … his hips go before his hands. This sounds like a simple concept, but for young hitters it can be tough for them to feel the separation in their body. They may […]

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What’s wrong with this swing?

We all know tee drills are great for working on specific skills. However, if you are practicing poor mechanics and don’t have a game like mentally it becomes wasted practice.   As you can see, a fancy pre-swing can only get you so far… and in all reality looks embarrassing with such a lead up […]

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Asher Willig… a 2-year-old prodigy?

You probably have already heard about Asher Willig. The 2-year-old son of former Minor Leaguer Cory Willig has had an early love of baseball and bomb dropping bat swinging. Asher has even faced a left-handed hitting A-Rod on The Tonight Show. They call Willig a prodigy, but I would argue that his fundamentals can be […]

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11 Ways to Improve Your Power & Bat Speed

In this post you’ll find 11 different exercises that will help your son or daughter improve their power and bat speed.  Many young hitters struggle to generate bat speed because they do not understand how to use their body the correct way or train their body to produce the bat speed needed to compete at […]

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Creating Your Off-Season Baseball Hitting Plan

When I think “off-season hitting plan” the first thing that enters my mind is the “what.” What can I be doing to improve?   I can: Spend more time in the weightroom building strength and power Dedicate 20-25 minutes a day to a stretching routine or yoga to add flexibility Draw up a plan to […]

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How to Hit the Baseball Hard More Consistently

The best hitters in the game hit the ball hard on a consistent basis. Hitting the ball hard every so often doesn’t make you a great hitter. Being able to consistently hit the ball hard at the heart of what makes a great hitter. Here’s a simple and easy drill you can use to help […]

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3 Big Reasons Why Your Child Struggles to Hit for Power

It’s painful to watch hitters struggle to generate bat speed & power. Here are three reasons why your child may be struggling to generate bat speed and exactly what you can do about it. 1. Your Child Isn’t Hitting the Sweet Spot Consistently Hitting for power starts with hitting the barrel dead square consistently. To […]

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