3 Swing Fundamentals You Should Never Forget

  How to Start Building An Elite Swing I see so many young hitters struggle for one simple reason. They’ve never been taught the proper fundamentals of the elite level swing. They grow up constantly hearing coaches tell them to “swing down,” which more often than not creates a steep, choppy swing that actually pulls […]

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Stop Roll Over Ground Balls With This Hitting Drill

When a hitter is consistently hitting ground balls to the pull-side then they are creating an “around the ball” bat path. There can be many possible mechanical causes of getting around the ball  – loopy hand path, early hip rotation, poor direction, poor load, no enough separation, etc. This drill focuses on creating a more […]

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5 Steps To Increase Bat Speed And Power

There’s nothing like the joy you feel when the baseball explodes off your bat and soars into the sky.  Yep, exactly like that. On the flip side there’s nothing like the embarrassment you feel when you take a full swing and can’t even hit the ball past the outfielders.  No bat speed = no fun.Baseball isn’t […]

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Secret “Hands Inside The Ball” Baseball Hitting Drill

Adding Backspin To The Ball Means More Homers, Right? Wrong. More spin equals less distance to your best hit baseballs. Let me explain… If you were taught to “swing down” or to “add backspin” then you’re passing along incorrect information to your hitters. With the latest technology (Hit Trax) it’s been proven that you want […]

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How I Became Illinois Player of The Year in 2006 (best advice I’ve ever received)

“Powers – You’re nothing but a pretender.  You think you are a contender, but you’re not” Those are some of the most honest words I’ve ever heard from a coach. It was July of 2005 after my Junior year in high school. Back then your junior summer was your one “real shot” to get recruited by […]

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6 Exercises To Build An Explosive Baseball Swing (Video Series)

Get Instant Access to This 4 Week Bat Speed Program That Focuses On Lower Half Drive Many hitters lack bat speed because their bat speed muscles are not strong enough to produce high levels of bat speed. A hitter with no bat speed is like a soldier with no weapon.  They are just a sitting […]

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16 Mistakes Almost Every Hitter Makes During The Off-Season

Mistake #1 – Not Getting Enough Quality Cage Time Outside of Practice One of the most common questions I get is how many times the hitter should be hitting per week. For high school hitters I tell them to hit 4-5 times per week. For pre-high school hitters I recommend that they hit 2-3 days […]

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