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Category Archive: Swing Experiments

How To Maximize A Hitter’s Contribution To Run Scoring Process 

How Your Central Hitting “Operating System” May Be Causing You To Lose Out On Scoring More Runs Recently, I had a conversation with a coach on Facebook who thought the following quote from Josh Donaldson was “horrible advice”: “If you’re 10-years-old and your coach tells you to get on top of the ball…tell him NO.” I’m not getting into the…

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…

A “Flat Bat” At Landing May Be Dangerous To Ball Exit Speed & Decreasing Time To Impact

Zepp Swing Experiment: Here’s a Quick Way to Fix a Flat Bat at Landing (and WHY!)  Question: How Does a Flat Bat at Landing Effect Bat Speed, Ball Exit Speed, & Time To Impact? Using the Zepp (Labs) Baseball app and Pocket Radar Ball Coach, I wanted to employ the Scientific Method to analyze how a hitter’s “Flat Bat at Landing”,…

Want To ADD Between 25 to 40-Feet Of Batted Ball Distance?

Here is a Method That is Helping Nelson Cruz ADD Ridiculous Batted Ball Distance (‘Showing Numbers’ Experiment REVISITED)  Question: Is Increased Bat & Ball Exit Speed ALL in the Hips? Using the Zepp (Labs) Baseball app, I wanted to use the Scientific Method to analyze whether ‘Showing the Numbers’ to the pitcher is more effective than ‘NOT Showing’ them when…

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 Batting Cage Drills: Here’s A Quick Way To Hit Less Ground-balls

Question: Does The BackSpin Batting Tee Help Hitters Elevate The Ball? In this baseball batting cage drills experiment using the Backspin batting tee, I wanted to use the Scientific Method to analyze what would happen to a hitter’s spray chart (ME!!) by taking: 100 swings using a conventional tee (ATEC Single Tuffy Tee), versus Taking another 100 swing using Taylor and Jarrett Gardner’s BackSpin…

Baseball Hitting Drills For Contact: ProXR Bat Knob Zepp Experiment

Question: Does a Modified Bat Knob Increase Bat & Ball Exit Speeds? In this baseball hitting drills for contact bat knob experiment using the Zepp (Labs) Baseball app & Bushnell radar gun, I wanted to use the Scientific Method to analyze what would happen to Bat and Ball Exit Speeds when using the same model and sized wood bat, but the only difference being that one bat…

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