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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…

How To Motivate Athletes To Commit To Training Consistently & With Intensity…WITHOUT “Burning Them Out”

“It’s not about how many swing you get in a day, it’s quality deep practice swings that matter.” I had the honor of being interviewed by Coach Daryl Weber who’s the founder of the website: Attack Style Wrestling Yes I know, he’s running a coaching blog about wrestling and this is a hitting blog, BUT… The principles of coaching transcend…

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…

How To Train A 2-Year-Old To Hit A Moving Ball

If You Can Train Two Pigeons To Play Ping-Pong, Then YES You Can Train “Normal” Young Athletes To Step Sideways & Hit A Moving Ball This is a follow up to the post I recently published titled,  “WHY ‘Squishing The Bug’ Is So Dumb”. I had a couple coaches reach out over email and social media, Saying although they agreed with…

Here Is A Method That is Helping Rhys Hoskins Give Salivating Pitchers Nightmares

Leg Kicks May Be Dangerous To Pitchers (And Hitters That Don’t Perfect Them)… Before I get into the Rhys Hoskins swing breakdown video featuring Mark DeRosa & Cliff Floyd above… I wanted to give you a heads up of what’s in this post: Lesson learned from my school of hard knocks, How to fix striking out every at-bat in tournament,…

How 175-LB 15yo Is Consistently Hitting The Ball 400-FT With…BBCOR & Wood

Discover The Back Foot Variance Drill Secret I wanted to share a couple things in this post… An updated video of the Back Foot Variance Drill, and A testimonial from one of my online lesson dads from Tennessee (I’m in California!).   Back Foot Variance Drill UPDATED Since putting this drill together a few years ago, I’ve improved on it…

How To “Stay On Ball Longer” & “See It Better” Like Giancarlo Stanton

Giancarlo Stanton: Closed Stance

STOP Pulling Off The Ball, Increase Batting Average, and Boost Power By Using The Closed Stance? I know, I know, Some well meaning coaches will think, “Well, a closed stance cuts off a hitter’s vision, and/or restricts hip movement”… I get it.  I used to believe the same thing a couple years ago, …But what I found in my research…

The Shocking Mistake Killing Run Production (MUST Read For Ground-ball Hitting Coaches)…

Ground-ball Hitting Approaches May Be Causing You To Lose Out On Producing MASSIVE Runs Now, before getting your panties in a bunch, let me start off by saying, the ONLY time ground-balls are okay, is for situational hitting scenarios. Other than that, ground-balls should be banned. My friend and retired Major Leaguer Homer Bush, in his book Hitting Low In…

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