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What does it really mean for a hitter to PEAK TOO SOON?

I had a conversation the other day with a AAA/AA minor league player that I coach and consult with, and we were talking about the idea of peaking too soon.  He asked the question...what I thought it meant to peak too soon?  How he could…
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Short Term Needs with Long Term Goals

When you work with young hitters a lot, you're reminded to dig deep and ask them to explain why they're doing what they're doing.  They won't give you a very good answer most of the time but that's expected. There’s a lot of moving parts…
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Exposing Our Hitting Myths Using The Scientific Method

  I was at an autograph signing with other former MLB players, engaged in a conversation about how we all carried "myths" with us into our MLB careers. For the most part, we all mastered the correct timing and kinesthetic feel for our…
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Getting The Weight Shift Right With The Swish Stick

The weight shift is a critical component for the MLB hitter. The transfer or weight shift is what initiates your swing through the timing phase.
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Folding and Unfolding Your Swing Levers Efficiently

For all developing hitters’, it’s critical that they learn how the swing levers operate. One way to understand this process is by learning a technique for folding and unfolding the levers.  This folding and unfolding technique is seen plain…