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matt nokes hitting lessons advice

The 12 Silver Bullets is a way of explaining the function of the absolutes. The absolutes are action steps, problem solvers and they help you modify the system in your hitting approach that’s failing you…they’re action steps (The “Do’s”).

The best hitters use the position of their back foot to anchor their approach and help them stay on the ball. They still get off their back side getting their weight into the ball but it’s a little more conservative when you stay sideways. Hitting in the Major League is challenging to say the least, […]

  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 swing and timing. After years of training and at least 1000 At-Bats, […]

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.

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 as day by some of the best hitters like Babe Ruth, Barry Bonds, Gary Sheffield, enabling […]