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Hand Seperation

Ever see those high wire acts at the circus? Why do they have their arms spread out, like a “T”? Well of course for balance! We all know that!! So why do we see SO many youth pitchers (and some … Continue reading

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Mike Epstein

  Before I start posting hitting articles, I want to familiarize you, with the guy who changed my hitting approach. Mike Epstein This guy was taught by the best (Ted Williams), Now he teaches the things he was taught. I … Continue reading

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Long toss, as promised!!

As promised…..Heres my Xmas gift to you! This is EVERYTHING you need to know about long toss! Inside you will find everything from the top people, in “the know”. Take your time and read everything and draw your own conclusion. … Continue reading

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Update!

The long toss article is going to be too long, to be on here! What I will do is create a PDF. Get your Adobe falsh upgrade or whatever you need to do! You wont want to miss this…

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Long Toss

  What side of the fence am I on? The science part, OBVIOUSLY!!! I will be bringing up A LOT of serious names and claims by the end of the weekend. Instead of making it a two or three parter, It … Continue reading

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Time to speed it up!

Basically any sport other then track or endurance type stuff, all of our movements are for short, quick bursts. Football and Soccer would be the sports where we would run the farthest distance, 100 yards (soccer can reach 130). Now how … Continue reading

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Power Angle

So what is it? How many of you know what this is? I had never even heard the word until 5 or 6 months ago. I hate to toot my own horn here (actually, I dont..haha) But unless you are … Continue reading

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Squish the bug?

If you  read my post the other day about practice makes perfect, you know Im big on teaching “cues” to players. Well, squish the bug is NOT one of them. DO NOT TEACH THIS!! This is the worst cue to … Continue reading

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Practice makes perfect!

ABSOLUTELY NOT! Can anyone give me the name of a perfect athlete? Nobody? Not one? Thats because they dont exist!! Nobody has ever done enough practice to be perfect. So why do we say it? Are we setting up kids for … Continue reading

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Me myself and I

I have had to deal with this way to much this past season. My goal to building players is, to help them understand that they are there for the team and the team is not there for them. This email … Continue reading

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Pronation

What is pronation, you ask? Well thats a great question and Im glad you brought it up!! Pronation Is what your elbow does after you throw something. Basically, what we are doing with with our wrist is, “turning a doorknob” … Continue reading

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Say What?

This website is called the Evolution of baseball, for reasons like this post. Todays athletes will do whatever it takes, to get a step ahead of the competition. This includes things we put in our body. Simple training just doesnt cut it anymore for … Continue reading

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I Gotta Guy!!!

Actually, I have several!! I have a guy in every category you can think of when it comes to anything sports related. Heres a good one, from my “speed” guy, Alex Maroko (the truth about Quickness). He specializes in basketball and speed.  He sends … Continue reading

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Arm Deceleration

You need to understand the importance of strengthening your back side. You MUST have the breaking power in your backside, to allow your front side, to perform at its peak. This drill done correctly, can “on average”, increase of your fastball by … Continue reading

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Coming soon!!

Within the next couple of days. I will be adding some videos, of things I am working on with Bailey. The first wave will be mostly “band” videos.  In my opinion, the best workouts are with resistant bands. If you … Continue reading

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Stretching

I cant remember where I got this article. I think it may be two, I pasted together.  I put this together for my summer team.  I started buying into it over the winter and I had a quick routine, the … Continue reading

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NOT SO FAST!!

For those of you who read the first article, Coffee drinkers and thought it was great to chug the stuff… Heres part two!! The final word!

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Sabermetrics

Anyone ever heard of it? Sabermetrics !! It looks cool. It even sounds cool!! But what is it??????? This is what separates the men from the boys, when breaking down stats! It takes the stats, behind the stats, and breaks down, why they … Continue reading

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Kinetic chain

There are many new “BUZZ” words, floating around the baseball world today. The “kinetic chain”, is mostly heard in pitching, but it is just as important in hitting as well. Its actually needed in anything, that involves moving our body, … Continue reading

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