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How The Inside Pull Swing, And The Outside Opposite Field Swing Should Actually Work

Hitting Twitter is a fun place. It seems that a lot of the eye-wash coaching that I saw a few years back is disappearing and it’s becoming a place where new idea’s are advancing where hitting is. One good idea is rearward barrel acceleration. This is the thought that the barrel should go backwards and …

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If You’re Softball Player You Should Probably Hit For Power

If you’re someone that wants to play college softball, and you’re trying to figure out how to get there. You need to have a plan. To develop a good plan, athletes and parents must first assess the options available, next determine what path has the highest chance of success for you, and then execute endlessly. …

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The Way You’re Bending Your Knees Might Be Killing Your Swing’s Power

Almost all hitters are told to bend their knees and get in an athletic position when they step in the box. Ok great, I don’t disagree with knee bend or athleticism, but how are we defining what an athletic/functional stance/setup is? And more importantly, what makes a stance/setup functional?   Let’s start with asking the …

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