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TECHNIQUE FOR LEFTY SLAPPERS

Here are some quick keys for helping your lefty slappers become more consistent and effective: Line up about middle of box with bellybutton near middle of plate As pitcher delivers the ball player either takes a cross-over step with the back foot,...

 

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A Hurdle Drill to Help Your Riseball

The riseball’s a killer pitch, so here’s an innovative way to keep it lower, longer. Use this easy drill to make those riseball’s more effective. Riseballs are a great pitch, unless your pitcher throws 'em too high and nobody swings. That’s pretty common when...

 

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A Pitching Pyramid Scrimmage Workout

Looking for a way to mix a pitching workout into a live scrimmage situation, then try this. The pitching pyramid scrimmage workout is a great way to blend a pitching workout into a live scrimmage. Your pitchers pitch in games against real hitters yet spend...

 

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Are Swing Mechanics Overrated?

Since Halloween is coming here’s my scary statement - I think we focus too much on mechanics. Now read on and see if you agree with me. When it comes to hitting, I think we make a HUGE mistake when we focus too...

 

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Improve Your Timing with this T Drill

Learning how to swing is one thing but using that swing properly against an oncoming pitch is something totally different. If you don’t have that expensive batting cage, you can still practice timing with a simple batting T and a...

 

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Hitting – Seeing the MIDDLE

If you're tired of telling your hitters to keep their eye's on the ball, you aren't alone. But, while that won't help you, this might - have your players think about seeing the MIDDLE of the ball, and then hitting...

 

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4 Keys for Your Next Mound Visit

Are you going out to the mound too early, or wondering what to say when you get there? Discover 4 keys for your next trip to the mound. Learn how to maximize your pitching circle visits and help your pitchers get...

 

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3 Slump Busting Drills

Breaking out of a slump is tough stuff. But now you can actually practice it – check out how. Slumps are one of life’s great mysteries, because you can’t practice them…or can you? Slumps are things you want to either avoid at...

 

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