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Good Is The Enemy Of Great: The Story of Alexa Peterson

The story of Alexa Peterson is one of an athlete who knew that good is the enemy of great. And she decided she wouldn’t settle for good.You see, Alexa was already good. As a sophomore in 2012 at the University of Oregon, she was a starter at a Pac-12 school, she went to the College World Series batted .323 with 7 2B and 6 HR. When I arrived in Eugene to work with hitters in the Fall of 2012, I offered each player voluntary time with me. I would video their swings, break it down with them and teach them [...]

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Top 5 Mistakes Hitters Make In Their Stance

“It doesn’t matter how you start, but how you finish.” That’s true in many facets of sports, but that’s not true when it comes to the swing. I come across so many hitters that don’t start in the right position and it causes a domino effect that doesn’t allow them to finish strong. Here are the Top 5 Mistakes Hitters Make In Their Stance. When I arrived in Eugene to work with hitters in the Fall of 2012, I offered each player voluntary time with me. I would video their swings, break it down with them and teach them about [...]

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Does Tim Tebow have a MLB swing?

Former NFL quarterback and college star Tim Tebow announced that he is actively pursuing a career in pro baseball. Tebow plans to hold a workout for Major League Baseball teams later this month. For almost the past year, Tebow has been training in Arizona and Los Angeles to hone his hitting and fielding skills in Vivamus eget arcu in leo ullamcorper venenatis ut non tellus. Quisque nisi massa, consequat vel bibendum nec, convallis non libero. Fusce convallis lectus quis malesuada egestas. Etiam elementum suscipit felis sed ornare. Pellentesque sit amet risus in lorem vestibulum dignissim eu in ante. Praesent condimentum [...]

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Batter’s Box Battle

At practice we as coaches tend to spend most, if not all of our hitting time on the mechanics of the swing and getting reps in BP. A few years ago after realizing that we had some players who had perfect mechanics and weren’t hitting above .200, I chose to reevaluate what were we doing Vivamus eget arcu in leo ullamcorper venenatis ut non tellus. Quisque nisi massa, consequat vel bibendum nec, convallis non libero. Fusce convallis lectus quis malesuada egestas. Etiam elementum suscipit felis sed ornare. Pellentesque sit amet risus in lorem vestibulum dignissim eu in ante. Praesent condimentum [...]

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The Hitting Vault Preview: One-Handed Drills

Everyone has been asking for more of a preview of what’s in The Hitting Vault. So I’m sharing the One-Handed Drills Video (PRO/COACH) video as an example. This is the kind of instruction and quality you’ll be getting when you become a member. PRO and COACH level members get access to over 40 drills, just Vivamus eget arcu in leo ullamcorper venenatis ut non tellus. Quisque nisi massa, consequat vel bibendum nec, convallis non libero. Fusce convallis lectus quis malesuada egestas. Etiam elementum suscipit felis sed ornare. Pellentesque sit amet risus in lorem vestibulum dignissim eu in ante. Praesent condimentum [...]

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Two Strike Hitting: Why Striking Out Isn’t The Worst Outcome

As coaches we always talk to our players about having a “Two Strike Approach” (meaning what we do at the plate differently when we have two strikes). The majority of coaches teach their hitters (as I did for several years) to choke up, spread their feet out, get their front foot down early, and to Vivamus eget arcu in leo ullamcorper venenatis ut non tellus. Quisque nisi massa, consequat vel bibendum nec, convallis non libero. Fusce convallis lectus quis malesuada egestas. Etiam elementum suscipit felis sed ornare. Pellentesque sit amet risus in lorem vestibulum dignissim eu in ante. Praesent condimentum [...]

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Baseball Swing vs. Softball Swing

A hot topic over the years in hitting has been the debate over whether a baseball swing and softball swing are different. Let me preface my answer to this debate by saying, I’ve been in “the game” almost 40 years now. Have coached for over 17 of them. 13 in baseball and 4 in softball Vivamus eget arcu in leo ullamcorper venenatis ut non tellus. Quisque nisi massa, consequat vel bibendum nec, convallis non libero. Fusce convallis lectus quis malesuada egestas. Etiam elementum suscipit felis sed ornare. Pellentesque sit amet risus in lorem vestibulum dignissim eu in ante. Praesent condimentum [...]

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