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Knocking Knuckles Grip Misleading Baseball Hitters

Why the Knocking Knuckles Grip May Be Misleading Hitters The knocking knuckles grip is the universal way to hold a baseball or softball bat, but it is preventing hitters from hitting the baseball with consistency and more power. This grip is performed by lining up the small knocking knuckles while

 
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Prepare in High School for College Baseball

If playing college baseball or college softball is on your radar screen in high school, then learning how to choose the right type of ball program that fits your needs and expectations is the key. Too many students do not give any serious thought about the possibility and choices they

 
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Swing Mechanics – Baseball vs. Girls Softball

Swing Mechanics, is it different in girls softball than in baseball? There are many theories and philosophies behind swing mechanics in softball and baseball.  Some are better than others, and some serve only specific purposes. As I began my career as a hitting coach, I noticed that both girls’ softball

 
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Epstein Hitting System Review

Epstein Hitting System: How it compares to Hubie Magic’s hitting system. The Epstein Hitting System is one of the most popular  rotational hitting systems out there. The Epstein Hitting System does a great job of explaining what really is happening with the body with the major league swing. The training

 
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What is Bat Lag?

What is bat lag and why is it important in the swing? Bat lag can be a controversial topic when talking about hitting mechanics. Understanding bat lag and the effect it has on the rhythm and power of the swing are even less understood. Most great hitters, such as Ted

 
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Athletes and Commitment

There are ball players that desire success and then their are ball players that are committed to success. The difference is between the desire and the commitment. To desire or want something is only the first step and if you do not go far beyond that step in your thinking

 
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6 Ways to Increase Power in Your Swing

How to Cure 6 Diseases That Infect Baseball and Softball Hitters One of the most common complaints from players is the lack of power behind the plate. No matter what philosophy of hitting you believe in, none of them will help you reach your greatest potential if these top 6

 
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Video Swing Analysis: Can it Make Hitters Worse?

Video Swing Analysis is fairly new technology in the never ending pursuit of a great swing. Many people want to figure out the secret ingredients to a great swing so they can teach it to their son, their daughter, or their team. At first, coaches may believe hitting is simple

 
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