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How to Hit Harder

by fastballusa
Take the Slack Out of the Front Arm in order to hit harder Eleven 100mph athletes and over 100, 90mph athletes mostly in the past 5 years and all of them do this very well. As they say success leaves clues.  Watch this video to see how too much slack in the front arm will KILL your hitting power.  Problem........... *  Most tee work encourages hitters to put slack into the front arm and eliminates stretch. This means if you do a lot of tee work you better make sure your not reducing power by doing all your tee practice. [...]
Ted Williams on Target

Why Practicing Situational Hitting is Not Good for Your Swing

by Coach Huber
Ted Williams was Right on Target In my investigation as to why hitting in the MLB has been really bad the last 5 years I have noticed many different reasons. Before the steroid era, hitting was not much better than what it is now. In the 70's and 80's Ted Williams predicted that hitting would take a severe downturn if hitting was taught the way it was being taught in those 2 eras. His predictions was side turned with the steroid era which help lift hitting out of the hitting depression is was in. It took 20 years to get [...]
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American Baseball Over Coached Under Trained

by Coach Huber
Baseball In America  Players are Over Coached and Under Trained  In my experience Great American Baseball Hitting Coaches are great because they.........SHUT UP!   A huge mistake is when American baseball coaches try to teach players via the word system.  Verbal communication is how most American baseball lessons are executed. Explaining how to do something.    THIS DESCRIBES 90% OF BASEBALL LESSONS IN 2014. THE COACH TALKS AND THE STUDENT LISTENS.  BAD - BAD - BAD -    The reality is if you asked most great American baseball hitters they will tell you nobody taught them how to hit.   [...]
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Why Hitting a Baseball is Getting Harder

by Coach Huber
Why is Hitting Getting Harder? Too Much Information! Hittting at the MLB level on down is at it 's worst since 1972. What is the number one reason? Mike Huber, Lead Columnist and Team Hitting Specialist tells you why hitters cannot hit naturally and how they are over trained and misinformed on how to truly hit to their potential!
Baseball Power Development

Baseball Power Development

by fastballusa
I thought I would share with you my recent experience talking to a travel organization about Baseball Power Development. "Development" is a word that get's thrown around a lot in the baseball circles and often really means nothing other than looking prettier.     Most of the 70 plus players said they take private lessons and had done at least 1 baseball camp in their lives. A lot of these players claim to have taken close to a hundred lessons in the past few years. The coaches of the organization wanted to me to come in to speak with the [...]
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