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MLB Power Hitter’s Swing Analysis – Simplified

How Top MLB Power Hitters Create Power A review of how the top MLB power hitters hit with more power is shown below: Power Simplified In simple terms, here’s what these hitters are doing with their body to hit with such great power: Moving body forwards towards pitcher Moving their[…]

How to Hit Home Runs, Crush a Ball or Throw Your Hardest

Try or Swing Your Hardest? Ever tried to put a little more power in your swing to hit a home run, hit a ball harder, further or throw faster? Most athletes find it doesn’t work out very well. It really doesn’t matter the sport. Anytime you try to swing or[…]

Golf – How Shoulder Turn Impacts Shot Power & Consistency – Part #1

How to Optimize Your Body & Golf Swing You’ve spent a lot of time & money getting fit and buying new “optimized” clubs. You’ve got them and the reality sets in that while they are the latest, coolest new technology, you’re still not hitting the ball consistently. Maybe you need[…]

Baseball – Maintaining In-Season Strength – Part #1

How to Maintain Your Strength, Arm & Bat Speed In-Season What Your Season is Doing to Your Arm & Bat Speed So you did your off season strength & conditioning work, you increased your strength, your hitting power, bat and arm speed.  Now you’re in the middle of your season[…]

How Professional Volleyball Players Hit With Great Power

How to Hit Hard with Effortless Power™ Increasing Arm Speed Most everyone in the volleyball world understands that to hit harder you need to increase arm speed. There’s two general ways often taught and seen in volleyball for how athletes are instructed to hit harder: Swing the arm harder, faster[…]

Volleyball Power Hitting Arm Swing After Back Injury

Teaching a “Rotational” Power Hitting Arm Swing After Back Injury Background The Athlete’s Recent Injury This 14 year old volleyball player had fractured two vertebrae in her lower back from arching her back while hitting (over the past few years of playing). The objective of our training session was to[…]

Teaching a Connected Power Baseball Swing

Good Happens with a Connected Power Swing. Swinging Bat Around Body Slows Bat Speed For most young developing hitters, they learn to swing the bat around their body in a way that actually reduces bat speed because the upper body gets essentially disconnected from the lower body. This typically slows[…]

Runners 1

Target Area This exercise will work many muscles on the front of the chest, upper arm, thighs & hips. Doing this exercise with one arm and one leg  (versus two arms and legs at the same time) engages more of the muscles of the core, hips, spine and shoulders to[…][…]

Forward Lunge w Press

Target Area This exercise will work many muscles on the front and top of the shoulders, back of the upper arm, thighs & hips. Proper Technique Use slow controlled movements. Never let the band jerk your arm, leg or body around uncontrollably. Band Resistance Start with the lightest band (grey)[…][…]