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A Champion Within

May 28, 2010 by  
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TRIVIA 1970s hitting records   Bobby Bonds, Rod Carew, Reggie Jackson, Pete Rose, Johnny Bench, Lou Brock, Willie Stargell Which player had the most home runs? Who had the most RBI’s?   The Champion Within by Denis Waitley When your eyes are open, you see the world that lies outside yourself. You see the items […]

A Competitor

May 28, 2010 by  
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The following is taken from one of the best national speakers on youths in sports and a personal friend and mentor, Coach Brown. Being a competitor is not dependant on your gender, your sport or your genetics. Being a competitor is a choice; it is a decision, and it becomes a life style. Competition tests […]

Sparky’s Fence Theory

May 28, 2010 by  
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Teaching quality hitting mechanics is like building a fence! In hitting you have core principles that are all dependent upon each other in order to be successful, and like a fence, these pieces all need to be assembled together in order to maximize the hitting process.  In order for any player to be “completed” as […]

Staying Connected

May 28, 2010 by  
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Coaches are a major contributor to the development of their players and the ones with the foresight, knowledge and integrity to challenge what is being taught in regard to hitting is an absolute gift to your players. Oftentimes, players are trying to generate power with their upper body and in doing so they extend their arms […]

Power – Why It Is So Hard To Attain

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“There are three types of baseball players: those who make it happen, those who watch it happen, and those who wonder what happens.” -Tommy Lasorda Why is hitting with power so hard to do? That is a great question and one that I get asked all the time. Hitting is one of those areas that is inundated […]

One On One – Coach Parker Responds To Dave Hudgens

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The more I am around the game, the more I realize that how hitting technique is broken down and analyzed. The following article was written by Dave Hudgens. I decided to use his article to demonstrate the misconceptions of hitting instruction. In particular, the use of the weight transfer as a hitting technique versus rotational. Weight transfer is an […]

What Do I Do?

May 28, 2010 by  
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A Coach’s Ego

May 28, 2010 by  
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Finding Your Axis

May 28, 2010 by  
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Does Slicing Down Through The Ball Make Sense?

May 28, 2010 by  
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