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The "barred arm" is misunderstood by MLB hitting coaches.  They don't teach it at all.  In most cases they rave against it.  In some cases they say, "it's ok."  This is proof that they don't understand what they are talking about.  It's not that it's ok, it's that it's one of the main signs of a great swing.  In this video, I SHOW you exactly how a barred arm leads to more consistency.

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  Ya'll know I love Ruth. Or at least, it seems that way. Truth is, I love his mechanics. There's nothing about Ruth's personality, the team he played for, or his impact on our nation, that I'm nostalgic for. There's really no hidden agenda when it comes to my love of Ruth's mechanics. I'm not a fan of Ruth, per se. I'm a fan of his mechanics.  My appreciation for the man himself and what he represents for baseball, I regard as separate from the fact that Ruth - yes, Babe Ruth - had the greatest swing we've ever seen...

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The barred-arm = bat drag myth has been around for a long time. It's funny because the opposite is actually true. The more you bar your arm and compress it against your chest to start the forward swing, the LESS bat drag you will have. You see, bat drag means that the bat is bending backward through contact. Yes, the bat bends through the swing. And the great hitters use this bend to add a tremendous amount of power to their hits. Their bat is bending FORWARD, not backward, through contact. The more straight and compressed your front arm, the...

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What if I told you there is one, easy-to-see, easy-to-feel trait that separates the great swings from the good ones.  And that if you incorporate this one single trait into your swing, your swing will instantly become great.  And the more you move toward this feeling, the better the results will get over time. Too good to be true?  It may seem that way.  I imagine Steve Jobs's neighbors thought it was too good to be true when he started Apple Computers in his garage and talked about how big it was going to be.  Not saying I'm Steve Jobs.  But I am...

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    It's important to know the history of a teaching so you locate yourself within the "story," and properly move past the misunderstandings that exist within the current paradigm.  Right now we are in a period of swing instruction where the "old school" style of teaching is all but dead, and the "new school" style is the popular way.  In this video, I explain what the old school and new school methods are, how they developed, and why both have major flaws that are effecting your performance at the plate. You may recognize the old school and new school...

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