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I often talk about the moving fulcrum.  In this video, I want to explain exactly how the moving fulcrum works.  Yes, it's that the barrel is squarer for a longer distance.  But exactly how does this work?   And why is a bent back elbow at contact an indication of a long moving fulcrum? Here's how it works:  A bent back elbow at contact shows me that the hitter is capable of making contact in a very compressed position.  From there he can easily adjust and straighten his back elbow aggressively - if say, he's early on the pitch - and hit the...

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Although this is a hard time for everyone, it also (obviously) provides an opportunity.  For you, the hitter, the absolute best thing you can do is emerge from this with a front arm dominant swing.  We are past due for a swing revolution.  The information out there is extremely complex, hard to understand, and comes from tormented hitting coaches, whose content accomplishes little more than making them feel like they are smart and knowledgeable.  Nobody is actually improving from their content.  This is a perfect example.  This guy is considered a thought leader in baseball swing mechanics.   When I was...

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Many people have advised that I shorten my videos.  But if you don't want to sit through a 15, 20, 25 minute video because it bores you, then you're probably not someone I'm trying to reach.  It took me more than twenty years to figure this stuff out.  To me, it's fun.  If I had a video like this when I played, I'm absolutely positive my career would have turned out differently.   In this video, I basically rant about a few different topics but the most important that I cover are: the list of the greatest swings of all time, how...

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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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