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  The model of the modern swing is a back arm dominant movement.  It is far inferior to the movement employed by the greatest hitters of all time.  All the modern swing gurus who advocate this back arm dominant swing have copied guys like Barry Bonds, Manny Ramirez, and Miguel Cabrera.  These guys were fantastic hitters, obviously.  But they accomplished their numbers through strength, not necessarily mechanics.  Their mechanics were't horrible, but they weren't ideal.  When constructing your ideal swing to develop your theories on mechanics, doesn't it make sense to pick the very best hitters, who haven't been accused...

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My main purpose of this post is to communicate that what I'm doing is different from other swing coaches.  In order to convey that, I need to put their theories as well as my own theories of the swing out there.  Now to be fair, Ochart is only in his late 20s.  He's just a kid.  When he was 10 years old I was already five years into making the swing my full time obsession and profession.  When he was a sophomore in college, I was already making MLB MVPs.  It took me twenty years of full time commitment to get to the level I'm at today.  You...

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The secret to the baseball swing is simple.  The swing mechanics of the best hitters are different from everyone else in one simple way - they have a front arm dominant swing.

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Ted Williams wrote about the concept of swinging with a slight uppercut to your swing in 1970.  It didn't really help anyone then and it won't help anyone now. This trend of "new school" hitting coaches touting the importance of swinging up more stems from the advent of launch angle monitors in baseball.  Here is one such example of what I'm talking about, but there are endless examples of this on the internet.  Regardless of where it comes from, IT WON'T HELP YOU HIT BETTER.   What matters when it comes to consistency in baseball is a system working in the...

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The Front Arm Dominant Training Bat can improve your baseball swing mechanics very quickly.  The muscles in your front shoulder, arm, and upper back must control the swing.  Bascially, to be a great hitter who hits with power and consistency, your baseball swing must be front arm dominant.  WHEN THESE MUSCLES CONTROL THE SWING, THE BAT MOVES THROUGH THE ZONE IN A COMPLETELY DIFFERENT MANNER THAN WHEN THE MUSCLES IN YOUR BACK ARM CONTROL THE SWING.   For all of you who read my newest book, Swing Cheat Code 2 Baseball Edition, you now know that the secret to a great swing...

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