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Article I refer to in this podcast: https://nypost.com/2020/06/20/meet-the-baseball-fan-who-made-aaron-judges-hitting-savage/ I'm Jaime Cevallos, author of Positional Hitting, Swing Cheat Code, and Front Arm Dominant.  My mission is to start a much needed revolution in the baseball swing industry, which has been broken for a long time.   In this podcast, I talk about the current state of baseball swing mechanics and how they are taught, and I also talk about often heard phrases, "big circle" and "little circle." Most hitters have heard these terms while standing around the batting cages.  I never refer to it as such, but it is touching on an important...

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There are so many misconceptions out there when it comes to the baseball swing.  The most common one being that hitters think dragging their arms means dragging the bat.  Letting the front arm straighten and compress at the start of the forward swing is the single best thing you can do for your mechanics.  It's a movement that no other hitting coach on the planet advocates, and yet I say it's not only recommended, but it's the one thing that separates the greatest hitters, and you must do it if you want to hit with power and consistency. Other topics...

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Jeff Frye is a former major league baseball player who recently made a name for himself because he posts videos of himself making fun of the "new school" swing coaches in baseball.  Look, the new school deserves it.  They are empty of any theories that actually help hitters.   The problem I have with Jeff Frye is that he's saying the new school method is ineffective, and so we need to go back to the old school method.  This is not a good solution.  Both the old school and the new school are off base.  The answer is neither old school or...

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https://www.acs.psu.edu/drussell/bats/handle-flex.html Above is the link that I reference at the beginning of the podcast.  I start the podcast talking about a study that one of my readers brought to me attention.  It proves my theory that the bat bends forward prior to contact.  What they conclude however is that the added power by this bending is not significant enough to be concerned with.  But the reason why they say that is because they didn't compare this forward bending of the bat in average hitters to the greatest hitters.  All they analyzed were average hitters.  Therefore, their conclusion is off and...

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