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    Yesterday, 04:43 PM
    I’ve only read a portion of Myers book (Catapult Loading System), so I can’t say definitively what he teaches for later portions of the swing. But...
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    Yesterday, 03:03 PM
    Thanks FFS. These are a few more videos that reinforce my opinion that the baseball/softball world are well behind the golf world when it comes to...
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    04-18-2018, 01:03 PM
    Gags replied to a thread Last night in Softball Hitting Technical
    I like the turning the triangle analogy. Especially for younger hitters, it at least put the idea in their head that the elbows need to stay apart...
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    04-11-2018, 05:51 PM
    What I saw, and I believe the OP was referencing, is the glove tucked before the throw. cvs - where do you have them place the glove? Armpit? Or...
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    04-11-2018, 05:19 PM
    FP - how do you store/offload the Technique files? It's now taking up significant amounts of phone memory for me! Have you been able to edit the...
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    04-11-2018, 05:15 PM
    What if you added a specific hand/glove movement to perform while her arm is out front? Something to be conscious of doing, but not needing to...
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    04-11-2018, 01:33 PM
    AnnasDad - I think in those situations (limited practice time, limited one-on-one instruction, etc.), timing is your best avenue to achieving any...
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    04-10-2018, 11:57 PM
    Just saw this taught at a winter skills clinic. Instructor was a recent D1 player - IIRC, it was to cut down on the time it took to otherwise extend...
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    04-10-2018, 04:13 PM
    It may just be b/c I’m not that involved in the baseball side of youth instruction, but the whole idea of “getting to extension” seems to be...
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    04-09-2018, 02:07 PM
    Gags replied to a thread Weck RMT Club in Softball Training
    Hitting Performance Lab (Joey Meyers) did (IMO) a good interview with either the creator or major proponent of the method. Talked mechanics more than...
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    04-04-2018, 05:08 PM
    Apologies for the “me too” post - but since I’m usually left wondering what exactly I’m supposed to be seeing on many of these gifs, I’m hoping FFS...
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    04-04-2018, 05:02 PM
    Shawn, What’s your definition of TTB? Together with a post you made after the one above, it sounds like your equating TTB with some form of the...
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    03-27-2018, 05:31 PM
    Gags replied to a thread Back Elbow in Softball Hitting Practical
    How’s that Kenny Rogers song go - “Even I didn’t know I could pitch like that...” ? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    03-27-2018, 03:29 PM
    Gags replied to a thread Back Elbow in Softball Hitting Practical
    At the youth/beginner level, I see the opposite issue - front elbow staying down by the belly button - symptom/cause/effect of the all-too-common...
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    03-23-2018, 11:08 AM
    Only thing I’ll add for coach pitch is make sure the coach knows how to pitch. The arc should be flat, and the speed “quick”, but not a fastball....
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    03-22-2018, 04:57 PM
    IMHO, I think Pujols is a good example to use for younger kids. In my limited experience, (90% of which has been with 5-9 YO's), I've found that a...
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