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One hitting myth that has been around for many years is the concept that the pitcher supplies a lot of the power for the batter.  The saying "the harder the pitcher throws, the further the ball will go" for the hitter is not quite true. The Truth is the hitter supplies a minimum of 85% of the power.   So it...

If you want to throw faster and improve your velocity you have to find out what is first constraining you from throwing faster.  Arm Health isn't a thing, it is the main thing when it comes to velocity development and maximizing your throwing performance. Think about it..... When do you have your best fastball? When...

If you want to improve something, measure it. Step 1 to improving anything is objectively measuring and testing where you are at right now. For Example....Want to Swing faster?Find out how fast you currently swing. Want to hit harder?Find out how hard you currently hit. Want to throw harder?Find out how hard you currently throw. Want to throw with greater distance?Find...

I want a stronger arm and I want to throw harder. What should I do ?  If you want to throw harder, step 1 is practice throwing harder.  To throw faster, you must actually practice throwing fast.  If you want to throw further, you need to practice throwing far.   How far do you currently throw?...

A launch angle emphasis can be good but at times but a  launch angle emphasis can make things worse for a hitter.  Here is how you know it made things worse.... Red Flags That The Launch Angle Emphasis is Hurting your performance Swing and Miss Rate has gone way up Strikeouts have gone up due...

Why are you striking out ? When it comes to striking out most hitters only remember the last pitch.  Guess what?  The last pitch is not why you're striking out in most cases.   Check out this weeks video and cut down on strikeouts.  Mike Ryan Fastball USA Explosive Hitting System www.fastballusa.com

What is holding your hitter back? To be a great hitter it takes more than just having a nice swing.  In fact, plenty of baseball players today have a "nice" swing, but still can't hit when it matters the most....... in the game. Step 1 to improving anything is the accurate awareness of what you...

Don't Make This HUGE mistake! Most pitchers think that they can't gain velocity during the season.  Yes you can!   The problem is people don't do the little things well and velocity actually goes backwards. Here are 6 tips that can contribute to improving velocity over the course of a season. Another way to look at...

Can you really improve during the season? Don't fall into the trap thinking that the off-season is the time to get better. In this video I give you an example of how you can improve mechanics, strength, improve recovery, and actually finish the season stronger than when it began. 1.  Have a plan and a...

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