May 17, 2018

Want to beat an elite pitcher? Use their strengths against them. Here's how to give yourself the best possible chance to succeed. 


January 4, 2018

Here is a personal story about attending the Team USA Open Tryout, not making the cut, and what it taught me about enjoying the process.


December 13, 2017

What we say to female athletes is CRUCIAL to their development into the badass women we all want them to become.  Watch the video below to see how our verbal cues and demeanor can hinder their performance.


May 5, 2017

"Don't practice until you get it right. Practice until you can't get it wrong."

One of the greatest challenges as a full-time hitting coach is getting my students to take the same swing that they do in the batting cage when they are playing in a game.  One of the most c...

March 22, 2017

This month's blog post is actually a vlog.  In this video I tackle a common myth that a ground ball is better than a fly ball.  Check it out and let me know what you think!


February 14, 2017

As most of the country embarks on the college and high school seasons, it is important that we switch our focus in practice from mechanics to live, situational hitting.  During the winter, we fine tune the mechanics of our swing with a goal of making our swing repeatab...

December 16, 2016

I have been playing softball for over 16 years and coaching softball for almost 10 years.  I have been to thousands and thousands of practices, spent countless hours on the diamond and in the batting cage.  Coaches bring all sorts of equipment to these practices, from...

November 4, 2016

If you have been following my blogs, you know I have been keeping up with the MLB Playoffs.  Since I live near Chicago, it has been Cubs crazy up here as the drought is finally over.  Though I am sad about the end of what was a fantastic baseball season and playoffs, t...

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