Monthly Archives: September 2011

This Is It

“In order for man to succeed in life, God provided him with two means, education and physical activity. Not separately, one for the soul and the other for the body, but for the two together. With these two means, man … Continue reading

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Empty the Garbage

It’s unavoidable. Bad things WILL happen in every baseball game. You’ll hit a ball on the screws, and right at a fielder who catches it for an out. You’ll leg out an infield hit, and the umpire will make a … Continue reading

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Plantation

Many baseball leagues and organizations transition their young players from tee-ball to coach-pitch to kid-pitch in an effort to maximize both comfort level and relative skill. Many, if not a majority, of the youngsters in coach-pitch encounter a common challenge … Continue reading

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Rope

A common challenge is the development of a “level” swing, meaning that the angle of the bat moves in an appropriate arc toward the ball and tends more toward level, rather than a golf-swing radical uppercut. An easy training device … Continue reading

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Crush

A great hitter draws inspiration from a variety of sources, people and events. In time, everything he sees and experiences becomes a part of his evolution as a hitter. Even something frivolous, such as a video game, is beneficial to … Continue reading

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Be An Idol

One of the most popular TV shows of this year, and any year during the last decade, is American Idol. Critics dismiss it as pure lightweight pablum suitable for low-brow tastes, but a critical viewer discerns value in every episode. … Continue reading

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