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How To Swing a Baseball Bat For Power Like Joey Votto

How To Swing a Baseball Bat For Power Like Joey Votto


Wanna learn How To Swing a Baseball Bat For Power Like Joey Votto ?

Well you’re in for a treat…

One of the biggest problems I had in my late teens as a ballplayer was trying to do too much at the plate.

I was trying to get my foot down in time, keep my head still, think positive thoughts, stay short to the ball and have a level swing all at the same time.

These were all things that I should be aware of when the time is right, but trying to do them all within one at-bat is insanity.

As hitters we have to be willing to focus on the ONE thing that if did successfully would make all the other things trivial.

The one element in our swing, approach and training that will provide us with most of the offensive results that we desire.

A great place to start is by trusting your abilities and pursuing a more “quite approach”.

In this AoB swing analysis video, I’ll share with you a few aspects of Joe Votto’s swing that really impresses me.

Joey is a bigger guy but swings like a hybrid of a line-drive hitter and a power guy.

He’s a great hitter to learn from especially for you lefty hitters!

I hope you enjoy this video!

Who’s should we do next?

Let me know who’s swing you’d like to see in the next swing analysis video and I’ll be sure to put it in the que.

Cheers guys!

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The power of the Pro Batter w/ Adam Battersby


Many thanks to Adam Battersby for coming on the show to talk about the birth of the Pro Batter and how it’s been helping hitter at all levels of baseball perform better by simulating game like situations.

I have to say that I’ve been highly interested in the Pro Batter model of batting practice since I was playing baseball in high-school and I think it’s greatest strength is in allowing hitters to experience advanced level pitching without playing at an advanced level.

This is key for all hitters.

In this interview Adam introduces the basic concept of Pro Batter, it’s vision for the future as well as how you can take batting practice at a facility near you!

Enjoy the interview with Adam!

What did ya think?

How pumped are you about trying out the Pro Batter hitting facility!

Leave a comment below if you have any questions about this technology.

If you haven’t already, go ahead and share with me what you think you’d get the most out of hitting off the Pro Batter!

Adam’s links

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Coach Bill Seamon Reveals His Coaches Playbook!


Many thanks to Bill Seamon for stopping by the AoB EXPERTS show to talk a little baseball with me and the Art of Baseball listeners!

Bill has been part of the baseball community for a very long time so I’m very excited to share with all of you the impact he has had in the baseball world for over the past 30 years!

Bill has also created a go-to guide for baseball coaches who want a stream-lined approach to teaching their players how to play the game of baseball the right way.

Enjoy this AoB Experts episode and please feel free to leave a comment below if you have any questions.

Bill’s links

Coaches Playbook

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Increasing Bat-Speed While Hitting The Curve-Ball Like Bryce Harper

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Here is the truth. I’ll venture to say that 90% of breaking balls that you guys strike-out on are pitches in the dirt.


Why is that?

Because you haven’t established the discipline of “posting up”. That’s why.

You have to force the pitcher to leave the breaking ball up in the zone.


If you can do that, you’ll have a chance to be known as a great breaking ball hitter.

In this video I’ll be breaking down Bryce Harper’s swing on  a curve-ball that was left ” up enough” in the zone for him to tattoo it over the center field fence.

You gotta watch this swing!


Who’s your favorite hitter?

Let me know who your favorite hitter is in the comment section below and I’ll make sure to use him(or her) in one of our AoB swing analysis videos.

Thanks a bunch.

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