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gameSense Hit Station

https://youtu.be/QSWuxH_61Aw How to setup and use gameSense Hit Station Output gameSense app from computer or iPad/iPhone to a TV or a video projector. Use the

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Drills

Pitch Recognition Hitting Drills 2 Tee Hitting Drill gameSense Hit Station Output gameSense app from computer or iPad/iPhone to a TV or a video projector.

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How to Use gameSense

gS Video-Occlusion Method: Watch pitches that are cut off during ball flight; identify pitch TYPE and BALL/STRIKE. DRILLS Players select a pitcher and choose RHB

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How To Hit The Change-Up

It’s game day. You show up the field.

Pregame B.P. Done.

Pre-Game Warm Up. Done.

Go back to the club house. Put on the game uniform.

Now you’re in the dugout. You look at the line-up.

You’re not hitting in the spot you notmally hit.

You’re not playing the position you normally play.

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Absorb The Unexpected

It’s game day. You show up the field.

Pregame B.P. Done.

Pre-Game Warm Up. Done.

Go back to the club house. Put on the game uniform.

Now you’re in the dugout. You look at the line-up.

You’re not hitting in the spot you notmally hit.

You’re not playing the position you normally play.

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Tech Makes Baseball a Simple Game: You See the Ball, You Hit the Ball, You Got It?

Growing up on Long Island, about 25 miles east of New York City, Eugene Bleecker took 10 years of lessons at a local baseball camp. He went on to play college baseball, catching for four Division II, NAIA, and NJCAA schools over five years with what he calls “very old-school” mechanics. When he started his coaching career, Bleecker taught the same drills and preached the same philosophies that he had learned in his youth.

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Be a Gamer.

Popping out in foul territory. Striking out looking. Swinging and missing on a hanging breaking ball. Being late on an 0-2 fastball…

…these are hands down some of the worst feelings in baseball, for hitters.

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Occlusion vs Full View Pitch Recognition Training For Ballplayers

Why is it that when a hitter struggles, the first thing we do is try to change the swing, approach or bat? How often do we ask, “are you SEEING the ball effectively?”

If you’re not seeing the ball out of the pitcher’s hand, you’re shootin yourself in the foot. When you’re confident, you’re seeing the ball well.

Hitting is about confidence, so let’s make sure we have a plan to pick up the pitch effectively.

Take a peek at the occlusion training. Anticipate the pitch. Pick ball or strike, type of pitch THEN check to see if you’re right with the full version REPLAY.

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Training the Brain to be a Better Hitter

The mere act of hitting a ball is well beyond the normal realm of human perceptual cognitive decision-making, which is the process by which the brain combines the various types of sensory information it receives to decide how to behave.

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Righties vs Lefties – The Importance Of Handedness Training In Hitting

Most batters would prefer to face an opposite-hand (OH) pitcher, righty vs lefty and vice versa. With the dominance of right-handed pitchers in the game, the left-handed hitter comes to the plate with a built-in advantage. But what exactly is that advantage? What would happen if the pitcher population in the league was more balanced, righties to lefties? Two sets of researchers set out to dig a little deeper into this phenomenon of visual perception.

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