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Misconception - Metal Bats Killed the Art of Small Ball

Baseball traditionalists often talk about the good old days. When ballplayers could handle the bat, put the ball in play and operate in a “station to station” manner. No doubt, it was a beautiful...

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Misconception - Hard Work is Hard

It’s exhilarating for an aspiring athlete to fantasize about the future - playing in front of thousands of adoring fans, leading your favorite childhood team to a championship and making enough...

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Misconception - Athletes are Born, Not Bred

As families around the world wrap up their holiday festivities, many of us are left with a bunch of sh-tuff that we didn’t want or need; however, mixed in with all the material things is the...

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Misconception - A Called Third Strike is a Wasted Opportunity

From little league players with little experience to big leaguers with thousands of at-bats under their belt, nobody likes to strike out. Taking the walk of shame back to the dugout, after failing...

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Misconception - Look at the "Top Half" of the Ball

The concept of trying to hit the “top half” of the ball is a commonly endorsed hitting strategy throughout baseball and softball. Is this a way of encouraging a player to stay on top of the ball?...

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Misconception - Hands take the Barrel of the Bat to the Ball

A common misconception in baseball and softball is that a hitter should throw their hands at the ball, essentially being responsible for taking the barrel of the bat to contact. This is false,...

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Top 10 Reasons for Parents to Invest in MaxBP

As we all prepare for a new decade, the 2020's, it's increasingly challenging to decipher which type of training is the most valuable for a developing athlete. Utilizing a small ball approach that...

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Why Should Parents Invest in MaxBP? Safe and Convenient Practice

There’s something to be said about having your kids in your presence. It’s comforting knowing that they are close by and safe. Unfortunately, most communities aren’t as safe as they once were....

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Why Should Parents Invest in MaxBP? Much Needed R&R

In a day and age where most families have dual income households, it can be a challenge for parents to get some peace and quiet after a hard day of work. This much needed rest and relaxation is...

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Appreciating Michael Jordan's Summer in Spikes

One of the most improbable and fascinating sports stories of my lifetime, occurred in the summer of 1994, throughout minor league ballparks in the southern part of the United States. During that...

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Why Should Parents Invest in MaxBP? Life Lessons

As parents we are constantly trying to teach our kids valuable lessons. The hope is that one day all of those teachable moments will lead to a fulfilling and happy life. Success plays a big role...

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Why Should Parents Invest in MaxBP? Great Exercise

Do you feel like your kids are spending too much in front of the television? Are they always on their mobile phone? Is their tablet their most prized possession? In this day and age, it can be...

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Why Should Parents Invest in MaxBP? Put that Extra Space to Use

Do you have some extra space in your home that is being underutilized and collecting cobwebs? A basement? A detached garage? An old carport? Mama’s spacious She-shed? Get creative with that area...

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Why Should Parents Invest in MaxBP? Life Gets Busy

Life seems to get busier from one year to the next. No matter what you do to stay ahead, there never seems to be much time to spare. For many parents with a combination of career, child care and...

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Why Should Parents Invest in MaxBP? Protect Your Arm

Are you constantly out in the yard or down at the ballpark throwing batting practice to your kids? Do you have an athlete who can’t seem to get enough practice time and your having a difficult...

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Simulating Gerrit Cole's $324 Million Arm on the MaxBP

The New York Yankees have rocked the baseball world by signing former Houston Astros' ace Gerrit Cole to a 9-year, $324 Million contract - a $36 Million annual salary. Cole was the prized free...

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Why Should Parents Invest in MaxBP? The Joys of Success

Every parent wants to see their child succeed. Whether it be in school, a particular hobby or sports - watching a child experience the joys of success is a proud moment for a parent. The flip side...

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Why Should Parents Invest in MaxBP? Bonding Experience

Some of the fondest memories of my athletic career have nothing to do with scoring touchdowns, hitting home runs or draining game winning shots. I was fortunate enough to experience those moments,...

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Why Should Parents Invest in MaxBP? Save Money

In 2019, the median U.S. household income was recorded at $63,179. For the average family that doesn’t leave much expendable cash to spend. Families with children are often faced with the tough...

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Say What? Setting the Record Straight with Babe Ruth

Over the years, there have been many famous baseball players who have contributed to the sports’ success. Players whose names are synonymous with greatness - Mays, Mantle, Gehrig, Musial, Bench,...

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Why Train with MaxBP? Coaching Support and Tutelage

When it comes to training for a particular sport, not all athletes are dealing with the same hand. Some players have the advantage of unlimited resources, whether that be the training facilities...

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Why Train with MaxBP? Mental, Physical and Visual Training

Think about the instrumental part our mind, body and eyes play in our ability to perform a task - in everyday life. Our eyes communicate with the brain, which communicates with the body. Without...

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Why Train with MaxBP? No Transportation Needed

In this day and age, many families require dual incomes and both parents work. This makes it difficult for an aspiring athlete to get consistent training support and transportation from their...

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Why Train with MaxBP? Money Doesn't Grow On Trees

Money doesn’t grow on trees! Most of us heard that phrase a number of times in our youth. It served as an effective way for a parent to encourage their child to be conscientious of their spending...

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Why Train with MaxBP? No Practice Partner Necessary

There is no denying the fact that baseball, softball, hockey, cricket and lacrosse are outstanding team sports. However, athletes who are involved in these athletic activities may be challenged...

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Why Train with MaxBP? Beat the Elements with Indoor Training

Thanksgiving has come and gone, taking the fall weather with it, and the calendar has flipped to December. Depending on one’s location, it’s tough to make progress during the winter months -...

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Why Train with MaxBP? Immune to the Injury Bug

Every year 1000's of athletes around the globe suffer various injuries that affect their ability to practice. This is an unfortunate truth about athletics, injuries do occur. However, with modern...

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Why Train with MaxBP? Time is on Your Side

Many days there doesn't seem to be enough time to check off all the boxes on a to-do list. Between school, work, sports, family obligations and everything else that makes up our daily schedules -...

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Why Train with MaxBP? Portability and Limited Space Required

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Why Train with MaxBP? Cover the Needs of Multiple Athletes

Do you have athletes in your household who play a number of different sports? Baseball? Softball? Hockey? Lacrosse? Cricket? MaxBP Reaction Training works wonders for athletes participating in...

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