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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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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? 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? Unlimited Repetition

It’s no secret that it takes a lot of time and dedication for an athlete to set themselves apart from the competition. In this day and age, the chase for a college scholarship or professional...

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Winter is Coming - Benefits of Indoor Training

Halloween has passed, the pumpkins have been smashed, and the weather has turned. Depending on one’s location, it’s tough to make progress during the winter months - Mother Nature holds no...

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Slump Buster - Focus on the Little Things

Many times a slump has nothing to do with a major mechanical flaw and more to do with a minute detail or lack of focus. A great way to regain that undivided attention is by challenging the eyes to...

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The Right-Handed Push Bunt

If you tune into the College World Series next June, chances are you’ll witness a number of scrappy ballplayers who can handle the lumber and are willing to embrace “small ball.” These spark plugs...

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Father and Sons bond with Cricket, MaxBP

When you speak to Dr. Fawad J. Khan, M.D. about his experience of playing youth cricket in Pakistan, elation in his voice is quite noticeable.

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Vision Training, Part II - Modern Day Technology, Slow the Game Down and Ryan Harrison

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

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Rear Toss Drill to Develop Patience

One of the most difficult concepts to teach a hitter is that of patience. Anyone who has ever stepped foot into the batter’s box knows it’s a pressure packed moment full of angst, excitement and...

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Don't Be Afraid of a Little Gas

Former Boston Red Sox legend Ted Williams once said, “You have to hit the fastball to play in the big leagues.” Considering that the Splendid Splinter is viewed by many to be the best overall...

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Precision Bunting Through Small Ball Training

The ability to lay down a bunt is crucial for all hitters. Although the ability to “sacrifice” yourself for the good of the team may not earn an athlete a twitter following, it is an important...

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MaxBP featured on MLB Network with Sean Casey

Hear from former Major League hitter and MLB Network host Sean Casey (.302 career BA) on how visual training and small ball drills are crucial to getting the most out of your batting practice...

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The Epic 2019 HR Derby and How to Recreate it in Your Own Backyard

Best. Home Run Derby. Ever.

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Hitting with Balance is Essential

Seasoned baseball fans have bore witness to the spectacle far too many times. The ballplayer who steps up to the plate with so much promise, only to go fishing for a breaking ball and come up...

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The Best Remedy for the Injury Bug

Every year thousands of athletes around the world are hurt playing the sport they love. This is an unfortunate truth about athletics, injuries do occur. However, with modern day science and...

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Say it ain’t so Max

Practice bunting with MaxBP!

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MaxBP Drill of the Week - Measuring the Distance to the Plate

Coach Greg Layson shows us an easy way to measure the proper distance from the plate each hitter should stand. Where you stand gives you a different view of the strike zone and the proper distance...

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What MaxBP Customers Are Saying

"I watched helplessly from the first base coaches box and could see the pain, frustration, and total dejection on my son's face as he walked back to the dugout after yet another strikeout.
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Training Drills at Extra Innings in Sarasota, FL

Coach Matt Kutt visited Extra Innings, an indoor baseball & softball facility for players of all ages, to check out how they’re using MaxBP reaction training tools to help their players hone in on...

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MaxBP Drill Of The Week: Track & Tap

MaxBP Reaction Training Drill – “Track & Tap” [VIDEO]

Improved reaction timing is established with the use of the MaxBP pitching machine. It will improve overall hand-eye coordination as well as...

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MaxBP Drill of the Week: Track & Decide

MaxBP Reaction Training Drill – “Track & Decide”

In this video, Ryan Harrison with SlowTheGameDown demonstrates the value of using the MaxBP pitching machine for the “Track & Decide” training...

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MaxBP Drill of the Week: React & Track

MaxBP Reaction Training Drill – “React & Track” (Catcher’s Drill)

The value of the MaxBP machine is found in increasing your reaction timing. It can increase your hand-eye coordination, pitch...

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MaxBP Drill Of The Week: Accuracy Tracking

MaxBP Reaction Training Drill – “Accuracy Tracking” [VIDEO]

Improved reaction timing is established with the use of the MaxBP pitching machine. It will improve overall hand-eye coordination as...

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MaxBP Drill of the Week: Using Your Eyes

MaxBP Reaction Training Drill – “Using Your Eyes” (Catcher’s Drill) [VIDEO]

Improved reaction timing is established with the use of the MaxBP pitching machine. It will improve overall hand-eye...

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MaxBP Drill of the Week: Inside Soft, Outside Tee

Description: This drill can be done in a cage if using a baseball. But, using a tee AND a MaxBP machine you have set up to target the inside pitch, as with so many great lessons that used to...

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MaxBP Drill of the Week: Track & Catch

MaxBP Reaction Training Drill - Track & Catch [VIDEO]

Improved reaction timing is established with the use of the MaxBP pitching machine. It will improve your overall hand-eye coordination as well...

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How Small Ball Training Yields Big Results

We know all baseball and softball hitters put in the work each and every practice to hit soaring home runs and improve their batting averages. But, before they can make that goal a reality, they...

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Jose Reyes and Jose Bautista Hitting With MaxBP

Jose Reyes and "Joey Bats"get some indoor batting practice in with the MaxBP pitching machine in the Blue Jays locker room:

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"Raised in baseball" explains his passion for MaxBP Pitching Machines

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