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Top 10 Reasons to Train this Off-Season - Put a Dent in those 10,000 Hours

In Malcolm Gladwell’s book “Outliers: The Story of Success,” the New York Times Best Selling author proclaims that in order to achieve world class expertise in any skill, an individual must...

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Top 10 Reasons to Train this Off-Season - Gaining on the Competition

When it comes to training for a particular sport, there are two things an athlete can always count on. First, while you are resting someone else out there getting better. Second, if you are...

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Misconception - Baseball Practice Doesn't Require Intensity

When I was playing ball in the ‘90s, the intensity level of football, basketball and baseball were all very different. Prior to every season, practice and game - my teammates and I had a pretty...

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The Importance of the Offseason

An athlete’s offseason is an instrumental time. It’s an opportunity for an individual to assess their performance from the previous campaign, decide what worked and what didn’t, and begin...

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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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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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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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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 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? 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? 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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Top 10 Reasons to Train with MaxBP

MaxBP Reaction Training is a next level training tool that has been around for the past decade, working wonders for thousands of athletes from youth, high school, college and all the way to Major...

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The Importance of Timing your Stride

For most hitters the stride is used to initiate the swing. It triggers the rest of the body to move into action and to perform its mechanics. The stride is also vital to a hitter’s timing at the...

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Misconception - It’s Okay to be Off Balance after Contact

The “Bad Ball Hitter” is often romanticized in the game of baseball. Past and present players like Vladimir Guerrero and Pablo Sandoval are celebrated for their ability to barrel pitches that are...

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Misconception - Practice Makes Perfect

When I was a kid, I was fortunate enough to attend a few sports camps during the summer - football, basketball and baseball - most of which were held at Shasta College in Redding, California.

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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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Misconception - A Hitter Should Only Think About Their Mechanics During Tee Work and Soft Toss Drills

When a batter steps up to the plate in a game, they should have a clear mind and only consider the task at hand - making solid contact with the ball. The previous at-bat, any miscues in the field...

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Misconception - The Weight Room is the Best Place for a Hitter to Develop Power

It’s commonly believed that if athletes want to dominate in their respective sports, they should dedicate themselves to long hours in the weight room. After all, somebody who looks like Arnold...

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Misconception - Every Swing Should End with the Exact Same Finish

It is commonly believed that a hitter’s swing should conclude with the same finish every time. Whether a hitter completes their swing with a one-handed follow through, two-handed finish or...

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Misconception - The Key to a High Batting Average is the Ability to Hit the Curveball

Throughout different levels of competition there is a standard as to what is considered an elite batting average. At the high school level, the top prospects often hit around .500, in the...

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Push-ups for Upper Body Strength and Conditioning

The push-up is quite possibly the oldest workout in the history of mankind. The most tried and true of upper body workouts. If you close your eyes, it’s easy to imagine some jacked caveman busting...

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Run Hills for Lower Body Strength and Conditioning

A workout that can be exercised without a gym membership, designated space or equipment is priceless. Just an athlete, their body and a commitment to excellence.

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