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Student of the game. HSSU Hitting & Pitching Coordinator. Ted Williams, Mickey Mantle, Nolan Ryan, Tom Seaver, David Price & Justin Verlander obsessive. Swing coach for MLB hitters. Hitting and Pitching DVDs & eBooks. Lecturer on innovation, entrepreneurship & elevator pitch. @thepainguy

FREE 10-MINUTE CLINICS
Most instructors seem to think more is more. I think less is more. That's the logic behind my FREE, 10-minute...

THE EPIDEMIC
The Epidemic
My focus of late is on identifying the root causes of the pitcher injury and Tommy John surgery epidemic, starting with two common, but dangerous, movement patterns...

Tragically, they are being sold as proper pitching mehanics but, in truth, they tend to create a severe problem with pitchers' Timing that I call Flat Arm Syndrome and are the root cause of the injury problems of pitchers like...

DOMINANT & DURABLE
While I spend a lot of time thinking about pitching injuries, I also spend a lot of time thinking about the alternative; what enables some pitchers to be both dominant and durable?

JEFF PASSAN, THE ARM & TIMING
Jeff Passan's The ArmWith the release of the hatchet job that is Jeff Passan's The Arm, I have put together my thoughts about the experience of being part of The Arm. Contrary to what Passan would have you believe, key to it is the topic I've focused on since 2007 and that you should as well...

WORLD SERIES PROVEN RESULTS
Andres Torres Home RunIn addition to coaching hitting and pitching at the college level, I have a number of clients in the major leagues. Andres Torres was literally my first client and put up 6.5 fWAR in 2010. He is shown hitting a home run during the 2010 World Series.

Tommy Pham 2015.10.9 Home RunMost recently, I worked with Tommy Pham of the St. Louis Cardinals, shown here hitting a home run to deep left field during Game 1 of the 2015 NLDS.

CLIENTS
Major league hitters I have worked with include...

  • Andres Torres (2008-2013)
  • Johnny Giavotella (2010-2015)
  • Mark Trumbo (2014)
  • Tommy Pham (2010-2015)

ELEVATOR PITCH ESSENTIALS
I have long been interested in innovation and entrepreneurship and have worked for a series of software start-ups as a result. Drawing upon these experiences, Elevator Pitch Essentials explains how to get your point across in two minutes or less.

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How to Get
Your Point Across in
Two Minutes
or Less

You can buy Elevator Pitch Essentials via my web site. My Elevator Pitch primer is a good place to start if you are unfamiliar with the concept of an elevator pitch.

THE PARADOX OF PAIN
I am in the process of writing a second book entitled The Paradox Of Pain that explains the critical -- but too often overlooked -- relationship between pain, change, and innovation.

Why the Brightest Innovations Grow
Out of the Darkest Emotions

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