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So far Chad Jacob has created 15 blog entries.

Do You Have An Approach At The Plate?

     The more and more that I talk with hitters I am surprised with just how many go up to the plate without a definitive approach. Going up to the plate without an idea of what you want to do is like taking a trip without a map. Can you imagine taking a two-thousand-mile trip [...]

By |February 22nd, 2019|Hitting|

“The Onus Is On You”

 Those are some of my favorite words that I ever heard as a player. While training in the off-season I took a trip to my pitching coach’s facility in Montgomery, Texas: The Texas Baseball Ranch. While I was there I learned a lot of different training drills and throwing protocols in order to help me [...]

By |February 22nd, 2019|Motivation|

Why Pitching is Harder Than Hitting

Hitting is undeniably hard. There is no question to that. It is a moving ball with less than .4 seconds to recognize what the pitch is, where it is going to be, and deciding whether you should swing or not. On top of that you actually have to hit it if you do swing. It [...]

By |June 15th, 2018|CBC News|

Are you soft?

Are you soft? This is a blog directed at the athletes themselves. The reasons for that is because my generation and the one coming up behind me, have been awarded an extraordinary opportunity in life to live in comfort, peace, and tranquility. But it has made the majority of us soft. Soft is a mentality, [...]

By |April 24th, 2018|CBC News|
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