Friday, March 29, 2019

ProTips: Hitting - Stance

There are many different kinds of stances and setups that we see from good hitters but the common things are that they're all comfortable, they're relaxed, and they're balanced. That's what we want our young hitters to do.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Using the Lower Body to Create Bat Speed and Power in Your Swing

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Rich Lovell discusses in more detail how the lower body plays a role in bat speed and power.

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Sunday, March 24, 2019

Online Hitting Academy

Online Hitting Academy for players that can't come into The Baseball Barn for face to face hitting lessons - Richard Lovell-Epstein Hitting Online Academy.

A Customized Training Plan, Based on Your Specific Needs, And Managed by Your Very Own Personal Epstein Hitting Master Instructor, Rich Lovell, Will Show You How To Become the Best Hitter You Can Be!

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Looking for more information on baseball and fast pitch hitting? Are you part of a team, or Organization that would like to schedule a mini-camp/clinic or seminar for your players and coaches? and receive pertinent, professional instruction that includes video analysis of your players swing flaw?

Richard Lovell and The Baseball Barn are Epstein Hitting certified with Rich being 1 of only 8 Master Certified Instructors go 700+ instructors in the Epstein Hitting System.

Rich is available for individual, small group and team instruction to include clinics and seminars. Does your player, or team need expert evaluation to improve their swing?

Schedule an evaluation, or clinic/seminar with Rich and begin your swing transformation before the next season. Schedule your evaluation through our online scheduling system at The Baseball Barn, contact Rich directly at, or if you are out of the area, through Rich's Online Hitting Academy (

Thursday, March 21, 2019

ProTips: Hitting - Lower Half, Stride

When the majority of hitters take a stride it's really used for timing but we need to make sure that accomplishes a couple of things.

Monday, March 18, 2019

Most Iconic Windups Throughout Baseball History

From Dontrelle Willis' high leg kick to Mitch Williams' twist, these are some of the most iconic windups in baseball history

Friday, March 15, 2019

ProTips: Hitting - Running to First Base

After making contact, it's very important that we become a great teammate and run hard down the line.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

What Equipment I Use For Various Hitting Levels - Coach Rich Lovell - Baseball Barn

Rich talks about what equipment he uses as a player progresses. See more at

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Saturday, March 9, 2019

Sunday, March 3, 2019

ProTips: Athleticism - Athletic Stance

The athletic stance is probably a term you've heard often and we're going to clarify what that means.