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Sam Flamont's Discussions

Hitting Drills.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Doug Bernier Feb 25, 2013. 22 Replies

This forum is a great opportunity to learn new tips about the entire game of baseball.  I would like to share hitting drills, because it seems like a lot of coaches get stuck in a rut and use the…Continue

Tags: baseball, vision, coaching, practice, drills

What are the Key Coaching Terms you use to Coach Hitting?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Carl Nichols May 26, 2011. 28 Replies

We all have views on the swing and how it works.  This post is not about those views but rather what do you focus on when working with hitters?All coaches use different lingo and some use different…Continue

Tags: terms, cues, the, coaching, swing

Why do people teach Stance and Line up the door knocking knuckles

Started this discussion. Last reply by Don Ervin Mar 7, 2011. 2 Replies

We have to look no further than our television to realize there are many different stances that work for many different players.  Look at this years World Series MVP and tell me how many guys stand…Continue

Why do People keep saying hitting is both Linear and Rotational?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Carl Nichols Feb 22, 2011. 529 Replies

Remember when dealing with Linear and Rotational mechanics the only part we are concerned with is the forward swing.  The load and stride do not establish whether or not a swing is Linear or…Continue

Tags: baseball, and, positional, coach, mechanics


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Profile Information

Type of hitter... Power? Average? Slap? Pull?
Average with slight pop
If you pitch, what type of pitcher are you... Power? Ground ball, Fly ball, Knuckleball?
I currently:
Coach Baseball
Baseball Playing Experience:
Minor League
Baseball Coaching Experience:
Baseball Umpiring Experience
Little League
Softball Playing Experience:
Slow Pitch
More About Me:
I Coached at Central Michigan University in 2010. We won the MAC championship and I am now coaching at Davenport University. I played baseball professionally and my college ball was played at Grand Rapids Community College and Western Michigan University.

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At 10:46am on November 1, 2010, The CheckSwing Clubhouse said…
Hi Sam,

Thanks for your participation in the recent discussion about hitting against Lincecum and Lee. Please send your mailing address and tshirt size (L, XL, or 2XL) to , and we'll send you a new CheckSwing t-shirt. Please be sure to email your friends and teammates and tell them to join CheckSwing as well! Thanks!
At 9:42am on October 29, 2010, Kyle Grucci said…
Welcome to CheckSwing, Sam!

Enjoy the site and have fun making more baseball connections. Join your State Group, publish your thoughts in your status, add a blog or discussion, and upload some photos and videos. Please invite your current and former teammates to join the baseball player community here. Just click the "Enter Email Addresses" button on the Invite page.
At 5:36pm on October 28, 2010, Bill Stanton said…
Sam- Thanks for joining us at CheckSwing! Have a great time making new connections and talking baseball. Please invite any players and coaches that you know to join us as well. Enjoy!

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