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Ken Van Bogaert

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Darlington, WI

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Men's 55

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, May 24, 2017
bogie
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Arm Extension Key to creating a Powerful Bathead Snap SwingMakeover #55

ha, see you called us out. When you don't know what your talking about you make up alot of fancy terms and hope someone is as confused as you. We have had and do have a some more shows coming on placement...but most of our lessons are hitters who can't make solid contact 2 of 4 times, and we try to find various ways to reach more hitters with mechanics. BTW I might have shorter arms than you.ha
, May 23, 2017
bogie
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Arm Extension Key to creating a Powerful Bathead Snap SwingMakeover #55

Bret, using pro models, explains how the extension of the arms, the top arm in particular, is key for creating a cutting oversnap. This maximizes power but also creates an environment for consistent striking of any part of the ball. Swing Makeover #55...all shows listed in order with descriptions free off our website at sportstechnique.com
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mCQ-w--aaUM
, May 22, 2017
bogie
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Brian Wegman converts radical linear stride into explosive rotation SwingMakeover #56

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWqMIYXc0IA&t=3s

A strong linear movement ahead and down, yet he is still able to convert to a tight rotation due to the wind and unwind of the hips. One reason why Wegman is one of the best ever and a lesson for us who try to emulate.
, May 18, 2017
bogie
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Lower back problems

The Mri as soon as possible is really the key if the chiro, massage, shots etc. does not help. I tried them all for almost 3 years, little improvement, until I gave in and had an mri. I have stenosis or arthritic narrowing of the entire spine, but the lower lumbar was squeezed down to 25%. I waited so long on mri, I have some permanent nerve damage but after surgery where they took out bone, and other tissue to open the hole, its a big improvement but will never be like new as aging continues. Surgery was no biggie. I would also advise not to read all the forums on back issues on the internet. I found them 90% negative and from people who had bad experiences and were desperately searching for answers or comfort from others..those stories will scare you, most surgeries are successful, but no guarantee. Research the physician as fully as you can and get the best one you can. I sympathize...I've had a ton of other joint, tendon problems and they don't compare to back problems. Good advice on this thread from the others. If you don't rehab, lose weight or change lifestyle, success might be shortlived. jmo
, April 19, 2017
bogie
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Arroyo to Big League Dreams Friday Nite

man, it was a blast to play when we got the chance...wish we had one in the midwest
, April 19, 2017
bogie
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Pro Swing Comparisons: Greg Connell vs Andrew Collins..slomotion and interview

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awqu_cdrn_A

some nice footage in high speed slow motion comparing and showing in detail how the best in the world deliver their powerful swings. Both have interesting comments on how they develop consistency and power. Swing Makeover #54
, April 5, 2017
bogie
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Ball Exit Speed Testing and top Pro Speed Demos..Swing Makeover #52

we are just going by what their literature says...sometimes though, when you say hit 70 mph on the meter, yet the ball is a poorly struck dribbler, you know it tested the bat speed. The exit speed on a decently struck ball is higher than the batspeed using todays equipment...so our understanding is it picks up mostly exit speeds...if you don't swing, it will pick up pitch speed. Alot of learning to do on it.
, April 5, 2017
bogie
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Ball Exit Speed Testing and top Pro Speed Demos..Swing Makeover #52

I think you are going to see alot more testing and results of ball exit speed from many who are interested. We will have more as time goes on but are in our infancy of testing.
, April 5, 2017
bogie
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Increase Hip Explosion with Focus on Speed & 2 Killer Drills

swing makeover #53, helps you tighten and speed up hip rotation, thus increased ball exit speed and performance
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Eeoh_4Oar4&t=93s
, March 28, 2017
bogie
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Ball Exit Speed Testing and top Pro Speed Demos..Swing Makeover #52

Wouldnt be surprised with Kreug at all..thats an amazing level..what did you top off at Bruce?
, March 28, 2017
bogie
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Ball Exit Speed Testing and top Pro Speed Demos..Swing Makeover #52

POCKET RADAR Ball Coach STeve Imlay was selling them as well. he was using at this hitting academy out in Phoenix. sliacademy.com
Alot of guys are finding them fun to use and compare, as well as show improvement.
, March 27, 2017
bogie
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Ball Exit Speed Testing and top Pro Speed Demos..Swing Makeover #52

I want to see the brothers square off at woodlawn ha

, March 27, 2017
bogie
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Ball Exit Speed Testing and top Pro Speed Demos..Swing Makeover #52

An interesting look at our first attempts this winter to use ball exit speed testing to see improvements made on line drive exit speed and homeruns. Shows a relationship between distance and mph achieved. Top young pros video'd with ball exit speed meter behind them.
Swing Makeover #52 sportstechnique.com

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4kIwhNP5TVc
, Feb. 28, 2017
bogie
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: TOC 2017

I probably couldnt make that talented woodlawn team but would add some sex appeal and I do buy drinks.
, Feb. 26, 2017
bogie
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: TOC 2017

I had the opportunity to go to the TOC a few years ago and it was an absolute blast and very well run. I was a big fan and hope my team will travel again there. bogie
, Feb. 14, 2017
bogie
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Lesson stories: Before and After Improvements Swing Makeover #51

Some interesting before and after documentation of athletes, flaws identified and fixed.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MgegoBFNK6k
, Feb. 2, 2017
bogie
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Swing Makeover #50.."Are your Hips, REALLY lead your Swing?"

Leading the Swing, sorry ha
, Feb. 2, 2017
bogie
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Swing Makeover #50.."Are your Hips, REALLY lead your Swing?"

"Are your Hips, REALLY leading the Swing?" Episode # 50, start of season 5. A really good teaching segments, with alot of pro swings to demonstrate. Drills and proper form explained. Bear as worlds most powerful man. Starting season 5 of shows and lessons at www.sportstechnique.com

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L-yjoqTovQc
, Dec. 30, 2016
bogie
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Brace Leg Drill balances Rotation and Snap..Swing Makeover #47

Ha Bill, thats e key for us.. fighting that onset of senility...my computer between my ears is 99% full..need to upgrade. Whether we are beginners or at the high level of guys like Imlay, its always an balance of adjustments and alot of good advice out there on softball from many sources! happy new year, bogie
, Dec. 26, 2016
bogie
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Brace Leg Drill balances Rotation and Snap..Swing Makeover #47

Using a conventional tee, one with a no chase tee ball, or evil bp ball on guide rope, these 2 drills will allow you to isolate the final rotation of hips and shoulders before impact, while you drive, extend and snap the bat head thru the ball. Also works tempo of lag and snap. This will help get rotation and snap in sync.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z8MXjNHKiRM
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