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Department of FungoMan Archives

Empowering Athletes and Those Who Train Them

We built our technology from a dad's desire to empower his son with better training. Our latest articles honor ideas of the past and advance them in service of tomorrow's generation of athletes.

Trent Mongero - Training Article

Training

7 Creative Infield Drills To Effectively Develop Players with Trent Mongero

Winning Baseball fielding guru, ABCA Coach of the year, Trent Mongero shares infield drills you'll want to implement in your next practice.

Jerry Manuel - Coaching

Coaching

Scouting Talent with Jerry Manuel

"The Sage" Jerry Manuel is former MLB Player, Manager, Coach, MLB Network Analyst, and CEO of the Jerry Manuel Foundation. He shares on scouting talent—seeing movement and rhythm.

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Let's Reimagine Practice

Introducing FungoMan, our most significant training innovation. The platform revolutionizes traditional training methods by hacking exact line drives, ground balls, fly balls for the purpose of making a premium efficiency-minded product. It's time to games. But first, let's win practice.

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[DEBATE] Live Arm VS. Pitching Machine for Batting Practice

There's a long going conversation about the benefits of live arm vs. pitching machine batting practice. In a nutshell, here's how the debate sounds: The problem with pitching machine batting practice: the machine looks different than a pitcher, lacking the rhythm and timing you see with a live arm. The benefits of using a pitching machine are its consistency of pitches and unlimited energy. The problem with live arm batting practice: inconsistency of pitches and limited energy of pitcher(s). The benefit of having a live arm batting practice is that the hitter can practice rhythm and timing, unlike a standard pitching machine.
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5 Essential Practices Great Hitters Do Every Day

  Ted Williams once said, "The greatest name in American sports history is Babe Ruth, a hitter." Pretty cool statement coming from the guy who hit over .400 in the Big Leagues. Among other All-century players, Ted Williams used to talk about hitting the ball so hard and so good that he could smell the burn of how perfectly the ball made contact with the wood of his bat. Hank Aaron cracked the bat so hard over a row of trailers that bordered the outfield fence that Ted Williams came running out from the clubhouse wanting to know who it was that could make a bat sound that way when it struck a baseball.  And the legends go on and on. The great hitters of the game must have something in common, and their peers and many young players have studied their swings and approaches for decades.  We've rallied up a few simple answers from the greats to answer the question: what are some practical ways of hitting the ball harder, faster, and farther? Check out these hitting concepts below.
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