Most coaches will blurt out 'stay connected' to their hitters during games and practices. But this often times leaves parents and players asking, "What does being connected in the swing actually look like?" or, "What does being connected mean?"
Poor posture and slow rotation is a killer in any hitters swing. We must focus on how a hitter rotates.
Since our body makes the bat turn fast through the zone we have to understand how and what connection really is. This gets our bat at the right angle to swing fast and pitches we can drive.
Pete Alonso is one of the best power hitters in the game right now. He does a great job setting himself for success through rhythm and timing. And by also getting the bat connected early. Check the video out below to fully understand why connection should be important to you!