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Everyone talks about the hands, swing up, swing down, swing level, leg kick for power and the list goes on. Instead of all that for now let's talk about one of the biggest power killers in a lot of hitters' swings.
The inability for a hitter to get loaded properly, causing their front shoulder to fly open too soon.
Sometimes we see hitters start their swing with their front foot still in the air. People and coaches will immediately yell “ get your foot down!” Yes, your front foot needs to get down but that is not the root cause of the problem. The importance of getting your body prepared (loaded) to hit properly is what needs to be understood. Or the hitter will never hit as well as they potentially can. Below is a video comparison that will show you what to look for and then a drill on how to fix it.