Hitting the Outside Pitch Drill Key Swing Points
Increased Feel of Direction - Most young hitters don't understand how the barrel works differently on different location of pitches. This drill stresses that feel and understanding of the correct direction.
Immediate Feedback - Direction can sometimes be tough to teach. The physical marker in this drill allows both the hitter and the coach to see when done correctly.
Understanding of Posture- When it comes to hitting an outside pitch, posture is key. You will not be able to do this drill successfully without using the correct hip hinge and side bend.
Easily Adaptable- This drill is easily set up and can be used in any setting. All it takes is a board or blade that can be placed in front of the plate. Anything that creates a visual for the correct swing direction.