Online Hitting Lessons- Are They Right For You?

Written By: JK Whited

Online Hitting Lessons

Online hitting lessons are something that is not new. For some people, however, the concept is tough to understand. There is one first question always asked.

"Why don't players just take lessons from someone local?"

Unfortunately, the number of baseball/softball instructors who are armed with good information is small. Because of this, online instruction is sought out.

If you are lucky enough to be within driving distance of these instructors, I highly encourage you to work with them! For the majority of parents and players, this isn't an option.

People who are looking for a proven plan and instructor who will tailor a personalized training progression to the individual client, Baseball Rebellion Online Hitting Lessons might be a great fit! Here are the reasons why.

The Benefits of Online Hitting Lessons:

No More Guessing

I took a lot of lessons growing up. I also gave many lessons while playing, not knowing what I was doing. Because of this, I can tell you that most hitting coaches are guessing. Most regurgitate what they were taught, even if it worked or not. 

But What About the Eye Test?

The human eye is too slow to see exactly what is happening in the swing. Consequently, this leads to inefficient results. Often the player begins practicing things that are detrimental or irrelevant to their swing at best.

This doesn't sound like something most players or parents would want to pay for. As a result of this, we use technology like slow-motion video analysis of clients and professionals. We work to systematically understand optimal body movements and train the movements that produce successful results. 

Detailed Swing Evaluation

Swing Evaluation for Online Hitting Lessons

One thing that we carried over from our in-person lessons to our online lessons is the initial swing evaluation. Before you are taught anything by our instructors your swing is broken down step-by-step. This shows you the things you do well already, as well as the things that need to be worked on.

The evaluation allows the hitter and the instructor to see where they stand and the work they will have to put in. Furthermore, it allows the hitter and their parents to see the inefficiencies of the hitter and how they are going to be corrected. 

THIS MONTH ONLY ALL ONE-TIME HITTING EVALUATIONS ARE ONLY $10

A Clear Plan

Individualized Plan

While some instructors can identify problems in a swing accurately, it is even more important that they know how to improve the issues they see. This is something that takes a great deal of skill from the instructor.

Because of this, many players with similar mechanical problems will respond differently to various drills/cues that are designed to promote a positive change. We make a clear plan that is tailored to each individual client. It is based on their specific age, needs, and learning style.

Quick Feedback and Explanations Anyone Can Understand

Explanation Understood by Anyone

Our online hitting instructors have a great turn around time of no more than three business days. This allows for quick and effective communication of feedback, concepts, drills, and next steps for clients. The feedback given is delivered with the appropriate "voice" for each client. Our goal is to give in-depth and thorough feedback but in a way that is simple and easy to understand.

One of our mottos is that if an Elementary school student can't understand the feedback, then the feedback needs to change! One of my favorite videos to watch is of one of our clients when he was 6-years-old breaking down the swing. His great explanation is a result of the common and easily understood language used at Baseball Rebellion.

A Library of Videos and Drills Available to Watch Anytime

Library of Online Hitting Lesson Drills & Video

One of the best benefits to online lessons with Baseball Rebellion is that you can watch previous feedback and drills an unlimited number of times through HUDLTechnique! While in-person lessons are great, the benefit of watching feedback and drills remotely is not generally offered with in-person lessons.

With Baseball Rebellion & HUDL Technique, you will be using an unbelievably user-friendly app that will give you easy access to submitting video.

Opportunity for Multiple Lessons

You have the ability to share and receive up to 3, 6, or ∞ videos for analysis each month.  Some of these videos may be drills that your expert instructor asks you to perform. Everything is done with the ultimate goal of you improving as a hitter! We have three lesson package to fit your needs! More information on the lesson packages below.

Online Hitting Lesson Packages

-The Bronze Package ($79/month) is best for youth players that are just starting out playing or players who play other sports besides baseball/softball in the off-season. The 3 videos per month allow you to pace your development but still do everything necessary to take your swing to the next level!

-The Silver Package ($119/month) is for serious baseball and softball players of all levels. The 6 videos allowed per month allow you to quickly develop the Baseball Rebellion hitting movements and start seeing improvements at the plate within the first month!

-The Gold Package ($159/month) is for the very few that eat, live, and breathe hitting. This is only recommended if you are ready to invest a large part of your free time in becoming an ELITE Baseball Rebellion hitter! Buyer Beware!

Access to the Instructor of Your Choice

Professional Online Lesson Hitting Instructors

Every instructor at Baseball Rebellion has been trained and is certified in the Baseball Rebellion system of teaching. That being said, all instructors have differing strengths and voices that work better with different players.

You have access to choose your instructor and change instructors at any time. Some clients choose to periodically switch instructors so that they can hear concepts explained in different ways.

This can help clients glean the benefits of the strengths of all the Baseball Rebellion Instructors. All BR instructors are extremely accessible and can be reached through the phone and email easily. Below are example lessons from each of the instructors.

Sample Online Hitting Lessons

JK Whited

Eric Tyler

Garrett Gordon

If you are looking for online pitching lessons, please reach out to Julio@baseballrebellion.com for more information.

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