Eric reviews one drill that he likes to use to cure a hitter from pulling off the ball. Pulling off the ball is one of the most common swing mistakes and usually comes from a hitter’s aggression. When coaching this flaw it is important not to eliminate the aggression, however, teach the hitter where the aggression needs to be.
If you are having trouble elevating the ball, you could have a number of issues but one that can really hinder that ability is a forward landing and/or a forward pulling of the upper body.
The front shoulder flying open is one of the biggest mistakes hitters make. Check out two cues you can use to help your hitters stay on the ball longer
Should you swing down or swing up? That is one of the most talked about approaches in baseball. We’re here to tell you why they’re both right.
The purpose of this drill is to slightly exaggerate the idea of “staying through the ball”. As we know, it requires not only barrel speed to hit the ball hard, but barrel accuracy.
A Lot of youth hitters watch players in the big leagues and see how much MLB hitters wave and tip their bat. When the bat tip is done correctly it allows for whip and speed through the zone. If done incorrectly it can cause hitters to get loopy and disconnected early in their swing
Here are three infield drills you can learn today to help improve your footwork, glovework, and overall technique.
Front shoulders flying open, pulling off the ball are mainly due to posture being compromised in a hitters swing. The two drills in this article will help hitters understand the right posture and a hitting drill that I do everyday during in person lessons.
Timing. The most sought after attribute in hitting can often be the most difficult to obtain. With any timing, there has to be a beginning as well as an end. When it comes to hitting the ending is when the bat makes contact with the ball, so what is the beginning? When the hitters starts to lift their front heel and begin the process of striding is the start to timing. So when should that begin? Lets take a look.
Learn how variable training and failure help to better a player’s mentality and preparation come game day and different drills that will help develop your approach.
Want to learn how to get the most out of batting practice? Check out these drills you can do to help your hitters get more out of BP.