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Articles: Hitting:

How Should a Hitter Load?

In the world of hitting certain words can invoke certain movements, good and bad. It’s not really the words that matter as much but how the individual athlete interprets those words and how they manifest those words into a particular movement.

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Missing Under the Ball Consistently? Here’s Why and How to Fix it!

Chas goes into detail about how a long swing or tons of foul balls can be fixed, quickly, by understanding exactly what’s causing the miss. Could be timing, could be length in the “C” of the swoosh.

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4 Drills to Hit for More Power

You’ll be crushing the ball after working on these four drills! The best part? They can be done without a baseball! Click to learn more!

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Softball Power Hitting Solution: Turning Tappers into Towering Homers, The Takia Nichols Story

Learn how a simple movement progression helped one hitter go from just hoping she made the team to being a top softball recruit.

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Loading the Hip vs Loading the Quad

Oftentimes hitters load their back leg versus loading the hip. Loading the back leg can cause many issues when hitting the ball.

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Stop Hitting Just to Hit

Quality over Quantity We have all heard that statement before, but baseball and softball training seem to have not listened. Yes, one of the main ways to get better at…

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Two Verbal Cues to Help Hit for Average & Power

Hitting for Power and for Average We can all agree that Baseball is a numbers game.  With the technology that is available today, it makes it easier for us to decipher where the hits are.  Having a high batting average will keep you in the game for a long time. Since we are going into…

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Improve Swing Quality with the Back Foot Box Drill

Over rotation of the back foot in the baseball swing can cause hitters to be inconsistent with their bat path. Learn how you can help correct it today.

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Consistent Hard Contact Is All In The Hips

If you are tired of seeing inconsistent contact at the plate check out this drill to help prevent your hips from sliding forward and turn with more power.

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Hitting Terms Every Coach Must Know

Do you know today’s most commonly used hitting terms?

If not, this article will be extremely helpful for you. It’s important for moms, dads, coaches, and players to understand these terms. Knowledge is power, and knowing these terms and what they mean will help everyone learn faster and share hitting information better.

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Get A Better Launch Position With This Drill

The hip hinge is a vital part of having a powerful and consistent swing. Most young kids have a tough time figuring this out because they have yet to step in the weight room. Therefore, as an Instructor I have to get a little creative with how I can get hitters in the positions they need. Every hitter responds differently and this drill below may just help your hitter to get that swing they desire.

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How To Correct An Open Or Closed Landing

The position we land in can set us up for success or failure right from the start. If we begin our swing from an open or closed stance, this will dictate the direction of our swing no matter how good the movement is. Just like when throwing a ball, you want to stride towards the target so you can be more accurate.

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