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Hitting Drills – Articles

Fixing Direction in the Swing

By Luke Johnson | October 19, 2020

Fixing Direction in the Swing Do you find yourself constantly missing barrels, hitting balls off the cap, top spinning balls over to the pull side, or flaring balls to the…

Stop Swaying Back In Your Swing For More Power

Stop Swaying Back In Your Swing For More Power

By Garrett Gordon | October 15, 2020

Stop Swaying Back In Your Swing For More Power Many times when a hitter sways back they think they are loading but in reality, they are not.  Hitters who have…

Stop the Front Shoulder From Pulling Off

Stop The Front Shoulder From Pulling Off

By Eric Tyler | October 15, 2020

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.

Stop Flying Open

Hitters Stop Flying Open With These Two Cues

By Garrett Gordon | October 14, 2020

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 up or down

Should You Swing Down or Swing Up? It Depends

By Garrett Gordon | October 6, 2020

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.

Stay Through the Ball Longer

Stay Through the Ball Long with the Ping Pong Drill

By JK Whited | October 2, 2020

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.

Should Hitters Have a Barrel Tip_

Should Hitters Have a Barrel Tip in Their Load?

By Garrett Gordon | September 30, 2020

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

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When Should a Hitter Start Their Stride?

By Eric Tyler | September 22, 2020

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.

How To Get More Out Of Your Batting Practice

How To Get More Out Of Batting Practice

By Eric Tyler | September 21, 2020

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.