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It is hard for hitters to feel their backside working to the ball. With the front arm constraint drill the hitter only has one way to turn, behind the ball
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.
How Far Out Front Should You Hit The Ball? Where Does the Swing Plane Come From? Point of Impact Every hitter swings up, and every hitter swings down. However, when…
Recently, the heel plan of the back leg and keeping it planted as long as possible has become a hot topic here a baseball rebellion. Eric and I specifically have gone back and forth on the best ways to teach it and get hitters to ‘feel it’. My favorite way and the fastest way we’ve found is the toes off the ground drill.
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.
Learn how a simple movement progression helped one hitter go from just hoping she made the team to being a top softball recruit.
Oftentimes hitters load their back leg versus loading the hip. Loading the back leg can cause many issues when hitting the ball.
Oftentimes when a hitter is late the first thing a coach will say is get your foot down and wait. This is not something you want to do and will actually make you even later. Learn how to create better rhythm and timing in your swing by staying fluid.
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.
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.
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.
The time is now to get bigger and stronger for next season. Learning how to deadlift and squat properly can help with many parts of your swing. Understanding how to fire your hips and glutes can directly affect your swing. Getting stronger in the deadlift and squat can also drastically improve your posture in your swing as well!