Everyone who wants hits needs to barrel the ball. Stop working around the zone & start working through the zone with these two simple drills.
Don’t lunge! Your head is moving everywhere! Hitters are constantly cued to stay simple and almost still in the box. In an event that requires rhythm and timing, this doesn’t seem to be the best way to accomplish the task. Lunging is bad. We all know that. But the fix doesn’t have to be robbing the hitter of any rhythm and athleticism they may have.
Baseball Rebellion talks about how training to hit the ball a certain way can instantly increase your hard contact and extra base hits
Adding the Half Turn Drill into your hitting routine can help you increase barrel awareness which can lead to more hard hit line drives and extra base hits.
A lot of coaches teach knob to the ball. This does somewhat happen but not as drastic as some hitting coaches make it. Here is one drill to help this cue.
Different athletes require different cues and drills to help them learn. Each day we post a different drill that was used in lessons to help a certain hitter achieve the change they are looking for
Stop Rolling Over and Increase Extension in the Swing The Insider Bat is an extremely popular training aid. Tens of thousands of people have purchased this hitting tool. Unfortunately, in…
Many hitters of all ages do not always get to the best position when their front foot lands. Keeping the body loaded throughout the stride is crucial for hitters to truly perform their best. With this “Pump fake check drill” you will help your hitters gain more awareness of where they actually have to be when their front foot gets down.
Cues about stepping in the bucket or striding in have been shouted at hitters for years. Yet when we turn on an MLB game you will see hitters with multiple different directions of strides. So what allows the best hitters in the world to step in the bucket or across their body and still be successful?
Learn how your own baseball swing can improve from one key swing thought from 5-time Major winning Phil Mickelson
If your hitters are struggling with constant upper body mistakes in hitting here are 5 drills to help them turn faster and make more consistent hard contact