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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.
How Far Should a Hitter Stride? We get a lot of questions weekly on how far a hitter should stride. It all depends! Mainly body size and starting stance width…
It’s time to start transitioning your training from the off-season to the pre-season. Learn what you can be doing today to be ready to start the season.
Do you need your hitters to learn how to stop dropping hands and casting the bat? Check out this drill video on how to help correct the flaw.
How to Fix a Long Swing Coaches, parents, players, and instructors: We have all seen players or had at one time a long and loopy swing. Recently, I was working…
Learn How to Stop Popping Up On High Pitches and start driving them with the high pitch barrier drill from Baseball Rebellion.
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.
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.
Learn how these 3 Flat bat variations can help cure weak roll over grounders. Helping your hitters understand swing direction, barrel turn and proper extension.
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.