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.
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.
As many of us know power comes from our pelvis/ hips and legs. This is why when you come to Baseball Rebellion, we do so much work with our hitters on the Rebel’s Rack in the mirror to gain the ability to sequence our turn properly. However, if we don’t stay connected during our swing, we won’t be able to use the turn we’ve taken so long to craft. Learn how to better stay connected within your swing to use your turn more effectively.
Understanding Swing Feel And Swing Real Having feel for what you’re doing in the box is something I talk about with my hitters daily. Your feel is something you need…
Baseball Rebellion talks about how training to hit the ball a certain way can instantly increase your hard contact and extra base hits
Learn how the Direction Drill can help hitters stop hooking balls foul and drive more balls to the gaps which leads to more extra base hits and more runs!
Stop your front shoulder flying open by learning how to load properly and maximize your bat speed and power. Check out one drill to help fix this!
Learn how loading into your back hip in your stride can create more torque in your swing and help you hit the ball harder and farther with more consistency.
Learn how angling your medicine ball throws can help you with more power and improve your direction of your swing allowing you to hit the ball harder.
The Worst Hitting Drills For Baseball and Softball Exposed, Part 2 A lot has happened at Baseball Rebellion since February 8th, 2013. On that date, I wrote “The WORST Hitting…
Baseball Rebellion Podcast – Episode 41, NY Sports Science Lab This week Dave is back with JK and Eric. They discuss everything from Dave’s wedding, JK’s journey coming up to…