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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.
JK Whited of Baseball Rebellion breaks down the difference between what is vital in hitting and what is considered to be important when it comes to the swing.
JK Whited’s Mental Marker Series- Head Back Positioning This new Mental Markers tip came in the form of a question from a premium member. He was wondering how to help…
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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.
Every coach, instructor or parent that has ever worked in baseball has dealt with a hitter ”spinning off”. If it’s so common and has been dealt with so often, why is it still around? Here is what no one is saying about “spinning off”.
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
How to Generate Power and Explosiveness off the Mound One of my favorite things about providing instruction is that there are always several different methods to get the same outcome….
Learn how hitters can be more consistent with their timing by repeating the proper upper body load during the stride and maintaining the correct posture.