The ability for an athlete to rotate in proper kinematic sequence allows for maximum speed gain throughout rotation. The first step in this sequence is proper hip shoulder separation. Oftentimes in rotation, the first mistake is the worst mistake. Learning to properly disassociate pelvic rotation from shoulder rotation is key in creating bat speed.
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”.
It is the start of the season and you need your practices to be smooth and efficient. And you know that is not possible if you don’t have a good batting practice thrower.
Improvements are rarely if ever, made during the course of a season. Much of an athlete’s in-season focus is on preparing their body to play that day and not as much on their skill development. With that being said, when does the time come to develop those skills and make yourself a better player? Whether it be hitting, running, arm strength, or body composition, there is always something to improve upon. The offseason is where development reigns and most skill development is accomplished.
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!
Learn how variable training and failure help to better a player’s mentality and preparation come game day and different drills that will help develop your approach.
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.
The best way for players to communicate with their coaches what they have been working on in their off-season training program.
Here are four indoor hitting drills you can do in your garage, back yard, and even your living room. Don’t let your training fall behind!
Zack Littell of the Minnesota Twins sits down with BR to talk about the mental game of pitching as well as pitch sequencing and mechanics.
Top 5 Ways Player’s Get Worse From Team Practice With the season about to kick off here in the southern states. We wanted to highlight a few things about team…