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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.
Many coaches at all levels tell their hitters to ‘line up their door knocking knuckles’. This is not only incorrect, but it puts many players in an extremely weak position when attempting to turn the bat into the hitting zone… The Box Grip, where you line up the knockers with the punching knuckles is what we have taught for years. And while more more correct and widely used in the mlb, there may be a better way.
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”.
How Far Out Front Should You Hit The Ball? Where Does the Swing Plane Come From? Point of Impact Every hitter swings up, and every hitter swings down. However, when…
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.
JK Whited breaks down THREE key phases of Javy Baez’s swing and how you can learn from him for help creating the engine to your swing.
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.
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…
JK Whited gives a drill that helps hitters who are hitting weak pop-ups and groundballs generate more power and more consistency
Note from the Author: The top of this article is extremely dorky and filled with big words. If you just want to skip ahead and learn how to train your forearms and…