Timing

Learning How to Adjust to Off-Speed Pitches

Hitting the Offspeed Pitch How to Train to Hit the Offspeed Pitch The Off-Speed Timing Drill is the most game-like form of timing work that includes changes in the speed…

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Hit Better in Games By Creating a Harder Training Environment

How to Challenge Hitters in Practice “I Hit Well During BP And Front Toss But Not In Games” As a Hitting instructor, the phrase above is something that I hear…You’ve…

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Hit the Ball Harder by Training Deceleration

How Deceleration will Increase Your Exit Velocity Mostly, anti-rotation training and deceleration training are taught in the weight room. However, baseball coaches can also take control of their hitter’s ability…You’ve…

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The Importance of Adjusting to Offspeed Pitches

Why is Training to Adjust to Offspeed Pitches so Important? Most Hitters Can Hit the Fastball, Learning to Adjust to Offspeed Pitches Will Separate the Good from Great As instructors…You’ve…

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Improving Side Bend in Hitters

The Importance of Side Bend in the Swing One of the biggest mistakes hitter’s make is not getting in the correct posture before they start their swing. One move that…

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Fix Your Bat Path by Striding With Your Hips

Barrel Turn and Swinging Up A negative or downward swing path. Even talking about ‘level’ swing paths makes me want to cringe. It’s 2019 and we have autonomous cars yet…You’ve…

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Drive the Ball to All Fields with a Simple Visual Aid

Power to All Fields Driving the ball to all fields is obviously a great skill for hitters to acquire. Many hitters struggle to drive the ball to the opposite field…

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Timing the Upper Body Load with Your Stride

Create Better Timing by Creating More Rhythm Understanding False Separation Most hitters are trying to time their load and stride just by pushing their hands back. This is detrimental to…

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Mastering Head Position During the Swing: Head Pivot Drill

Head Movement in the Swing Hitting a moving ball is hard enough as it is without moving your eyes in the middle of the rotation! Many times, players have a…You’ve…

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Staying Through the Ball: The Extension Drill

Is “Extension” Staying Through the Ball? Staying through the ball is extremely important for any hitter of any age. Many coaches talk about extension but we are going to show…You’ve…

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5 Drills for Better Upper Body Swing Mechanics

Creating Better Arm Position = Better Barrel Turn The upper body in the swing is very crucial. It is part of what’s holding and ultimately delivering the bat to contact….

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Hesitation Drill 2.0

“Stop Pulling Off The Ball!” Won’t I pull off with my shoulder/head if I open my front foot? Every coach and hitter in America seems to be worried about “pulling…You’ve…

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