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.
Eric Tyler explains how shifting your contact point can help you hit more line drives, without changing your mechanics!
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 hard for hitters to feel their backside working to the ball. With the front arm constraint drill the hitter only has one way to turn, behind the ball
Oftentimes hitters load their back leg versus loading the hip. Loading the back leg can cause many issues when hitting the ball.
Hitting for Power and for Average We can all agree that Baseball is a numbers game. With the technology that is available today, it makes it easier for us to decipher where the hits are. Having a high batting average will keep you in the game for a long time. Since we are going into…
Oftentimes when a hitter is late the first thing a coach will say is get your foot down and wait. This is not something you want to do and will actually make you even later. Learn how to create better rhythm and timing in your swing by staying fluid.
The position we land in can set us up for success or failure right from the start. If we begin our swing from an open or closed stance, this will dictate the direction of our swing no matter how good the movement is. Just like when throwing a ball, you want to stride towards the target so you can be more accurate.
Creating an approach at the plate is something I would consider to be very overlooked and under-taught. But, what exactly is an approach and how does it help you? This article goes into detail about what an approach is, how it can help, and how to create your very own.
Approaches are often individual to each hitter. What one person thinks or prepares for may be completely different than what you need. It is your job as a hitter to find what works for you.
3 Tips To See The Ball Better When Hitting How Can Your Stance Affect Your Vision A great swing with poor vision is essentially useless. Don’t get me wrong, poor…
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
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.