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The hip hinge is a vital part of having a powerful and consistent swing. Most young kids have a tough time figuring this out because they have yet to step in the weight room. Therefore, as an Instructor I have to get a little creative with how I can get hitters in the positions they need. Every hitter responds differently and this drill below may just help your hitter to get that swing they desire.
For this week’s installment of This vs. That, I wanted to hit on a subject that I see a lot of coaches and parents get confused about. That would be the issue of loss of vision due to pulling the head out. You hear it all of the time, “you’re pulling your head out!” A common phrase you might hear anytime a young player misses the ball. While this can definitely be a possibility, it’s not always true. The problem is that in real time, it can seem as though the player is in fact pulling their head out way too soon. When in actuality, it happens so fast that the coach or parent can’t see that their head is actually right where it needs to be.
As many of us know power comes from our pelvis/ hips and legs. This is why when you come to Baseball Rebellion, we do so much work with our hitters on the Rebel’s Rack in the mirror to gain the ability to sequence our turn properly. However, if we don’t stay connected during our swing, we won’t be able to use the turn we’ve taken so long to craft. Learn how to better stay connected within your swing to use your turn more effectively.
Stop Leaking Power In Your Swing When hitting, It is important that we stay connected to the ground as ultimately, that is where power comes from. When our back heel…
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.
Baseball Rebellion Instructor talks about what he thought about the Rebel’s Rack before he started working here and what he thinks about it a year later!
Stay at Home Drills- Week 6 Although we are officially open again for in-person lessons, most of the country is still training from home. We will continue posting these drills…
While most of our country is safe at home during this time, we wanted to give some drills that can be done easily inside. Stay at home and stay safe.
Check out the 2nd installment of Baseball Rebellion’s at home hitting drills!
Athletes looking for something to do while stuck at the house? Look no further. Here are the 3 skills you can improve at the house with little equipment needed.
Check out Bo Bichette and how he uses his lower half to create power without being super physical. His dynamic lower half helps him achieve this.