Oftentimes hitters load their back leg versus loading the hip. Loading the back leg can cause many issues when hitting the ball.
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.
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.
Everyone who wants hits needs to barrel the ball. Stop working around the zone & start working through the zone with these two simple drills.
Don’t lunge! Your head is moving everywhere! Hitters are constantly cued to stay simple and almost still in the box. In an event that requires rhythm and timing, this doesn’t seem to be the best way to accomplish the task. Lunging is bad. We all know that. But the fix doesn’t have to be robbing the hitter of any rhythm and athleticism they may have.
Looking for more extension in your swing? If you are rolling over too much here are a few simple drills to help you drive the ball more consistently.
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…
A lot of coaches teach knob to the ball. This does somewhat happen but not as drastic as some hitting coaches make it. Here is one drill to help this cue.
Different athletes require different cues and drills to help them learn. Each day we post a different drill that was used in lessons to help a certain hitter achieve the change they are looking for
Many hitters of all ages do not always get to the best position when their front foot lands. Keeping the body loaded throughout the stride is crucial for hitters to truly perform their best. With this “Pump fake check drill” you will help your hitters gain more awareness of where they actually have to be when their front foot gets down.
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…