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Linear vs. Rotational Hitting

By |July 21st, 2010|

While most sports emphasize full linear action, most activities in the game of baseball are different. It is a combination of linear and rotational hitting.

Let’s put that in order:

1. Coil […]

Baseball Coaching Tips – Trusting The Hands

By |May 13th, 2010|

We’ve often heard baseball coaches tell their players, “Trust the hands!” and “Throw Your Hands” Is that a good coaching concept?

Our hands are auto reactors. They provide some of our […]

Baseball Drills For 5, 6, 7, 8 Year Olds – “Land the Plane”

By |March 21st, 2010|

Baseball Drills For 5, 6, 7, 8 Year Olds – “Land the Plane”
Baseball Drills For 5, 6, 7, 8 Year Olds
Young people have great imaginations. When prompted, they can take […]

Baseball Hitting Drills – Is The Stride Even Necessary?

By |March 9th, 2010|

There are many different attitudes concerning the stride.  They all address one or more of these questions:

How much weight?
Which direction?
How high and how wide ?
Should we stride at all?

An instructor […]

How To Hit For Power In Baseball

By |February 19th, 2010|

Hitting for power in baseball has always been associated with the big strong player.  But in our research, we have discovered it is not so much the size of the […]

Fun Youth Baseball Drills

By |January 7th, 2010|

We have all experienced watching teams taking batting practice.  Most of the time hitters try to hit every ball as hard and deep as they can.

We have recorded BP efficiency […]

Simple Youth Baseball Drills

By |November 24th, 2009|

We have discovered one of the greatest methods for teaching baseball (or anything else for that matter) is to find a key word to help the player understand the concept […]

Top 5 Baseball Hitting Tips

By |October 27th, 2009|

Hitting for power has always been associated with the big strong player. But in our research, we have discovered it is not so much the size of the player, but […]

Baseball Practice Plans

By |September 7th, 2009|

Pulling off the ball is a common mistake by many hitters.  In order to get consistent contact, the hitter must be sure his head stays closed, in other words, looking […]

Baseball Hitting Mechanics

By |August 17th, 2009|

Several years ago while traveling in Missouri, my son and I stopped off, as we often do, to take advantage of a commercial batting cage to get in some strokes.  […]

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