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Girls Softball Hitting Tips: How To Get Hitters To Buy Into The System

“How Do You Get Kids To Buy Into These Movements When Every Hitting Instructor In The Area Is Teaching Robotic, Sequential Hitting Positions?” In this girls softball hitting tips video, we answer the reader question above. (By the way, this information is applicable to baseball as well.) We’ll go over: Hypnosis: GOOD or BAD? Internal v. external cues, and Listing…

Baseball Batting Drills To STOP Dipping The Back Shoulder

“What Baseball Batting Drills Work For Stopping Dipping Of The Back Shoulder?” PLEASE NOTE: this baseball batting drills post presupposes the hitter is getting an extreme barrel vertical angle at impact.  In other words, they’re dissecting the pitch plane from down to up.  There are natural elements to dipping the back shoulder…this article goes into fixing the extreme. In this…

Baseball Hitting Mechanics For Youth: Straight Landing Front Leg OR Bent?

6 Shocking Mistakes Killing Baseball Hitting Mechanics for Youth at Stride Landing After posting the “Fastpitch Softball Hitting Mechanics: Different Than Baseball? How?” rant on my Facebook fan page, I received the following baseball hitting mechanics for youth comments about the front knee behavior after landing… “The locked out front knee is a more consistent method that results in a hard…

Baseball Swing Drills: Rope Bat Shifting Foot Pressure & Bat Lag Hitting Aid

Baseball Swing Drills: Improve Bat Lag & Forward Momentum On The On-Deck Circle With The Rope Bat This is Part-2 of a 3-part baseball swing drills (works well for softball too) video series coming straight out of the Reaction Time Mastery online video course… Sick of struggling to get your hitters on-time, balanced, and keeping high Ball Exit Speeds, especially while hitting off-speed and breaking…

Baseball Batting Cage Drills: Here’s A Quick Way To Hit Less Ground-balls

Question: Does The BackSpin Batting Tee Help Hitters Elevate The Ball? In this baseball batting cage drills experiment using the Backspin batting tee, I wanted to use the Scientific Method to analyze what would happen to a hitter’s spray chart (ME!!) by taking: 100 swings using a conventional tee (ATEC Single Tuffy Tee), versus Taking another 100 swing using Taylor and Jarrett Gardner’s BackSpin…

Baseball Batting Stance That Will Reduce Strikeouts?

Baseball Batting Stance Hacking with Daniel Murphy & Joc Pederson This baseball batting stance video post was sparked by my friend, whom I admire and respect as a man AND hitting instructor, doing great work in the San Diego-California area, Ryan Lehr (@thepureswingsd). He’s worked under the hitting tutelage of Reggie Smith for over 15 years, and really has a fantastic…

Baseball Hitting Tips For Youth: Discover The One-Swing-Fits-All Secret

Baseball Hitting Tips For Youth: Can We Teach One Swing To ALL Hitters? This is Part-3 of a 3-part baseball hitting tips for youth video series coming straight out of the Pitch-Plane Dominator online video mini-course… Sick of struggling to reduce your hitters ground balls, swing and miss strikeouts, and non-productive weak fly balls?  This simple 4-Step online video mini-course (7-modules total) will help…

Baseball Swing Slow Motion Analysis Of Joey Votto

Dominate The Pitch Plane Like Joey Votto (Baseball Swing Slow Motion Analysis) This is Part-2 of a 3-part baseball swing slow motion analysis video series coming straight out of the Pitch-Plane Dominator online video mini-course… Sick of struggling to reduce your hitter’s ground balls, swing and miss strikeouts, and non-productive weak fly balls?  This simple 4-Step online video mini-course (7-modules total) will help…

Baseball Batting Mechanics Risk Hiding In Your Batting Tee

Baseball Batting Mechanics Science To ‘On Path Bottom Half’ This is Part-1 of a 3-part baseball batting mechanics video series coming straight out of the Pitch-Plane Dominator online video mini-course… Sick of struggling to reduce your hitters ground balls, swing and miss strikeouts, and non-productive weak fly balls?  This simple 4-Step online video mini-course (7-modules total) will help hitters weighing less than 100-pounds,…

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