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Baseball Hitting Drills For Little League: How To Fix Bat Drag In 2-Weeks [Zepp Swing Experiment]

One Of The Best Baseball Hitting Drills For Little League Helping STOP “Racing Back Elbow” Bat Drag Question: Does ‘Top Hand Finger Pressure’ Effect Bat & Hand Speed, and Time To Impact versus Keeping the Hands Loose? (Pre-Turn Hand Tension Revisited) Using the Zepp (Labs) Baseball app, I wanted to use the Scientific Method to revisit a past experiment I did titled “Babe…

Baseball Hitting Drills Off Tee: Hitting May Be Dangerous To Your Spine [Zepp Swing Experiment]

Question: Does Having a ‘Hunched Posture’ Boost Bat Speed Over NO Hunch? In this baseball hitting drills off tee experiment using the Backspin batting tee, I wanted to use the Scientific Method to analyze the benefits of swinging with a ‘hunched posture’ versus ‘NO hunch’, by taking: 100 swings with a ‘hunched posture’ (Global Spinal Flexion) – think Hunter Pence, and 100 swings with…

Baseball Batting Cages: How To Transition Practice Into Game Swings

“I Have Several Young Hitters That Are Great In Baseball Batting Cages But Have Trouble Transitioning Those Techniques Into Game Situations.  How Do I Teach That?” In this baseball batting cages strategy video, we answer the reader question above. (By the way, this information is applicable to softball as well.) We’ll go over: Over-coaching OR giving instruction during games, Promoting focused…

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…

Fastpitch Softball Hitting Mechanics: Different Than Baseball? How?

How To Turn Fastpitch Softball Hitting Mechanics Into A High Level Baseball Swing…Can It Be Done? (WARNING: this fastpitch softball hitting mechanics post is a mini-RANT, about 2,000+ words, so please set aside about a 10-min reading time)… I received this email the other day: “I cringe when see hitting programs that are designed by baseball players and say they…

Pitch Recognition Secrets Discovered: Dr. Peter Fadde Interview

A Simple Way To Train Pitch Recognition That Works For Collegiate & Pro Hitters Dr. Peter Fadde applies sports science to batting drills focusing on pitch recognition.  He’s a Professor in Learning Systems Design & Technology at Southern Illinois University. CLICK HERE for a great case study featured in the Baseball Collegiate Newspaper titled, “Pitch Recognition Can Be Done By Hitters”, where Dr….

Softball Hitting Tips For Kids: Why Late Head Movement Fails & Early Head Movement Succeeds

Don’t Follow Popular Softball Hitting Tips For Kids Without Reading/Watching This First This is Part-3 of a 3-part softball hitting tips for kids (works well for baseball 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 pitches?  This online…

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