Closing Eyes When Swinging

Advice On Reader Comment: “I Have A Girl That Closes Her Eyes When She Is About To Hit The Ball”     The above video, and following copy, gives our advice on a comment from one of our readers: “I have a girl that closes her eyes when she is about to hit the ball?” […]

How To Use Legs In Swing Like Rizzo, Altuve, & Trout

Answered: “How To Get My Kid To Stop Rising And For Him To Utilize His Legs More During Batting?”     Here’s what we cover in the above video: Legs DO NOT equal power – water polo example, What is leg function in swing & Adjusting to pitch height, Distance between the feet equal more control […]

Answered: “Helping Get Youth Players To Stay On Plane And Not Dip Their Bodies When They Swing?”     In the above video, we’ll be discussing: Relationship between spinal engine and shoulder behavior in healthy effective swing, Causes of unhealthy “dipping” of body in swing, Head stability, Arching low back, Straightening out back leg, Over-rotating upper […]

Throw The Ball: How To Teach Accuracy & Making Good Throws

Throw The Ball Advice To Reader Comment: “Throwing accurately making good throws”     This throw the ball video and post has nothing to do with hitting, but at the same time, has everything to do with hitters.  In it, we discuss: Mechanics are a big part of this, but this video will not go into […]

Backspin Tee: How To Set Up Batting Tee Locations

Backspin Tee: “I have a question about contact points for hitting inside/outside pitches. What’s your opinion on how you should set up your tee for working both of these locations?”     Good question…here’s what we discuss in this Backspin tee video above: How to set up inside tee How to set up middle tee […]