Reader Question: “How to get youth hitters to be more aggressive to hit and not look to walk?”   There were times when I was playing Fall Ball as a Sophomore in High School, privileged to be playing against Juco competition, That I found myself falling into an 0-2 hole quite frequently. I’d say to […]

Reader Question: “What flexibility work do you do with your trainees to enhance counter-rotation of the torso as the foot lands open?” This questions stems from how I teach hitters to ‘show their numbers’ to the pitcher during the load, as close to stride landing as possible… (see image of Andrew McCutchen) But for this […]

Look, I’m not going to get into the specifics of head movement with the written part of this video post… You can go to the following links for that: Softball Hitting Tips For Kids: Why Late Head Movement Fails & Early Head Movement Succeeds, and Perfect Swing Hacking With Forward Momentum. But I WILL get […]

Reader Question: “How to improve my son’s timing?” In this post, I wanted to tease out the adjustment tactics discussed by US Marine Col. Mark Coast in this case study post on how to take well timed practice swings into game at-bats. (And by the way, Col. Coast has a college background in Physics and […]

Like Jose Altuve, You Can Compete With BIG Sluggers…   In doing Jose Altuve hitting analysis, here’s what I hear… “Well, he’s a big hitter, that’s why he can hit for power”… …Is the EXCUSE from coaches who’re removing any responsibility to help their smaller hitters hit the ball farther and harder. Or, oftentimes I hear […]