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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]