DO YOUR SWING MECHANICS GIVE YOU AN EASY SWING?

Whenever I watch a very elite hitter, whether it be at the high school, college, or professional level, the first thing that is noticeable is how effortless their swing is in comparison to good hitters with a lot of bat speed. Both levels of hitters have comparable bat speed numbers. However, the player with the easier…

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HITTING: WRAPPING THE PINKY

Every single hitter has a certain grip and style to their set-up that fits them the best. To me, this is not a problem as every player’s body works differently. Today, I want to talk about a certain type of grip: putting the pinky finger off of the knob of the bat. Every coach has…

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HAVING “FINE FOCUS”

Here is a simple question I ask my guys while they’re hitting that often time they do not have an answer to: Where are you looking on the baseball? There is no one right place on the ball to look for each person! In fact, where you look on the baseball during the pitch can…

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WHAT DO YOU LOOK FOR IN A HITTING COACH?

When you are looking for a hitting coach, what qualities do you want in that person? What are your goals for each session as well as long term? If you are going to be spending anywhere from $40-$100/hour on lessons, you want to make sure you are getting the MOST  out of that investment. Make…

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WHY HITTING SINGLES ISN’T GETTING YOU A SCHOLARSHIP

Why do coaches love “showcase” players? Have you ever been to an event or showcase where college coaches and professional scouts are focused on only a few players? Do you ever wonder what those players do differently than you? I can’t tell you how many emails I get and conversations I have where players and…

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