A position player’s value is determined by their ability to hit, more than any other skill, because it contributes so much to winning. Two of the five tools a player can have center around hitting production – power and contact.… Read more >
Tag Archive for: Hitting
Baseball season is right around the corner and hopefully our athletes have participated in an offseason strength and conditioning program. Achieving optimal weight, improving movement patterns and getting as strong as possible are prized during this time.
But now that … Read more >
Throwing and hitting can take a toll on the body.
Here is an exercise that baseball players can use to not only groove appropriate hip loading but also teaches power with the movement, without actually throwing or swinging a bat. … Read more >
Should you swing at the first pitch? Is being “ready to pounce” on the first pitch a quality hitting approach? Let’s talk about it.
Swinging at the first pitch, affectionately known within baseball as “ambushing,” is controversial. Some coaches will … Read more >