Category Archives: Hitting

Create A More Intense Batting Practice – Practice Reaction

Intense In Practice Equals Relaxed In Games We write an awful lot about the benefits of adding intensity to your baseball practices.  There are several articles on this blog about the subject, and you should check them out when you get a chance. This article, and the many that will follow in […]

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Guest Article: A Bone Worth Picking

A Bone Worth Picking, Why Baseball is Not A Game of Failure By: Casey Fisk Casey Fisk is the owner of Fisk Performance Training in Grand Rapids Michigan.  His website and training facility should be visited by anybody who is serious about gaining baseball knowledge and elite physical preparedness.  He is a […]

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How To Coach Hitting In Youth Baseball

  Wondering How To Coach Hitting? It All Starts With One Thing… Hitting is a very difficult thing to do, especially for a young kid.  So an article about how to coach hitting can be tough to write.  There are so many pieces to hitting a baseball that it’s hard to know […]

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One Of Our Best Hitting Drills

This hitting drill is from our Colored Ball Drills eBook, available here for $10 or free for our members. HITTING DRILL #3: SHORT TOSS WITH TEE Set up a tee on the outside of the plate, and set up a screen for front toss about 15 feet or so from the hitter. […]

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Become Your Own Best Baseball Coach

There Is Not Better Coach For You…Than You There are most certainly two different schools of thought when it comes to training amateur baseball players. On one side you have baseball coaches who want the players to work on the physical skills of the game only.  These baseball coaches believe players should not […]

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Guest Post – A Winning Approach During the BBCOR Era

A Guest Post on Hitting In the BBCOR Era Coach Kyle Nelson is from www.cornerstonecoachingacademy.com, and here he presents some ideas for better hitting approaches in modern baseball.  More information can be found about Coach Nelson at the end of the article. A Winning Approach To Hitting During the BBCOR Era As […]

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Don’t Become A Slave To Video Analysis

  I’ve seen players, parents, and coaches all become addicted to video analysis.  They believe that every fault can be found in slow motion video, and all they need to do is systematically identify them in the video and then fix them. Some coaches become so dependent on slow motion analysis that […]

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Hitters Must Practice Timing

  Hitting is Timing Hitting is all about timing.  Too early and you look like you’re whipping a garden hose around up there.  Too late and you look totally over matched.  In reality, these two things are not much different in terms of actual time.  In fact the difference between early and […]

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How To Create A Good Baseball Workout

What Makes A Baseball Workout Different   Strength and conditioning for baseball can be different than it is for a lot of other sports.  Baseball players don’t need as much straight ahead, or linear, power as a football player might or the cardiovascular endurance of a soccer player.  When we design a baseball […]

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Winter Hitting Tips For Baseball

Hi Braniacs! WINTER HITTING TIPS: A couple weeks ago I wrote an article about keeping quality over quantity this winter, check that out if you haven’t read it yet. Moving on from there, another thing that we need to keep in mind while we’re locked in the batting cages this winter, is that there […]

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