Hitting: The Six-Ball Theory details how coaches can teach their hitters to stay on the plane of the ball and be better able to hit all pitches. In a step-by-step manner, the DVD explains and demonstrates how hitters can achieve and maintain good hitting mechanics throughout their swing. The DVD also features a series of systematic drills performed at game speed that are designed to develop the six-ball swing.
Hitting Skills and Drills presents a detailed overview of the mechanics, fundamentals, and techniques involved in sound hitting. The DVD features more than a dozen proven drills that are designed to develop the key aspects of hitting. Each drill is explained and demonstrated in an easy-to-understand and -apply manner.
HOW TO HIT EVERYTHING! Covering all the basics of hitting from a College World Series champion coach
LEARN TO PLAY * The Tigers' NICK CASTELLANOS: How to keep hitting simple * The definitive guide to playing second base * Rookie Club: Planning your On-Deck ritual * When I Was a Kid: TREA TURNER * THE 2017 ANNUAL SAFETY AND TRAINING GUIDE - Coverage of all things protection and safety
INSIDE-OUT HITTING Covering all the basics of hitting the other way
LEARN TO PLAY * The Giants' JOE PANIK: 6 Tips for Solid Hitting * Pitchers: Avoiding a Rushed Delivery * Rookie Club: Learn to Field Better * When I Was a Kid: WILL MYERS * THE 2016 ANNUAL BAT GUIDE - Coverage of all things BATS
LEADOFF HITTERS Covering the importance of the guys who get things started!
LEARN TO PLAY * The Cardinals' Brandon Moss: 4 Tips to Become a Confident Hitter * Avoiding the Balk * Rookie Club:What's your ideal position * When I Was a Kid: IAN KENNEDY * THE 2016 GUIDE TO KEEPING COOL ON THE FIELD THIS SUMMER
3 STEPS TO A SHORT SWING Covering all the basics of a Short Swing
LEARN TO PLAY * The Mariners' DUSTIN ACKELY: How to be a Great Outfielder * Have no fear! How to Avoid Getting Hit! * Rookie Club:Throwing with Accuracy * When I Was a Kid: CLAY BUCCHOLZ * THE 2016 TRAINING AID AND SAFETY GUIDE - Coverage of all things protection and safety
How to Train High Profile Hitters Covering all the basics of Training to hit
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20 TIPS FOR GREAT HITTING Covering all the basics of Hitting
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SIMPLE HITTING PHILOSOPHY It Doesn't Have to be Complicated!
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10 HITTING TIPS TO START THE SEASON Covering all the ins and outs of your swing
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LEARN TO HIT FOR POWER! Covering all the basics of hitting with power
LEARN TO PLAY * The Dodgers' DEE GORDON: 4 Tips to Become a Great Baserunner * Want More Power in Your Swing? * Rookie Club: Soft Toss Drill * When I Was a Kid: JEREMY HELLICKSON * THE 2013 JB TRAINING AND SAFETY GUIDE - Coverage of all things protection and safety for playing the game
New York Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long reveals techniques and strategies for becoming a successful hitter. Helping him demonstrate and providing his own insight is super slugger Alex Rodriguez! Coach Long covers six keys to becoming a great hitter, including:
1. Grip - Find the best grip to stay loose and increase bat. speed 2. Stance Â– Stay flexible to maximize the power in the lower half of your body. 3. Plate coverage Â– Use your best swing regardless of pitch location. 4. Load Â– How to put yourself in a stronger hitting position for each swing. 5. Knee drive Â– Learn how to level your swing and generate power. 6.Hip torque Â– Increase your bat speed using your hips.
What makes this video unique is that you can see how these drills are used at the Major League level and how they can be adjusted to work at any level: youth, high school, collegiate and professional.
"Drills and Quick Fixes for Hitters" with Mark Brew, Lee University Head Coach 2008 NAIA National Runner-up, 2008 NAIA National Coach of the Year
Mark Brew's squad ranked in the Top 10 nationally in both ERA and batting average in 2008. In this instructional baseball DVD, Coach Brew shows you how to better utilize and develop your hitters' unique skills by implementing the fundamentals and mechanics of the swing. Brew walks you through tee, flip, and fungo hitting drills, as well as situational batting practice techniques for right- and left-handed batters. He also addresses 10 common mistakes that are made at the plate, including bat wrapping, over-striding, high elbows and more. Brew provides crucial, quick fixes that will improve your on-base percentage and increase your run production. Brew also includes a printable outline for a situational batting practice drill.
This DVD presents a detailed overview of the basic fundamentals and techniques involved in sound hitting. Based upon his experiences and observations when he played professional baseball for the Rangers and Red Sox, Luis Ortiz explains and demonstrates each factor in an easy-to-understand and apply manner. The DVD is designed to be appropriate for baseball coaches and players at all competitive levels. Among the topics covered: * Expecting to succeed * Knowing yourself as a hitter * Reading the pitcher * Knowing the hitting situation * Being consistent and adhering to sound mechanics * Making adjustments. About 55 minutes. CATEGORY: Hitting / LEVEL: Intermediate-Advanced / TYPE: DVD
Covers the fundamentals of two areas beyond the basics: baserunning and bunting. The format uses live-action footage with instructional narration. Marty Schupak, a 200-win baseball coach, offers these topics together as a way to teach "small ball," or ways to improve your team's chances to generate more scoring opportunities.
Topics include: * Delayed steal * Sliding techniques * Tagging Up * 3 bunting techniques * Drills for the backyard
For kids ages 7-12. CATEGORY: Baserunning / Hitting / LEVEL: Beginner / TYPE: DVD
Expert level hitting drills for serious and competitive youth, high school and college players. Give you a detailed overview of the absolutes of hitting. Broken down into 3 sections -- the stance, the stride, and the swing. Gives you some great drills to practice with. 54 minutes. By Rod Delmonico. CATEGORY: Hitting / LEVEL: Advanced / TYPE: DVD
Hitting Drills from A to Z features a comprehensive set of proven developmental drills that are designed to enhance the key components of sound hitting. In an easy-to-understand and Â“hands onÂ” approach, the DVD shows how to properly perform each drill, including towel bat; power trigger; pro cut; seeing the ball; flat bat; inside pitch; strike zone; hit stick; lad bat; reverse grip; split hand; heavy ball; inside-outside; curveball flip; bottle cap; drop ball; mojo; and thunder stick. For ages 13 and up, competitive players. Author is a great teacher. 43 minutes. By Rod Delmonico. CATEGORY: Hitting / LEVEL: Intermediate / TYPE: DVD
Step-by-step info on hitting skills, swing mechanics, bunting, more! Comprehensive overview of the fundamentals of sound hitting. Topics include basic hitting fundamentals, basic swing mechanics, bunting techniques, putting it all together and coaching pointers. 40 minutes. By Dave Altopp. CATEGORY: Hitting / LEVEL: Beginner / TYPE: DVD
A complete and relevant review of all fundamentals and techniques needed to coach effective hitting. Also includes a hitting model that covers the mental aspects of hitting. 96 pages. By Jake Boss and Kevin Ziesman. CATEGORY: Hitting / LEVEL: Intermediate-Beginner / TYPE: Book