Hitting

3 Steps to the Original Slap

Long before there was the Running Slap there was a great offensive weapon used by right handed hitters called the Slap or the Slug Bunt. Discover why it's still a great weapon and how it can help expand the defense to...

 

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Bunting Lessons from Beijing

It's easy to love to hit the ball, and the better you hit it the more you love it. That's why players love to take batting practice. But somewhere along the line bunting has lost it's value both in practices and...

 

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Hey Batter – Watch the Ball

There's a big difference between swinging and hitting. How many of our hitters stand up there during games and simply "swing" without their bat ever actually "hitting" the ball? Learn how to help your players actually use their eyes properly so...

 

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Hitting: The Power of ½ Inch

Half an inch isn’t much at all, but it can make a huge difference in how your hitters hit and your pitchers pitch – be sure to find out how. Next time you don’t think a little bit matters then consider...

 

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Front Toss vs Side Toss

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between front toss and side toss? If so, you’ve come to the right place for the answer! To tell you the truth, front toss is really just a better version of soft toss. In...

 

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Up, Up, and Away

Do you tell your players to lay-off the riseball, only then to watch them take a swing at one and miss badly? Riseballs are hard for most batters to resist because they're so tempting. Well, they can't lay off them forever,...

 

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A Great Indoor & Outdoor Hitting Drill

Whether you’re practicing indoors or outdoors, here’s a great hitting drill that will help your players hit the ball up the middle! The setup for this drill is pretty simple, but simple doesn’t mean easy, as your players will soon discover...

 

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