The hitter has to really focus on the pitchers release point and track the baseball all the way to contact.Train with a purpose this off-season. HyperFocus your hitting session and improve your hand/eye coordination
Off-season training has begun. Youth baseball players will be spending the next several months in batting cages trying to improve their baseball hitting skills.
I just read a very interesting paragraph from The Mental Keys to Hitting written by H.A. Dorfman. He talks about how to control your mind to control your muscles The idea is that the athlete’s perspective will dictate the body’s behavior.
Opposite Field Hitting is one of hardest thing for youth baseball players to master. You have to follow the baseball deep in the strike zone. Youth baseball players have problems
Here is the third in our series of Common Pitching Mis-Teaches, by Elite Baseball Training, Head Instructor, Travis Kerber. This video is on the improper throwing of breaking balls.
Youth baseball players struggle with pitch recognition. A great drill that helps them is the 2 seam-4 seam. This baseball hitting drill forces them
The angle toss drill is a very good youth baseball hitting drill for simulating off speed pitches ( curve balls, sliders ). the objective of this drill is to force the youth baseball or softball player to track the baseball
The title says it all! As a parent of a youth baseball I expect my son to be perfect. What am I thinking. What is wrong with me. I played baseball as a kid and I made my fair share of errors.
Learning to track or see the baseball in youth baseball is a assumed concept in my opinion. Players tend to work on everything mechanical about their swing but tracking the baseball.