“Concentration is pre-potant. It is first and most powerful a performer’s skill. That means any other circumstance, problem, or possible distraction becomes irrelevant to a hitter during his at-bat.
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.
In Part 1 of the “Common Hitting Mis-teaches” series Justin Stone dissects the swing mechanics hitting coaches are attempting to communicate when using the phrase “Keep your hands inside the ball.”
One of the questions I often get is weather a player should have a one hand or two handed finish. My answer, it does not make any difference. The bat is ballistic at contact meaning you can let go of the bat as you release the barrel and the ball will go just as far.
“Concentration is pre-potant. It is first and most powerful a performer’s skill. That means any other circumstance, problem, or possible distraction becomes irrelevant to a hitter during his at-bat. His concentration leaves no room in his mind for any intrusive thought”.
Justin Stone, a former D1 NCAA coach and MLB Video Analysis consultant takes a look at potential 1st round draft picks. Clint Frazier Vs Austin Meadows swing mechanics.
Once a month I will get a parent or a coach that asks me if we teach linear or rotational hitting. Because, they’ve heard someone talk who has convinced them, this is the new revolution of hitting.
Learn to see the baseball better by training with the HyperFocus Helmet. Youth baseball players struggle with consistently tracking the baseball.
See ball hit ball. That sounds easy, but some many youth players struggle with it. The Hyperfocus Helmet is designed to build the muscle memory need to track the baseball consistently. It is a great tool.