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I wanted to share my hitting practice at a batting cage in NJ. Please advice me with with your feedback or suggestions on my style and techniques. Here are the links i have uploaded on youtube. Thanks and i really appreciate all the help i can get to improve.
Well, I think you have quite a bit to work on but you sound like you are open to suggestion and willing to put the effort in.
If you want to catch up to play competitively at your apparent age, you should probably work with a reputable professional instructor.
But, meanwhile, rather than bury you with every little aspect of technique to improve your swing mechanics from the ground up, I'll offer you a few very fundamental things to think about and work on that might quickly enhance the skills you currently have.
The most basic thing you ought to do right away is get in an athletic and balanced position throughout your entire swing. You are too upright and your heels carry too much weight. I'm sure you feel how your swing takes you off balance as the barrel of your bat takes a hard left turn and you fall back toward your heels with every hack. Your weight gets so far behind you that your front foot is often open to an 11 or even 10 o'clock position; that foot needs to go no further than 12 or even 1 o'clock.
The thought to put into your head is NOSE OVER TOES. Get your nose closer to home plate than your toes in your stance, into launch position, and throughout the entire swing. You'll start to do this by getting more flexion in your knees and waist. You need to move your center of gravity closer to the plate and take the weight off your heels throughout the swing.
Further, one of the keys to hitting the ball consistently is keeping the barrel of your bat traveling through the hitting zone as long as possible. But not by slowing your bat speed; by having proper balance and getting appropriate bat lag and then extension in your swing. Again, a live instructor can best help you through the finer points of this.
That hard left path of your barrel is contradictory to this. Your lack of balance causes you to over-rotate and yank your bat out of and across the hitting zone. You want to be SHORT TO AND LONG THROUGH and STAY INSIDE THE BALL. Work with a tee and train your muscles such that when you freeze at contact you have NOSE OVER TOES, your BELLY BUTTON IS ON THE BALL, you are PALM-UP/PALM-DOWN (if you extend your index fingers they are perfectly parallel), and you're hitting the inner half of the ball with the barrel slightly behind and below your hands. The swing would then continue out toward the pitcher just before rotation takes it to a finish that's high over your left shoulder. Your effort to stay nose over toes will find your head stayed down on the ball throughout the swing as you swap shoulders under your chin (starts with the right; finishes with the left) and you will be driving more pitches into the big part of the field.
Re 'swapping shoulders', for a righty, should have said "(starts with the left; finishes with the right)"