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Toe Tap vs. Leg Kick- what do you think?

Interesting article below using Lucas Duda and Jose Bautista as examples.  It debates the use of a "toe tap" vs. the use of a "leg kick".…

Started by Bill Stanton

3 Oct 4, 2018
Reply by Dave Vaccaro

Soft Toss?

More and more I am thinking that soft toss is useless. The angle...  from the side just isn't working for me. It's convenient when an L-scr…

Started by Grant Clifford

8 Oct 14, 2015
Reply by Robin Cox

where to stand in batters box

Where do you teach players to stand in the batters box when hitting? At the highest levels you see everyone as far back in the box as possi…

Started by Will Laurence

3 Aug 25, 2015
Reply by Kelly Kleinman

Tracking Quality At-Bats

I'm coaching a new 8U team starting very soon.  Obviously, we will keep score of the games, but I do not want to publish stats for 8 years…

Started by Bill Stanton

10 Jul 23, 2015
Reply by Richard Lovell

The Front Elbow?

What is the role of the front elbow in the baseball swing?   What is the correct positioning of the front elbow during set up, then swing?…

Started by Bill Stanton

13 Jul 9, 2011
Reply by J Edwards

Teaching Timing?

When coaching younger kids (4-8) I see quite a few who struggle with the timing of hitting. They have good balance, grip and take a decent…

Started by Bill Stanton

3 Jun 30, 2011
Reply by J Edwards

Hardest Thing To Do In All Sports Is Being A Hitting Coach?

We've all heard the cliche, the hardest thing to do in all sports is to HIT A ROUND BALL WITH A ROUNDED BAT .. But -  how 'bout teaching an…

Started by Dave Kirilloff

11 May 26, 2011
Reply by Stefan McGovern

Staying back while still transferring weight

Halfway through last last season, I realized that I needed to make an adjustment to my swing.  I was lunging and getting too far out on my…

Started by Kyle Grucci

33 May 9, 2011
Reply by J Edwards

Why Don't All Coaches Teach Rotational Hitting?

I understand that some youth coaches teach a linear swing to promote ground balls, but the problem is that when these kids get older, it is…

Started by Stefan McGovern

46 Feb 23, 2011
Reply by Brent Vauclin

Let's Talk Hitting Mechanics

How do you hit a grand slam off a pitcher, who has never given up a grand slam in his career?

Started by Dion Chamar Owens

0 Jan 20, 2011

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