"The front elbow is the probably close to the most important aspect of a swing when talking about mechanics from the waist, up. The hips fire first as the batter drives the back knee into the strike zone, but then the top half follows.…"
"I am seeing this first hand. I am the head coach of a 12 y/o travel team and all my players are the most talented players on their Little League teams, thus most talented player = #1 pitcher. Most of, if not all of the Little League…"
We would like discussion from hitters on wooden bat quality, model choices, wood specie preference and bat performance. As we all know the wooden bat marketplace is flooded with many brands and quality ranges .What is the best bat wood for you?
"When I was in college, I hated and really fought with my college coach about telling me to change my lower half mechanics and take out my stride step and just raise and lower my front foot. In retrospect though, I can appreciate where he was…"
"I completely agree that video is a great asset, but in the last year and a half of giving hitting lessons to young players I have yet to use video as a tool. I am a strong advocate of Tee work and slowing the swing down to not only feel proper…"
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