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Baseball: Master Practice Plan

Baseball Coaches, Here is everything that you need to cover on the field to prepare your team for a championship run! Team Hitting Fundamentals Baserunning to 1B Baserunning to 2B, Ball In Dirt Philosophy, Delay Steal Stealing RHP vs. LHP Baserunning 2B-3B Baserunning 3B-Home Bunting (Sac/Drag/Push) Hit and Run Slash Dose Approach Defensive Relay –…

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Batters Box Battle

At practice we as coaches tend to spend most, if not all of our hitting time on the mechanics of the swing and getting reps in BP. A few years ago after realizing that we had some players who had perfect mechanics and weren’t hitting above .200, I chose to reevaluate what were we doing…

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Power Vee, Hand Path & Bat Lag

Great video of Jayson Werth’s hand path to the ball. See how great of a job he does maintaining the 90 degree angle in his back elbow/hands (I think some of you call it the Power V). Very good.

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Secrets Of The Elite Swing: eBook

Breakdown of the Elite Baseball & Softball hitters swings Secrets of how to get better contact & power Topics include: Grip, Stance, Load/Gather, Stride/Positive Move, ToeTouch/Heel Plant, Bat Lag, Contact & Extension Dispelling Myths of: Squishing The Bug, Knocker Knuckle Grip, Extension at contact, Baseball vs. Softball Swing NEW CHAPTER: Batters Box Battle. The mental…

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Hitting Off-Speed: Hand Path & Elbow

Hitting Hand Path Coaches: Please stop teaching hitters to lead with the hands/knob directly down to the ball ahead of the back elbow. Here is a great slow motion video I made of Paul Goldschmidt’s hand path. Elbow leads hand path. Hands follow. (Click HD on the right) In order to adjust to different speeds…

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