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To be a better hitter we are going to have to get used to doing one thing. Unfortunately we have way to many baseball hitters who will not do it unless they absolutely have to or are forced to.
Many young hitters will avoid this at all costs. As long as the pitcher cannot find homeplate they are fine. But, when pitchers throw strikes they force some reluctant hitters to finally do it.
Ever step back and take a look at your own kids or your own baseball team? How are the kids hitting? Is there a lot of frustration with the batters, the baseball parents and the coaches?
If you need help getting a handle on your teams hitting problems please look over the options on the resources pages.
I don’t think hitters start their baseball careers saying, “I am going to avoid this unless I am forced to.” I think any hitter coming out of t-ball really wants to hit the ball with authority
The problem is mostly the adults. Between the parents (‘Bleacher Creatures’ I call them) and the volunteer baseball coaches (80% of coaches have a son or daughter on the team) hitters quickly become reluctant to do this.
Let me show you a better way to coach hitters. Professional baseball has a unique approach to hitting. Visit the resources page to look over some options to help improve your approach to helping hitters.
At this point we get to the beginning of the end. The baseball career is basically over as far as being any type of impact baseball player in the batters box.
Baseball players have to hit the ball with authority to stay in baseball and get any significant playing time. Good hitters do not sit the bench. Poor hitters find it harder to play as they get older and find other activities to engage in.
|To be a better hitter parents have to 'Call off the Dogs'. Baseball parents have an enormous effect on hitting success or not.|
There are several simple things you can do to help your players be a better hitter.
There is not much better feeling in the world than squaring up on a baseball pitch and smoking the ball when you feel no vibration in your hands whatsoever.
Every kid that puts on a baseball uniform deserves to experience hitting a ball square. Let us all help our kids be a better hitter!
You can really make a difference in your ball clubs hitting success. Please take the time to look at the options available to build a hitting culture on your baseball team.
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