Don't Do This When Hitting From a Batting Tee!

Matt Antonelli points out the #1 mistake hitters make when hitting from a batting tee.

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How to Hit Inside Pitches

Matt Antonelli provides a tip for hitting inside pitches and how to drive them to left-center without hooking the ball.

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A Steady Head Helps Create Solid Contact

Matt Antonelli provides a tip that sounds the same as a golf tip - keep your head down and through the ball to make solod contact.

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Great Drill for Staying Connected

Steve Nikorak from Zoned Sports Academy demonstrates one of his favorite drills to teach hitters how to stay connected throughout the swing.

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How to Hold a Bat - Two simple Steps

Matt Antonelli explains how to hold a bat, why it it important and how a lot of little leaguers are being taught incorrectly.

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Trick Plays for the Hitting Team

Ken Krause provides part two of a 2-part series on trick plays that you can practice that may just win a game or two for you down the line. The first article was about defense; this one is all offense.

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Simple Drill For Proper Hitting Position During Your Load

Matt Antonelli provides a simple drill for ensuring that your body is in the right position during your load.

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How to Really Stop Pulling the Ball

Matt Antonelli discusses why telling players to "let it get deep" or "let it travel" rarely helps hitters who are pulling the ball and what coaches should be teaching players, instead.

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Two Traits Hitters Need to Advance to the Next Level

Matt Antonelli says there are two things you need to be able to do to advance to the next level - hit the fastest fastballs in your age group and lay off of bad pitches, particularly breaking balls.

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A Simple Fix If You Are Swinging Late

If you are consistently late with your swing, Matt Antonelli says do this - a simple pre-load move that should help you get the barrel in the zone faster.

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Hitters - Don't Try to Create Power With Your Stride!

Matt Antonelli says that trying to create power with your stride makes it very difficult to get your barrel on the ball, especially with breaking pitches.
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How to Get Into a Good Hitting Position

Matt Antonelli outlines a couple of key things to focus on to make sure that you are in a good hitting position in order to make solid contact with a pitch.

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When Should You Start Your Load?

Watching the Little League World Series this week, I noticed a vast difference between each individual batter's load and when they did it. Matt Antonelli discusses when to load (it changes depending on various variables).

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Use Your Body's Natural Movements to Your Advantage

Ken Krause says that players often do things that their bodies aren't naturally inclined to do - often because coaches have told them to. He says that sometimes, doing nothing is far more productive than trying something that is unnatural.

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Hitting Approach - How Your Swing Should Change Based on the Count

This article by Driveline Baseball discusses hitting approach and how your swing and intent should change, based on the count, although it should probably also factor in number of baserunners and how many outs there are.
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Hitting Lesson - Staying Through the Zone

Steve Nikorak from Zoned Sports Academy works with a young hitter, teaching him proper posture and how to stay through the hitting zone, regardless of pitch speed.

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Drills for a Well Balanced Swing

Baseball Rebellion provides a couple of drills to keep the back hip loaded, allowing for a fast swing through the ball.

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Drills to Stay Coiled and Not Lunge

Matt Antonelli provides three drills to keep you coiled as long as possible and prevent lunging while you are hitting.

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Using "Deep Practice" For Player Improvement

Ken Krause discusses the concept of "Deep Practice" and how it has really helped several players he coaches.

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How to Adjust for Hitting Against Faster Pitchers

Chas Pippitt from Baseball Rebellion demonstrates three ways of telling people how to adjust to faster pitchers, providing 3 drills - one for little leaguers, one for high school/college players and one for parents to use at home with their kid.

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12 Hitting Drills to Improve Your Hitting

This Driveline Baseball post, complete with videos, provides a dozen different hitting drills that will improve your power, consistency and decision making at the plate.

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How to Stay Balanced During Aggressive Swings

Luke Johnson from Baseball Rebellion discusses the keys to maintaining your balance during a powerful, aggressive swing.

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Swinging Late? Here's a Simple Fix!

Matt Antonelli provides a tip for youth hitters who are late swinging at pitches.

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Three More Swing Mistakes That Make It Impossible To Hit Consistently

Coach Justin provides another three swing mistakes that hitters make that make it next to impossible to hit the ball consistently.

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How to Keep Hitters From Pulling Their Head Out

The same words don't work for every player. Baseball Rebellion shows you three ways to get your point across to a hitter who is pulling their head out during their swing.

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