Rotational Hitting Drills, Tips and Guides

5 Step LASER Blast Drill Guide for Beginners
 April 10, 2017 Clint Balgera

5 simple steps to set the foundation for an explosive power swing.
How to load for a baseball or softball swing

Practice Plan: Basics of Rotation - 20 Minute Time-Saver
 April 2, 2017 Clint Balgera

This practice session solves one of the toughest things to do... teaching rotation to beginners

Laser Drill. Hips Lead Hands Dry Swing Drill
 March 11, 2017 Clint Balgera

A Quick Drill You Can Do Without A Ball Is Called “Hips-Before-Hands” Practice Swings
Hips leading hands drill

[Drill 2 Updated] 20 Minute Laser Bat Speed Challenge - Top Hand Isolation
 February 24, 2017 Clint Balgera

Teaches rotational mechanics and improves core power by isolating the explosive rotational phase of your swing.

20 Minute LASER Bat Speed Challenge: Drill 3 Deep Contact Explosive Core Front Toss
 February 23, 2017 Clint Balgera

Turn any player into A Laser hitting machine using our Laser Strap Bat Speed Trainer and a few simple drills
20 Minute Laser Challenge

Chain Reaction of Incorrect Mechanics & Approach
 February 17, 2017 Clint Balgera

Failure to rotate your back foot from your hips triggers a breakdown in your swing. Lacking confidence causes you to rush your stride.
Batting Practice Helper

Beginner Practice Plan. 20-Minute Time-Saver: Stance - Load - Rotation
 February 8, 2017 Clint Balgera

Time-saving practice plan with batting drills designed to teach beginners the very basics of hitting

[Drill 1 Updated] 20 Minute Laser Bat Speed Challenge
 January 29, 2017 Clint Balgera

Basics of Rotation and How to Stay Connected
How to fix a long swing

Follow Through Swing Mechanics
 January 26, 2017 Clint Balgera

Stay through the baseball, remaining balanced, don't fight your natural swing path and keep your head down

Drill 4 LASER Whip Front Toss - 20 Min Bat Speed Challenge
 January 21, 2017 Clint Balgera

Turn any player into a LASER hitting machine using our LASER Strap Bat Speed Trainer and a few simple drills
Drill 4: Powerful extension front toss (back arm inserted).

The Back Foot And Rotational Hitting Mechanics
 January 13, 2017 Clint Balgera

Proper rotation will take the weight off your back foot allowing you to spin on your toes
Back foot rotation

LASER Beam Top-Hand Power Hitting Series
 January 10, 2017 Clint Balgera

Learn how to hit the toughest pitch location for power
Keeps you connected

Bat Speed Training Advice For Advanced Hitters
 January 8, 2017 Clint Balgera

Same program used by Eric Thames. Learn how to hit for average and power. Advanced hitters can train our 2-Swing Technique, working hand-in-hand with The Laser Bat Speed Trainer.

5 Simple Steps To Teach Core Power and Rotation
 January 4, 2017 Clint Balgera

Learn to how generate a powerful swing in 5 simple steps.
5 Step Rotational Power Hitting

Holding Your Swing Drill. The Point Of No Return
 December 22, 2016 Clint Balgera

The best way to take a pitch is by engaging your core, keeping your arm connected to your rib cage/core.

Laser Strap Machine B.P Improve Reaction Time and 2 strike hitting
 December 17, 2016 Clint Balgera

Improve reaction time, bat speed, rotational hitting and hitting with a 2 strike batting count
generate the swing with your hips

Explosive Core Hitting Drills. Laser Strap Bat Speed Trainer Guide
 November 28, 2016 Clint Balgera

How train explosive core drills using our Laser Strap Bat Speed Trainer. Simple step-by-step images and cheat sheet
Explosive core hitting drills

Latest Laser Strap Bat Speed Trainer Drill Guide
 November 9, 2016 Clint Balgera

Laser Strap Bat Speed Trainer drills train you to be a great hitter; both top-hand (high ball/deep contact zone) and bottom-hand (low-ball/extended contact zone). It trains you to hit any pitch for power!

New Laser Launch Drill - Train Explosive Core Muscles To Improve Power Hitting
 October 21, 2016 Clint Balgera

The Laser Launch Drill is a hybrid of traditional medicine ball hitting drills, using the Laser Strap Bat Speed Trainer to add another dimension.View the full hitting session and more.
Explosive Power Hitting Drill for Kids

Sport Precise Resistance Improving Core Hitting Mechanics
 October 5, 2016 Clint Balgera

Front Hip - Internal, External, Transverse and Lateral Rotation. Each of the following movements creates internal rotation of your hips via the movement of the knee toward your center axis (creating internal rotation).

Quick And Easy Bat Speed Exercise For Fast Results
 October 3, 2016 Clint Balgera

Improves - Hands inside the baseball, rotational hitting, top hand strength, high ball hitting, power, hitting the inside pitch, deep contact zone hitting
Best Bat Speed Exercise

3 Simple Tips To Improve Your Batting Average
 September 4, 2016 Clint Balgera

The Secret Recipe To Hit For A Higher Batting Average and Power. Improve Technique, Minimize Margin for Error and Swing From Your Core. Categories: Power

Teaching Power To Beginners In 20 Minutes - Part One
 September 1, 2016 Clint Balgera

Part One of the 20 Minute practice with 4 drills, designed to set the foundation of an explosive rotational swing. Categories: Teaching Kids

Hips Before Hands Part 2 - Advantages Of Leading Your Swing With Your Core As Opposed To Your Arms
 August 28, 2016 Clint Balgera

Leading your swing with your arms reduces bat speed, creates problems in games when you are fooled by a pitch, and causes problems with the mechanics of your swing.
Waistband Sizing

Big Power Small Movement
 August 27, 2016 Clint Balgera

Stop worrying about looking "big and tough" in the batter's box with your hands high up in the air using a big leg kick. It's time to focus on what matters most... hitting the ball!
Generate big power from small movement using our Laser Strap Bat Speed Trainer

Basic Hitting Drill Video Guide for Teaching Hips Before the Hands Swing
 August 27, 2016 Clint Balgera

Leading your swing with your hips as opposed to leading with your hands will improve bat speed, power and allow you to hold up on your swing at the very last second
Hips leading hands drill

Laser Strap Top Hand Side Toss: Drill to Shorten Your Swing Path
 August 22, 2016 Clint Balgera

What is the best drill to shorten your baseball swing? View drill
Improves – Hands inside the baseball, rotational hitting, top hand strength, high ball hitting, power, hitting the inside pitch, deep contact zone hitting

Advanced Power Hitting. Heavy Bat Training
 August 8, 2016 Clint Balgera

Heavy bat training on its own is of little value, as most players develop a long swing, as they disconnect from their core. However, heavy bat training using our Laser Strap Bat Speed Trainer keeps you connected. Gaining all the benefits associated with heavy load training while maintaining a short and powerful hands inside the baseball swing.
Advanced power training

Balance Ball Laser Toss: Batting drill to improve balance, bat speed, stay back and more
 June 9, 2016 Clint Balgera

Balance Ball Laser Toss is a target-specific practice drill primarily designed to improve balance and bat speed
Step 2 - Squeeze your knees into the middle of the balance ball

Balance Ball Knee Drop: Batting Drill for Load and Rotation
 April 11, 2016 Clint Balgera

Effective way to load from the core
Batting practice drill to train back foot rotation

Teach Kids The Basics of Hitting Using A Balance Ball
 April 11, 2016 Clint Balgera

Try mixing a balance ball into your next hitting session
Batting practice drill to teach rotational hitting

Troubleshooting - Fighting Natural Swing Path
 February 12, 2016 Clint Balgera

What the coaching staff loves the most? Coaching the hardest part of the swing is taken care of, allowing focus on the "easy to fix" swing flaws. In this case coach Parisi was able to identify his player "unnaturally" lifting on his swing path;
Image 1 High contact provides the lift for you Image 2 Follow your natural "short to short" swing path for higher and deeper contact to gain the most bat speed and power

How To Improve Your Hands Inside The Baseball Swing
 August 9, 2014 Clint Balgera

Hitting drills, tips and practice guides to improve your hands inside the ball swing. Get more bat speed and unlock the explosive power of your core
The following image shows the movement of, "hands inside the baseball". You can see how the upper arm remains connected to the body. The upper arm then acts as a bridge connecting your swing to your core.

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