Beginner Hitting Drills, Tips and Guides
March 17, 2017 Clint Balgera
5 simple steps to set the foundation for an explosive power swing.
March 14, 2017 Clint Balgera
EVERY single player I've coached has seen an immediate improvement in bat speed, power and technique with the following drills.
March 13, 2017 Clint Balgera
When your players train using our Laser Strap Bat Speed Trainer, you won’t have to say anything about staying connected. It takes care of the hardest parts, so you can focus on the basics.
March 11, 2017 Clint Balgera
A Quick Drill You Can Do Without A Ball Is Called “Hips-Before-Hands” Practice Swings
March 8, 2017 Clint Balgera
Striking out is part of the game, but that doesn't give you an excuse to do it. Without an effective 2 strike hitting approach, you'll struggle when hitting in high pressure situations..
March 1, 2017 Clint Balgera
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February 28, 2017 Clint Balgera
We've broken down the reasons for flying open into a step-by-step format, using video drills and tips to help you quickly and easily fix this common hitting mistake.
February 25, 2017 Clint Balgera
Includes step-by-step animated quick tip GIF's
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
February 21, 2017 Clint Balgera
Avoid clouding your mind with too much information. Close your mind and open your eyes to allow your subconscious mind to trigger your LASER fast/reflex swing.
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.
February 13, 2017 Clint Balgera
Best Batting Stance For Explosive Core Power Keeping Players Connected Allowing Coaching/Parents To Focus On The Basics Category: Hitting Mechanic Tips Batting Stance Drills Basic
February 9, 2017 Clint Balgera
This drill breaks the swing down into simple parts. Turn the knee in, stride and hit
February 8, 2017 Clint Balgera
Time-saving practice plan with batting drills designed to teach beginners the very basics of hitting
February 6, 2017 Clint Balgera
Best Hitting Drills And Tips For Staying Back
February 3, 2017 Clint Balgera
Our Bat Speed Precise Trainer™ guides you to powerful extension… all the time, every time.
February 2, 2017 Clint Balgera
This practice session solves one of the toughest things to do... teaching rotation to beginners
January 29, 2017 Clint Balgera
Basics of Rotation and How to Stay Connected
January 27, 2017 Clint Balgera
Triggered batting practice is a great alternative to standard batting practice as it better replicates the timing and feel of a real game day at bat
January 13, 2017 Clint Balgera
Proper rotation will take the weight off your back foot allowing you to spin on your toes
December 9, 2016 Clint Balgera
Simple Drill To Keep Your Head Down When Swinging
November 21, 2016 Clint Balgera
3 target-specific tee drills: extension, bat speed and game day hitting
October 12, 2016 Clint Balgera
A side on soft toss allows the hitting coach to view the hitter from a side on angle while he takes his swings — this is valuable as the hitting coach can check the following
May 29, 2016 Clint Balgera
Focusing on hitting a line drive to the opposite field, will naturally teach the best hitting mechanics
May 29, 2016 Clint Balgera
This drill teaches beginners to keep their head down when swinging, to set up in strong batting stance and to develop a short swing path the baseball
May 26, 2016 Clint Balgera
Teaches you the correct back foot rotation when hitting a baseball. Learn how to rotate your back foot from your hips
May 25, 2016 Clint Balgera
The 10-Point Batting Stance System Check is designed to teach your kids the best batting stance in a short amount of time
May 9, 2016 Clint Balgera
For the following set of 3 drills you’re required to use 2 markers as a reference point for your batting stride. In this example we use cones for the markers. You can set the markers at a distance of 4 inches past shoulder width, make sure they are set in a straight line.
April 22, 2016 Clint Balgera
Once you've trained to hit the middle pitch locations you can now work on hitting the low and away pitch. Set the tee low and place on the outside corner
April 14, 2016 Clint Balgera
TheHittingProject.com created The Hands Back Tee Drill to isolate key components within the baseball swing
April 11, 2016 Clint Balgera
Try mixing a balance ball into your next hitting session
November 13, 2015 Clint Balgera
The secret for identifying common hitting mistakes with kids is to focus your attention on one thing at a time
August 30, 2015 Clint Balgera
Learn how to make swing adjustments by the way the ball travels off you bat
June 6, 2015 Clint Balgera
Batting practice is not a time to over-swing, it is vital that young players stay within themselves and don’t try to hit every pitch for a home run.
March 21, 2015 Clint Balgera
The biggest mistake young hitters tend to make is not keeping their head down for the entire baseball swing, even after the point of contact
February 28, 2015 Clint Balgera
Simple drill to help with release point recognition. Easy for parents and coaches to do with kids
November 17, 2014 Clint Balgera
Useful tips for hitting pitches at different heights
August 9, 2014 Clint Balgera
Hitting Cheat Sheet provides parents and coaches with quick fixes to the most common hitting mistakes. Access quick fixes for striking out, no power, long swing, jumping out and pulling off the ball
August 2, 2014 Clint Balgera
INSIDER HITTING TIP - Mix up the location and height around the strike zone to ensure the hitter can handle the fastball away, inside, up and down in the strike zone. If, the hitter is having problems with any type of pitch in particular, then continue to throw it in this location until the hitter makes the required adjustments.
August 1, 2014 Clint Balgera
The following batting practice session provides step-by-step practice drills for those parents and coaches training kids to hit for the first time. By the end of this 30 minute session, you'll see a significant improvement in your kid's swing
July 30, 2014 Clint Balgera
To improve your timing skills keep your stride short and soft, especially if the pitcher throws hard, keeps the ball down, changes speeds well or can locate late breaking pitches.
July 28, 2014 Clint Balgera
Great hitting drill for strengthening the forearm while increasing bat speed and power
July 5, 2014 Clint Balgera
Simple Drills And Tips To Prepare You For The Realities Of Game Day Hitting.