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A LASER Original Hitting Drill – Hat Drill

Pulling the head and eyes off the baseball is the most common hitting flaw, especially for young hitters. This drill provides a simple solution.
Pulling the head and eyes off the baseball is one of the most common hitting flaws, especially for young hitters. The Hat Drill provides a simple solution to fix this problem fast.

  • Our Hat Drill can be used alongside most other hitting drills, including; tee, toss or regular batting practice.
  • Place the hat about 1-to-2 feet in from of home page, you can use any attention grabbing object, in this instance we are using a hat.
  • Aim hit the ball to the opposite field this helps to keep your shoulder closed.
  • At the point of contact your head and eyes should be pointing in the general area of the hat (make sure your watching the ball all the way onto your bat).
  • *Important! Keep your head and eyes pointing in the general area of the hat on your follow through.

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THE EYES ARE THE WINDOW TO THE SWING

KEEP THE EYE ON THE BALL

PRE FOCUS –> SOFT FOCUS –> HARD FOCUS –> SUPER FOCUS –> POST FOCUS

Perhaps one of the most overlooked components to a baseball swing is the eyes

As hitters we spend a lot of time training the body to swing, however in a lot of cases the eyes are left to their own devices.

 

The Life-cycle Of The Eyes During A Baseball Swing

 

PRE-FOCUS

 

The dugout:

The eyes should be focused on the game in general, especially on the pitch sequence the opposing pitcher and catcher are using.

 

The on deck circle:

Eyes are focused on the pitcher’s timing and speed to home plate.

 

Walking from the on deck circle to the batters box:

Eyes are focused on the situation — Are there runners on base? How is the field positioning?

 

Before the hitter steps into the box:

The eyes should be focused on picking up signals if there is a runner on. Then focused on a focal point such as the label of the bat.

 

SOFT FOCUS

 

In the hitting stance:

The eyes have a soft focus on general direction the pitcher.

 

HARD FOCUS

 

Pitcher in the windup:

Soft focus shifts to hard focus on the small window where the pitcher is expected to release the baseball.

 

SUPER FOCUS

 

Ball released:

Hard focus shifts to super focus, where the subconscious takes over as the hitter tracks the baseball in the air. If in the rare occasion a hitter is “In the zone” this is where the ball appears to be in slow motion. Similar to what people experience in a car accident, where everything happens in slow motion.

 

Ball reaches the hitting zone:

The eyes are focused in the area where the hitter anticipates to make contact with the baseball.

 

Point of contact:

The eyes continue to remain in the direction of where contact is made – if the eyes are looking toward the direction of the baseball field at the point of contact, this indicates the hitter is pulling off the baseball.

 

POST FOCUS

 

Follow through:

The head remains down in the hitting zone for as long as possible as the eyes track the baseball in the field.

 

Swing complete:

The eyes pick up first base and the first base coach as the hitter runs down the line.

LASER Whip Batting Practice

Our Laser Strap Bat Speed Trainer is fast becoming a BIG hit around the globe! Team Europe's Federico Giordani takes Power & Extension Laser Strap Bat Speed Trainer Batting Practice in Taiwan for the Asian Pro League. Warning! Due to the loud crack of the bat caused by taking batting practice with our Laser Strap Bat Speed Trainer, you may want to turn down your volume. Strength + Speed + Technique = Power & Momentum For Extended Contact Zones. Our Laser Strap Bat Speed Trainer guides you to powerful extension…all the time, every time. During LASER Whip Drills, our Sport Precise Trainer provides your trail/top-hand with the perfect amount of resistance to keep it connected to your core. Bat whip's generated from releasing the tension on your load, transferring speed and core strength to your lead/bottom-hand resulting in power to hit the low or extended pitch location. Laser Strap Bat Speed Trainer Drill Type: LASER Whip Drills/Extension Drills Set Up: Back arm inserted inside your Laser Strap Bat Speed Trainer Training: Power and bat speed for extended contact zones Learn more about Laser Strap Bat Speed Trainer drills including, LASER Whip Drills (extension drills), and LASER Blast (explosive core deep contact zone drills) and LASER Beam (top-hand isolation drills): https://thehittingproject.com/learn/how/train/ Big thanks to Federico Giordani and Seth Lafera for the footage and a heads up to the pitchers in the Asia Pro League who are about to get hit with a few laser blasts!

Posted by thehittingproject.com on Sunday, April 23, 2017

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BOOM! Dutch National Team. BLAST & WHIP

BOOM! LASER BLAST & WHIP - Dutch National Team, "Had a great Laser Strap session working with the U/23 national team. Excellent feedback from the players and coaches." Coach Seth La Fera The Kingdom Can Play! Thanks to players Bram Grooten and Raschid Engelhardt - U/23 National Team KNBSB Nieuws Learn more Nederland Laser Strap USA Laser Strap Aussie Laser Strap 日本 Japan Laser Strap 台灣 Taiwan Laser Strap Italia Laser Strap learn more about the LASER Strap™ Bat Speed Trainer℗ https://thehittingproject.com/global/

Posted by Baseball & Softball around the World on Tuesday, June 13, 2017





LASER Hitting Factory. College Bound

Congratulations to Jack Rubenstein from the LASER hitting factory of Pace Academy. Jack is the first of many LASER prodigies to make the transfer from high school to college baseball, Emory University - Atlanta Georgia. Connected and explosive swing gives Jack a big head start over most college freshmen. Best of luck Jack and with a swing like that we're sure you'll have a great college career. PS, fantastic effort by the super coach Seth La Fera - guiding Jack over the course of the season. After viewing Jack's original LASER Strap video 3 months ago... the swing transition is remarkable. Jack hit with a 250 average and 0 home runs in 2016. In 2017 he hit close to a 350 average and 3 home runs.
Learn more About Pace Academy's 2017 LASER Strap Bat Speed Trainer Season
129 point improvement in team batting average (59% increase)
109 more base hits (264% increase)
58 more extra base hits (85% increase)
121 more RBI (144% increase)
41 extra base on balls (49% increase)
39 fewer strike outs (33% reduction)
13 more wins
See the full case study
https://thehittingproject.com/massive-increase-team-offense-wins/

Posted by thehittingproject.com on Thursday, May 18, 2017





























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