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Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long

Hitting Coaches vs Offensive Coordinators

by Coach Huber
Who gets more respect and direction from their players between these two positions and why? Offensive coordinators in most any sport are highly sought after jobs and it requires a real guru coach to be able to put together a system based on philosophy, strategy, personnel, and constant game time counter moves. Offensive coordinators are of high intellect, well respected around the league by coaches and players and are real strategic problem solvers. A large percent of them are successful and most keep their jobs for extended periods of time and do not have too many problems finding jobs around the [...]
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Rotational Hitting vs Linear Hitting

by Coach Huber
Rotational Hitting or Linear Hitting? As a hitting coach who has done millions of lessons for over 20 years, I choose to teach rotational hitting over linear hitting. Why? Because you have the capability to hit for power with rotational hitting. Next level hitters can hit for power more consistently than the rest and teaching linear hitting does not give most the opportunity to learn power hitting. So as a father, I would teach my kid to hit as far as he can as often as he can and then eventually learn more balance and contact hitting later. To me, the [...]
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