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Hitting Vampires

Help Put an End to Hitting Vampires

by fastballusa
This is a picture of me, Mike Ryan circa 1997 You may not recognize me but I was one of those coaches who was acting like a hitting vampire. I taught things like, head still, squash the bug, less movement is better, and sucked the natural athleticism out of hitters. I was a hitting vampire and a coaching vampire.    I was Killing hitters ability to hit harder and farther. I was stuck on trying to make hitters simply Look better. Just like most coaches today I was more interested in creating a pretty swing. Flash Forward To October 2014! Something [...]