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Why Coaches Need to Shut Up!

by fastballusa
Coaches: Stop Talking So Much and Start Training Your Athletes -  It’s amazing how much technical information and advanced technology is out there in order to help coaches train our players become better hitters and better baseball players. When you think about it, the technology that exists along with the information that is available should also then be making our athletes the greatest hitters and baseball players of all time.     Why isn’t all this great information producing the best results we have ever seen? Why is professional baseball filled with non U.S. Born players most of which who don't have access to [...]

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 [...]