|I have developed this page as a source for coaches, parents and
players to submit questions concerning hitting mechanics.
Do you need a drill to reinforce a particular element of the swing?
Has your coach been telling you that you are doing something wrong but
do not know how to fix it?
If so, this page is for you. Simply submit your question below and
I will respond to you personally along with posting your question
and my response on this page.
plate. The reason I say that is because he takes a lot of good pitches and
the bat never leaves his shoulder. All his coach does is tell him to be more
aggressive. Do you have any advice?
Congratulations on being the first person to submit a question. This is a
very good question as well. There is a mental concept which I refer to as
the "YES, YES, ______" concept. It totally deals with a hitters mental
approach and readiness to hit. As the pitcher is about to release the ball,
the hitter's physical and mental readiness should elevate At this time, a
hitter should be telling him self YES, YES and then react to the pitch. If it is
a good pitch, the third blank should be filled in with another YES resulting
in a swing attempt. If the pitch is out of the zone, this equates to a NO and
results in the pitch being taken. Keep me posted.
More on the mental approach.