Hitting Mechanics

Hitting Mechanics

Bat Swing

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Hitting a ball coming at you at speeds in access 50-70 mph for fastpitch and 70-90 mph in baseball is one of the hardest things to do. By learning the fundamentals of the swing a hitter can gain the advantage over their opponent and have successful at-bats.

We teach the basic components of an effective baseball and softball swing:

It all begins with the perfect mechanics and components of the stance.

Hips and Movement
Hips generate the power in a hit, because they create the necessary torque to drive the ball.

There are many things that happen in the pre-swing like – shoulder and chin tuck, hands pulling back, eyes toward the pitcher, and holding the bat at a 45 degree angle.

The proper grip is essential for maintaining a smooth, consistent swing.

How big or small of a stride to take on the swing.

Developing good mechanics and making adjustments to help players make the best swing possible