What's Inside

This course covers every hitter’s favorite topic—hitting mechanics. In this course, we cover everything you need to know about the swing from the ground up, including key checkpoints and body positions at each phase of the swing. If you are looking for more information on how the body is supposed to work throughout the swing, then this is the course for you. 

Key Lessons 

  • Our most popular hitting drills

  • How to identify flaws in drills and cues to fix them

  • Correcting common swing flaws 

  • Biomechanics and basic movement principles applied to the swing 

  • Importance of posture throughout the swing 

  • Bat path and swing depth 

Hitting is all about making adjustments. Every hitting coach and every hitter needs to be able to spot a problem and make changes quickly. Once you finish this course, you'll be able to do just that. With a greater understanding of what the swing should look like, you will be able to spot many of the common swing flaws and come up with a plan to address whatever issue is presenting itself. 

Course curriculum

  1. 1
    • Welcome to Hitting Drills and Mechanics!

  2. 2
    • Training Guide: The How and Why to Continuous Improvement - (09:11)

    • Style vs Substance in Hitting - (05:43)

    • Style vs Substance in Hitting Quiz

    • Internal vs External Focus - (02:58)

    • Internal vs External Quiz

    • Using the Ground in the Swing - (06:03)

    • Using the Ground in the Swing Quiz

    • Looking at the Hips in Hitting - (08:03)

    • Looking at the Hips in Hitting Quiz

    • Evaluating Hip Hinge - (04:57)

    • Evaluating Hip Hinge Quiz

    • Maintaining Spine Angle - (05:43)

    • Maintaining Spine Angle Quiz

    • Hip: Torso Separation Breakdown - (04:40)

    • Hip: Torso Separation Breakdown Quiz

    • Teaching and Training Hip:Torso Separation - (09:03)

    • Teaching and Training Hip Shoulder Separation Quiz

    • Thoracic Spine and Its Role in Hitting - (10:30)

    • Training Quickness in Hitters - (05:01)

    • Training Quickness in Hitters Quiz

    • Wrist Activity in Hitting - (08:54)

    • Wrist Activity in Hitting Quiz

  3. 3
    • Offset Open

    • Offset Closed

    • Offset Rotation

    • Hook 'Em

    • Kershaw Drill

    • Step Backs

    • Keep it Fair

    • Walk Throughs

    • Launch Angle Ladder

    • High, Middle, Low

    • Low Tee

    • High Tee