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"THE HEAD AND THE EYES
Stance - both eyes focus on the pitcher's cap...Weight Shift - the eyes move toward the pitcher's release point...Stride - the head remains steady with the eyes focused on the pitcher's release point... Swing- the eyes follow the ball into the head of the bat...Follow-through - *the head moves only after the chin touches the back shoulder."

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"THE FEET
Stance - The front foot is closed with the feet a comfortable distance apart. The back foot is parallel to the back of the plate... Weight Shift - The front foot rolls on the in-step as the knee begins to move backward... Stride - The front foot takes a short, soft, comfortable stride forward. The front foot lands on the inside ball of the foot as if "testing thin ice"... Swing - The front heel plants firmly on the ground as soon as the decision to swing is made. The back heel comes off the ground pivoting on the back toe as if "squishing a bug".. Follow-Through - Both feet remain on the ground with the body's weight almost entirely on the front foot."




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In this 8 panel brochure, Baseball Parents, Developmental League Coaches and Self-Coached Players discover how to develop a productive swing with these critical hitting skills ...

  • detailed hitting mechanics,

  • a list of the most important mechanics within the swing,

  • avoiding bad pitches,

  • developing a hitting plan,

  • the hitter's mental approach to hitting and

  • 'Solutions to Hitting Problems'.

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