Teaching Hitting

Teaching Hitting

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Explanation, demonstration, correction and repetition are essential to the activity of teaching. Successful coaches must be able to effectively and consistently incorporate each of these teaching methods into lessons for their teams. Ideal for any age group, the concepts in this guide help coaches to master these basic principles as they focus on the most important elements of how to teach hitting. Introduced with the author's own teaching-coaching philosophy, this work offers 21 chapters covering a hitting coach's every need. When to Start, Bat Size, Grip, Stance, Swing, Drills and Station Work, Bat Speed, Mental Preparation and Confidence, Pinch Hitting and Running a Hitting Clinic are a few examples of the many specific instructional sections included here. There are 137 photographs that supplement the text.If a player hits the ball on a check swing, which happens more than you think, the result usually is a slow dribbler. Checks swings result from dia€iculty in picking up grip, spin and location. These hitters guess and are undecided. Once the hitteranbsp;...

Title:Teaching Hitting
Author:Dirk Baker
Publisher:McFarland - 2005-06-15


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