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Understanding and improving pitch recognition and timing issues in hitting.

After you and your hitters get done with the industry cliches to improve hitting, it may be time to learn about other topics and teaching strategies used by elite players and coaches. Yes, launch angles, bath path and lag and exit velo along with kinetic chain theories and spin rates are fascinating but without timing (which is a function of visual accuracy and improved predictability skills), the building of the swing becomes useless once competition starts.  Telling hitters not to chase the rise ball or swing at strikes is great advice but perhaps you can provide a little more meat and potatoes as to HOW to do that. Glossary of terms for the next level coach: Visual neutrality - Hitters ab

End of school year. Time to chill and drill this Summer.

No, it's not New Years and we aren't preaching resolutions. You can have your cake and eat it too this summer by Chilling and Drilling for the next three months. CHILL LIST: Sleep late. Net flix marathon. Sleep late. Stay out late. Spend a whole day lost in Snapchat or Instagram. Do nothing and find incredible satisfaction in just being alone with you. Sleep on the beach or in the forest with your friends, or the new ones you just made. Spend a day eating food that is so bad for you but is so good to you. DRILL LIST: Gain or lose 10 lbs. Depends on where you are. Read a book or a newsfeed that expands your brain cells and makes you appear wordly. Commit to a fitness program or wellness plan

TONY ABBATINE
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Chester, NY 10918      

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