This article is republished with permission. The original article appears on Hitting Performance Lab at Stop Hitter From Pulling Their Head Out Before Contact is Even Made.
“Hitter Does NOT Keep Head In During Swing & Pulling Their Head Out Before Contact Is Even Made”
That’s a comment someone made about one of their biggest frustrations with hitting right now.
The above video will fix it! A BIG thank you to Coach Matt Nokes for this!
The following is the bullet point outline to the above video…ENJOY!
Swinging Across Face Drill
In this drill video, we discuss:
- Define Swinging Across Face v. Chasing Face,
- Where eyes go, head follows, and where head goes, body follows,
- Process v. Performance,
- Over-swinging and control, and
Beginner – Dry and tee swings
Intermediate – Soft toss and LIVE swings
Advanced – LIVE swings, 2-plate, random pitch