Beginning Hitting Blog
Baseball and Fastpitch Softball
Looking for guidance on how to coach beginning hitting? The beginning hitting blog contains articles describing a step-by-step “roadmap” for successful first years of play.
Building Rome Series brings you recommendations for the best bats for ages 9 and under.
Building Rome Series describes successful youth coaching. Seven important aspects for teaching kids to be successful in sports are detailed.
The Beginning Hitting Series comprises a step by step path for starting your young hitter on a productive path, having fun, and building confidence. Here is an introduction to what can be found in this new Building Rome Series.
Building Rome Series details 3 concepts and shows 1 game to demonstrate how to develop the habit for an aggressive batting swing. Step by step instruction.
Building Rome Series details 2 concepts and demonstrates 4 drills to teach the beginning hitter to swing aggressively but check swing on bad pitches.
This article details 2 concepts, demonstrates 4 drills, and shows 1 game to improve plate (strike zone) discipline for your beginning hitter.
This article describes 4 concepts and 4 drills to help your young hitter overcome fear of being hit by the pitched ball.
Building Rome Series details 5 concepts and demonstrates 2 drills to improve position in the batter’s box. Improved positioning increases solid contact.
This article details 3 concepts, demonstrates 4 drills, and shows 1 game for improving hand-eye coordination of the beginning hitter.
Building Rome Series details 5 concepts, demonstrates 5 drills, and shows 1 game to improve vision of the beginning hitter. Step by step instruction.