Mental Approach to Hitting Blog
Baseball and Fastpitch Softball
The mental approach to hitting blog describes how hitters can get themselves into the “zone” by purposefully training their thought patterns.
Using Quality At-Bats to measure youth hitting performance increases fun and confidence. Four essential skills raise QAB%. Drills included!
Three different approaches to most efficiently change a batting habit to one leading to a higher batting average and slugging percentage.
Training hitting scientifically entails utilizing two motor cognition theories – be amazed by the hitter’s rapid improvement in technique.
Yes, hitting focus is a little magical! But the longer coaches coach, the more they come to appreciate the “power of the mind”.
Improving ability to see the ball has a dramatic impact on hitting success. Seeing the ball well sounds simple but involves many small vision adjustments. Improve seeing the ball using 16 steps.
To raise the hitters rate of hard hit balls, increasing selectivity at the plate is an effective strategy. How and when to look for a pitch.
A well-rehearsed plan at the plate builds confidence and increases quality at-bats. How to create a productive plate approach in 8 steps.
In this introductory article, Building Rome Series describes what happens to our brain when we practice and the implications for how we can train to be better hitters.