Description: Case study over four batting practice sessions, and gameday results.
Player: James Brunskill
Team: Carine Cats Baseball State League
0:00 BP Session 1
7:25 BP Session 2
10:51 BP Session 3
11:59 BP Session 4
16:26 Gameday implementation, an example of reacting to the inside fastball, and hitting with two strikes.
Drills: Front Toss
Hit Lasers Set Up
Laser Blast: Both arms inside your bat speed trainer.
Laser Whip: Lead/Bottom arm free, trail/top hand inside your bat speed trainer.
Laser Beam: Top/Trail Hand swing isolation, both arms inside your bat speed trainer.
Summary Of Batting Practice Sessions
BP Session 1: Sequencing Laser Blast, Laser Whip, removing your bat speed trainer; feeling the increase of bat speed, and connected mechanics.
BP Session 2: Sequencing Laser Beam (top/trail hand isolation for up and middle/inside fastballs), Laser Blast, Laser Whip
BP Session 3: Sequencing Laser Blast, removing your bat speed trainer; feeling the increase of bat speed.
BP Session 4: Sequencing Laser Whip, removing your bat speed trainer; feeling the increase of bat speed.
Hitting Tips Summary: Spinning vertically on the back foot to improve balance, rotation drill (turn back foot, hands back, swing), approach, pulling off the outside pitch, ball tracking, reacting to inside pitch, plate discipline, turning and whipping the top-hand to hit the inside pitch, keeping head down all, and how to avoid ball-watching.