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Getting Hitters off Their Back Foot

By Meachrm @BaseballBTYard

Today’s video tip is actually two versions of a drill that could be used to help hitters address a common mistake.  I see this more often in little kids but it doesn’t mean older players can’t benefit from it either.  The mistake involves never getting their weight off their back foot when they swing

“Rotational” and “Linear” hitting gurus might disagree on how much weight should be directed into the ball but both should agree that keeping all your weight on your back leg is not going to do a hitter much good.

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