Your child takes the mound. The winning run is at the plate. You feel your chest tighten, hands beginning to sweat, as if they are pitching in the final game of the world series. They throw their first pitch…ball one. The pitch is high and outside. You shout out to them. Hoping your words will just […]
HitTrax has been a great tool at our facility. Recently, Diamond Kinetics was integrated with HitTrax which means all of the batted ball data is being combined with the bat movement data. (Without me doing it manually so this saves me a TON of time.) Very exciting stuff if you want to learn how […]
How fast should your player swing? How fast can he get his hands? How long does it take him from first movement until impact with the ball? Here are some averages by age group from 5 years of age until college. Will you just settle for average?
In today’s post we will look at the keys to accurate contact and hitting the ball hard. Using data from HitTrax plus Diamond Kinetics we will examine the best ways to approach your attack angles. We will clarify the concepts of top spin and back spin and what they do to a batted ball. Do you want to understand […]
There is no parent or coach who does not want to build confidence in their players. They don’t want their players to live with regret. They don’t want to see their players quit by the age of 13. So why is it so common that nearly 7 out of 10 will quit? It’s all about […]