(The baseball swing, Stage 1)
In every sport, before a quick action, relaxation and rhythm precedes your explosive move.
Example: When a tennis player is returning a serve, or a basketball player is defending in a one on one situation, each defender is relaxed and waiting to explode.
In other words, it’s is the movement that helps keep the hitter on his toes and ready, but loose and not rigid or tense.
Why rhythm is important: This idea is the same for hitting. Once you get into your stance, the slight movement in your hands and legs will help to keep you relaxed and under control. This helps us not get too stiff or mechanical when we start our swing.
The bottom line is…
This means better bat speed, and better reactions and adjustments in the split seconds you have before contact.
Few items below to practice your rhythm and create explosive bat speed!
Create Explosive Bat Speed in 60 Seconds or less!
Batting Tee Drills with High Definition Videos & Explanation plus a book!
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