The 2 Baseball Hitting Tips and Tricks

Have you ever wanted to hit the ball a little further for your baseball team? Maybe you want to be the guy who hits line drives like they were a laser beam. Or, maybe you hit with warning track power and want just a little more to put one over the fence. Well, you have come to the right place to get some of the small tips and tricks which can make you hit the ball a little harder, a little farther and increase your bat speed.

Baseball hitting

We all know that working out and building some strength will help you hit a baseball better, but if you can employ some of these tips and tricks from our list, you might just add that extra bit to your hits that will help your baseball team win games and make you feel good about your night on the baseball field. We have put together a pretty comprehensive list of tips and tricks for hitting, from generating more hip rotation all the way down to making sure your shoulders rotate for maximum bat speed and power along with using the right BBCOR bats. Check out our list of tips below and see if you can find one that will help you.

Tip No. 1 Hip Rotation

In baseball, power hitting has to come from your hips. Have you ever noticed the major league pitchers and how much hip rotation they generate to throw those 100 mph fastballs?

Well, shouldn’t you do the same in baseball to generate 100 mph bat speed? It is baseball, so you have a great deal of time to wind up and watch a pitch come in before swinging your bat. Take advantage of that and work to get your hips rotating as you swing at the baseball.

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Move on to Step 1 to learn more about how to generate hip rotation

Tip No. 2 Release Top Hand

This next tip for baseball hitting has to do with the follow through of your bat swing. As your bat swings through the strike zone and just after connecting with the baseball, you should release your top hand off the bat.

If you are a right-handed batter, your right hand will release as you end your swing. The bat will continue through the swing motion and follow through swing, but you will only be using your left to hang on to the bat as your torso rotates as far through the swing as comfortable.

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