How to Get Powerful Baseball Swing Mechanics along with Stronger and Faster Muscles

For Faster Bat Speed, More Powerful Hits, Longer Drives and Fewer Strikeouts.

On this site the baseball swing is broken down into 12 power movements.
The proper mechanics of each power movement are shown and explained in detail.
And the muscles are identified so they can be made stronger and faster.
Once you practice and perfect the power movements of the swing and condition the muscles for speed and power you will become a more focused, confident and feared hitter.

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1 of 12 – The Stance

In this video series we are going to identify the major movements and the muscles used in each phase of the baseball swing for the right hand batter... [more]

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2 of 12 – Backward Movement of Shoulders & Arms

The first noticeable movement that takes place during the loading phase is the backward movement of the shoulders and arms toward the catcher. This action helps to load or stretch different muscles in each shoulder that will be released or contracted later during the swing... [more]

3 of 12 – Backward Rotation of Spine

3 of 12 – Backward Rotation of Spine

This action of the abdomen, chest and upper body all turning away from the pitcher and toward the catcher gives the appearance that the shoulders are rotating backward with them when in effect, it is the spine that is rotating carrying the shoulders with it... [more]

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4 of 12 – Beginning of the Timing Step

Immediately after the spine begins to rotate back toward the catcher, a short timing step with the front left leg begins to occur.The first effect of it is to force the back leg, the leg closest to the catcher, to carry the player’s weight... [more]

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5 of 12 – Cocking of the Hips

Cocking of the hips refers to the backward rotation of the hips away from the pitcher and toward the catcher and it occurs right along with the beginning of the timing step... [more]

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6A of 12 – Cocking of the Wrists

Cocking of the wrists is an action the hands perform on the bat-handle at the very end of the loading phase and into the first part of the launching phase. It’s purpose is to facilitate a rapid recoiling effect with the bat-head... [more]

6B – The Timing Mechanism

6B of 12 – The Timing Mechanism

The timing mechanism is defined as your ability to know when to initiate the transition from the loading phase into the launching phase... [more]

7 of 12 – Continuation of the Timing Step

7 of 12 – Continuation of the Timing Step

The continuation of this timing step, where it begins to return back to the ground, is the first part of the launching phase... [more]

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8 of 12 – Opening of the Hips

Opening of the hips refers to the direction and movement that both hips turn, and eventually end up facing, when making contact with the ball which is forward, toward the pitcher... [more]

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9 of 12 – Forward Rotation of the Spine

The forward rotation of the spine refers to the direction and movement that takes place in the upper body during the launching phase, which is forward, toward the pitcher... [more]

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10 of 12 – Pushing & Pulling Action of Arms & Shoulders

The pushing and pulling action of the arms and shoulders refers to the individual movements that each arm and shoulder produce on the bat handle through their respective hands during the swing... [more]

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11 of 12 – Guiding Action of Hands on Bat

The bat-head is the recipient of all the centrifugal force created in the body due to the rotation of the hips and spine along with the pushing and pulling action of the shoulders and arms... [more]

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12 of 12 – The Follow Through

The follow through takes us from the contact point with the ball to the natural ending of the swing... [more]

Workouts For a Powerful and Faster Bat Swing

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Workouts for the Hips and Legs

How to Condition Muscles of the Hips and Legs For Bat Speed and Power in the … [More...]

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Workouts for the Back and Spine Muscles

How to Condition Muscles of the Back and Spine For Improved Bat Speed and Power in the Swing … [More...]

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Workouts for the Shoulders, Chest, Arms

How to Condition Muscles of the Shoulders, Arms & Chest For Bat Speed and Power in the … [More...]