6A of 12 – Cocking of the Wrists (text)

Load Phase 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 break … [Read more...]

1 of 12 – The Stance (text)

Stance The baseball swing consists of three main phases: 1) the loading phase, 2) the launching phase and 3) the follow through. Each player has their own unique style and may sometimes make … [Read more...]

11 of 12 – Guiding Action of Hands on Bat

Launch Phase The Launch Phase of the Baseball Swing The Guiding Action of the Hands on the Bat The bat-head is the recipient of all the centrifugal force created in the body due to the rotation … [Read more...]

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

Launch Phase The Launch Phase of the Baseball Swing The Pushing and Pulling Action of the Arms and Shoulders The pushing and pulling action of the arms and shoulders refers to the individual … [Read more...]

9 of 12 – Forward Rotation of the Spine

Launch Phase The Launch Phase of the Baseball Swing 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 … [Read more...]

8 of 12 – Opening of the Hips

The Launch Phase of the Baseball Swing Opening of the Hips In this video, we are going to talk about the second noticeable movement in the launching phase, and that is, the opening of the hips, and … [Read more...]

7 of 12 – Continuation of the Timing Step

The Launch Phase of the Baseball Swing Continutation of the Timing Step The launching phase takes us from the end of the loading phase to the contact point with the ball and it consists of 5 … [Read more...]

6A of 12 – Cocking of the Wrists

The Launch Phase of the Baseball Swing Cocking of the Wrists In this video, we are going to talk about the fifth and last noticeable movement of the loading phase, which is the cocking of the … [Read more...]

5 of 12 – Cocking of the Hips

The Launch Phase of the Baseball Swing cocking of the Hips In this video, we are going to talk about the fourth noticeable movement of the loading phase, which is the cocking of the hips, and … [Read more...]

4 of 12 – Beginning of the Timing Step

The Launch Phase of the Baseball Swing Beginning of Timing Step In this video, we are going to talk about the third noticeable movement of the loading phase, which is the beginning of the timing … [Read more...]