Loading
Results 1 to 7 of 7

Thread: DD hitting in the cage 12/18/12

  1. #1
    Softball Junkie undergroundga's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    Southern Illinois
    Posts
    605
    Thanks
    335
    Thanked 62 Times in 36 Posts

    Default DD hitting in the cage 12/18/12

    Some videos from the batting cage tonight. Take a look and tell me what ya think.
    Looking forward to feedback, thanks!
    Last edited by undergroundga; 12-18-2012 at 11:13 PM.

  2. #2
    I can talk softball all day crankermo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Posts
    443
    Thanks
    41
    Thanked 268 Times in 132 Posts

    Default

    All upper body, no lower half at all. Need to really work from the ground up. Plenty of good older starting posts on here. Study the elite hitters.

  3. The Following User Says Thank You to crankermo For This Useful Post:

    undergroundga (12-18-2012)

  4. #3
    I eat, sleep and breathe softball FiveFrameSwing's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Portland, OR
    Posts
    9,090
    Thanks
    829
    Thanked 3,187 Times in 2,467 Posts

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by crankermo View Post
    All upper body, no lower half at all. Need to really work from the ground up. Plenty of good older starting posts on here. Study the elite hitters.
    Agree. No load … no coil … basic sequence not in place … lower body spin … over-the-top arm-powered upper-body swing.

  5. The Following User Says Thank You to FiveFrameSwing For This Useful Post:

    undergroundga (12-18-2012)

  6. #4
    Certified softball maniac straightleg's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    ohio
    Posts
    1,736
    Thanks
    873
    Thanked 635 Times in 428 Posts

    Default

    Balance & Elvis Move - YouTube

    I posted this for another poster because his DD was squating.
    Hitter a past poster her talked about matrix drill.

    A slow motion sequence getting the back hip to lead should help your DD reverse the sequence she has now.

    Will try and make a new one while my DD is back from college. She has been working allot.



    SL

    Release across the body
    Tuck the glove

  7. The Following User Says Thank You to straightleg For This Useful Post:

    undergroundga (12-26-2012)

  8. #5
    Softball Junkie undergroundga's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    Southern Illinois
    Posts
    605
    Thanks
    335
    Thanked 62 Times in 36 Posts

    Default

    Sorry it took me so long to get back to this, spent a lot of hours at work recently and then Christmas.
    Well, poop! That's not exactly the feed back I was hoping for but thanks. Watching the videos I could tell something just didn't look right but I couldn't put my finger on it.
    She has been going to a new hc since the end of summer. I thought things were coming along well but I guess there is still a lot of work to do.

  9. #6
    Certified softball maniac jbooth's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Posts
    1,084
    Thanks
    9
    Thanked 227 Times in 173 Posts

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by undergroundga View Post
    Sorry it took me so long to get back to this, spent a lot of hours at work recently and then Christmas.
    Well, poop! That's not exactly the feed back I was hoping for but thanks. Watching the videos I could tell something just didn't look right but I couldn't put my finger on it.
    She has been going to a new hc since the end of summer. I thought things were coming along well but I guess there is still a lot of work to do.
    I agree with the others. The sequence should be Hips, Hands, bat Head. Her sequence is hands, bat head hips. She doesn't stay on the balls of her feet, which makes her lose her balance. Plus she pushes her hands at the ball, instead of keeping the hands back and throwing the barrel at the ball.

    Watch how his hips turn way before the hands and bat go, and how long he keeps his hands near his armpit;



    Here is a basic sequence;

    Last edited by jbooth; 12-26-2012 at 08:54 PM.

  10. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to jbooth For This Useful Post:

    rdbass (12-26-2012),undergroundga (12-26-2012)

  11. #7
    Stupid Dad rdbass's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Not here.
    Posts
    4,767
    Thanks
    1,216
    Thanked 1,840 Times in 1,307 Posts

    Default


    JBooth thanks for this gif and the other gif posted in another post. Alot to learn there. For the average dad easy to follow. I'm a visual learner and get kind of lost in some of the explainations.
    HITTING 24/7

  12. The Following User Says Thank You to rdbass For This Useful Post:

    undergroundga (12-26-2012)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Segment -- Burn -- Conversion --