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    Is it just me or is there many good hitters using a high knee lift these days.
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    Speaking of high knee lifts, what do you think of this swing?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shawn View Post
    Speaking of high knee lifts, what do you think of this swing?

    weak IMO. no coil or load or whatever of the hips just leg lift and step
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shawn View Post
    Is it just me or is there many good hitters using a high knee lift these days.
    I use it as a drill.

    For many hitters it is an easy way to get the lead shoulder pulled down and in. Once felt in the drill it is easy to bring this action into one's normal swing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 4 girl's dad View Post
    weak IMO. no coil or load or whatever of the hips just leg lift and step
    I think your wrong , it's a BP swing and a very good one. The only youth eite swing I've ever seen posted.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shawn View Post
    I think your wrong , it's a BP swing and a very good one. The only youth eite swing I've ever seen posted.
    Wish I had some of DD in the cage last week. She was lifting and getting coiled at the same time.

    Im all for leg lift. Knee lift. What ever. But the swing above is just a lift. No added load. IMO.

    You asked about this batter in particular, right?
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    Quote Originally Posted by FiveFrameSwing View Post
    I use it as a drill.

    For many hitters it is an easy way to get the lead shoulder pulled down and in. Once felt in the drill it is easy to bring this action into one's normal swing.
    I like It as a drill as well, but not like the swing above. I want the knee to come back some too. To load the hip In the process. -
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shawn View Post
    Speaking of high knee lifts, what do you think of this swing?

    shifts to front side pivots around front leg/hip + arm swing + no tilt

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shawn View Post
    I think your wrong , it's a BP swing and a very good one. The only youth eite swing I've ever seen posted.
    Do you believe that a BP swing should be different from a game swing? From what you wrote here I feel that you may believe that the stress of hitting in a game will change the mechanics of a hitter? IMO the young man doesn't illustrate elite level mechanics and suffers from some of the same issues seen from hitters posted on this board.


    Edit: What do you see in this hitter that makes him elite?
    Last edited by DRDRODD; 06-15-2018 at 12:23 PM.

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    Shifts THEN swings....
    Shifts weight to front side then swings....
    Downward swing path...
    knob to the ball.....
    ect......
    You can only see what you want to see.......
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