WEDNESDAY, MAR 16, 2011
What makes a great baseball hitter? Power, speed, stance, coil, stride, drive, and more. Here Coach Joe Brockoff, retired Tulane University baseball head coach and Hall of Fame inductee, shares some of the same batting tips he’s used to send 45 players to the pros using his Super 8 System.
Eliminate unnecessary action. Most hitters complicate the baseball hitting process, which adversely affects their ability to make contact with power and speed. Yet the process is simple: activity performed consistently and repeatedly, with only necessary steps will dramatically improve hitting proficiency.
Coach Brockoff’s simple, easily related, and precise system of eight hitting steps, or actions, tracks your hitting from the beginning of the process to the conclusion, eliminating unnecessary techniques, such as showmanship and bravado—styles that are more of a hindrance than a help.