SIDE BEND DRILL

Help your hitters feel the proper side bend to start their swing.


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The side bend drill is really helpful for hitters to start to learn how to side bend after launch position and not automatically just take their back shoulder straight to the ball. So we're using this tool called Title Tank and there's different sizes with this, so make sure you're getting the appropriate size based on the age of your hitter. If you don't have a Tidal Tank, you can just use a two liter, soda bottle as the prop for this drill.

Have your hitter get to a good launch position, with a slight angle down with the front shoulder. From there, you want the hitter to side bend and see that water swoosh backwards.

The key here that we are trying to teach is not taking the shoulders straight to the ball and "spinning" towards it. That first move should be side bending where we can see the water dump back.

You want this move to be quick, just like the hitter would in a game. You can have the hitter progress from starting at launch position, and then you can have them start to go from their normal starting stance all the way through.


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