This course is crucial for those looking to enhance their abilities as a hitter, not just a swinger. Learn the mental side of hitting and developing an approach at the plate. It will explain the basics of what pitches do, all the way to learning how to focus and create confidence at the plate.
The following topics are discussed in the manual:
- Becoming a Complete Hitter
- Understanding Pitches
- Understanding a Pitcher’s Style
- Quality At-Bat
- Evolution of an At-Bat
- Passive vs Patient
- Seeing vs Looking for Pitches
- Power of a Notebook & Pen
- Process Goals
- Hitters Pre-Game Checklist
- What Scouts look for in Hitters
- Mental Hitting Drills
- Also includes a special section on Base Running!
If you are a young hitter or advanced, you are sure to pick up some great material in The Mental Side of Hitting by Red Alert Baseball.
Learn how to hit, not just swing!
“When I retired and went into amateur ball, I could see the difference. Kids hardly practice anymore. They never come to practice, they only come to tournaments. You can’t teach as much stuff. I’m trying to find a stopgap for that.”
Rob Bowen, Former MLB Catcher
Rob is a former switch-hitting Major League Catcher that played for the Minnesota Twins, San Diego Padres, Chicago Cubs, and the Oakland Athletics. He spent 10 years in professional baseball including 5 seasons in the Major Leagues. After playing with and against some of the games best players and future Hall of Famers, Rob has amassed an enormous amount of knowledge along the way.
Rob is also the founder of Red Alert Baseball and the National Catching Coordinator for Chandler Baseball, a nation-wide amateur program designed and modeled after a professional baseball organization.
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