There is only one way to develop fast hips for hitting a baseball – practice. Not only practice, incorporate the correct drills that force the correct hip turn. Then and only then will players begin to see the power they have to hit a baseball consistently and with authority. It would be nice to say this will come easily and or overnight, but the reality of it is that it takes thousands of repetitions to develop fast hips. With that in mind, hitters need to start at a young age and today, so they begin the process of using and squaring the hips when hitting a baseball. This is the 4th of a series of hitting drills and videos to help set players in that direction, as well as giving baseball youth coaches ways of teaching the correct hitting fundamentals. Good Luck. JP

Jack Perconte has dedicated his post-major league baseball career to helping youth. He has taught baseball and softball for the past 27 years. His playing, coaching and parenting stories create better experiences for athletes and parents. Jack has written over a thousand articles on coaching baseball and youth sports. Jack is the author of “The Making of a Hitter” now $5 and “Raising an Athlete.” His third book “Creating a Season to Remember” is in the works. Jack is a featured writer for Baseball the Magazine. You can also find Jack Perconte on YouTube with over 80 fun and innovative baseball instructional videos. 

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