Adjusting to off-speed

Adjusting to Off-Speed Adjusting to Off-Speed As I mentioned in an earlier post, Warren Spahn was quoted as saying “Hitting is timing and pitching is upsetting timing.”  One of the ways that pitchers try to upset a hitter’s timing is by changing speeds.  So how do...
Timing Part III: A Hitter’s Response

Timing Part III: A Hitter’s Response

Timing Part III: A Hitter's Response Timing Part III: A Hitter’s Response This is the final post is a series of posts about timing and adjustments between pitchers and hitters. If you’ve missed either of the first two, you can get caught up here. Timing Part I:...
Timing Part I: Hitter’s Perspective

Timing Part I: Hitter’s Perspective

Timing Part I: Hitter's Perspective Timing Part I: Hitter’s Perspective Timing seems to be one of those concepts that people throw around a lot but have a hard time explaining. I’m sure we’ve all heard the quote from Warren Spahn that “Hitting is timing and...
DD 030: Curt Wilson, Inspiration Academy Baseball

DD 030: Curt Wilson, Inspiration Academy Baseball

This is the second part of the two part special with Curt Wilson of Inspiration Academy Baseball. We continue talking about the four pillars of the swing, how he works with his hitters and why it’s important that players understand the swing.  That’s next on this...
DD 029: Curt Wilson, Inspiration Academy Baseball

DD 029: Curt Wilson, Inspiration Academy Baseball

This is the first part of a two part special with Curt Wilson. Curt is the hitting coach for Inspiration Academy Baseball.  We’ll discuss how he got his start in baseball along with his thoughts on hitting including the four pillars that he focuses on.  That’s next on...