Hitting and Pitching DVDs
On occasion, I get questions about my hitting and pitching DVDs. Here are some of
the more common ones and my answers to them.
$50 is a lot of money for a DVD. How can you justify charging
While $50 is a fair bit of money, most people spend far
more than that on hitting or pitching lessons. By buying my DVDs, and
getting access to the information on my client site, you
will ensure that you do not waste the money that you spend on lessons. In
fact, and if you are so inclined, my DVDs will enable you to become
your child's hitting and/or pitching coach. The odds are that you
will end up doing a better job than any of the instructors that your
child's teammates are being sent to.
Some people sell Rotational Hitting DVDs for far less than $50.
Why shouldn't I buy one of those DVDs?
I have looked at some of those DVDs. Some do not teach everything
that is necessary to develop a high-level swing. Others are full of
drills and cues that will create a linear swing, not a rotational
swing. In contrast,
my experience with Andres Torres should make it clear that I
know how to develop a high-level swing.
but your DVDs
produced back in 2008
and 2009. Have
While I update my DVDs every few years, I also use my private
client site to push the latest, updated information out to my
clients. I usually update my hitting and pitching websites weekly,
if not daily. I am also looking at ways of putting the video clips
from my DVDs on my client site.
do you have
I currently have approximately 50 hitting flipbooks and 25
pitching flipbooks. I usually add new flipbooks every month or so.
In terms of video clips, I have hundreds of clips in my video
library and make them available to my clients.
I am considering ordering your rotational hitting DVD for my
daughter. She is looking to develop more power. I am concerned with
one aspect, which is the "uppercut swing" that goes along with the
rotational hitting. I understand & agree 100% with the idea of the
slight (10-15 degree) uppercut with regard to baseball..and you
state it very well on your site: "...since every pitch crosses the
plate on a slight downward angle, the way to hit pitches squarely is
to swing with a slight uppercut". However, in softball, due to the
flat pitchers mound and the underhand delivery, the pitches
typically cross the plate flat or on a slight upward angle. So my
question is how is it beneficial to swing with a slight uppercut in
this scenario? It would seem this is directly contrary to the
I have studied this in depth and have yet to find a fast pitch
softball pitch that actually rises through the Point Of Contact.
Most pitches are descending or are at most level to the ground, and
when good hitters put good swings on these level pitches, they swing
with a slight uppercut. That is why the baseball and fast pitch
softball swings are essentially identical.
Comparison of the Swings of
Albert Pujols and Megan Bush
The thing to notice is how, while they load and get to front
heel plant position differently, once their front heels plant
their swings are basically identical through the extension
The baseball swing and the
fast pitch softball swing are the same for a very simple reason; while
men and women typically have significantly different levels of upper body strength, all able-bodied
people, regardless of their sex, have roughly proportional levels of core strength
(because it's the key to walking and running).
Because Rotational Hitting lets you tap into the large muscles
of the core, it is very efficient and as a result tends to be
the predominant swing pattern at the highest levels of both
baseball and fast pitch softball.
Matsuzaka and Jonathan
and I'd like
I have clips of Papelbon but not Matsuzaka. In general, I do take
requests and will try to get videos of players that people are
I live in France. I hope that shipping will not cost a lot
I don't have a problem shipping internationally using first class
mail. It takes a bit longer due to customs, but most of the time the
DVD will arrive within a week or two. I also created my client web
site so that my international clients can immediately access my
information and avoid the hassles of customs delays.
There are so many DVD available about Pitching and
Hitting, with a lot of good comments, why should I bought your DVD
and not one of the bestseller on Amazon?
My DVDs contain the latest, best, easiest to understand
information. My information has also been proven to work at the
major league level by
clients like Andres Torres of the San Francisco Giants.
Your website looks very cheap! Why?
I have chosen to focus on making
my website easy to read not flashy (and thus harder to read). I have
also spent the bulk of my time and
money on acquiring as many high-quality video clips of the best
hitters and pitchers as possible.