The Hitting Edge
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BeschreibungWritten by top major league baseball coaches, this book reveals the secrets of successful hitting in the game. The "four phases of hitting" and a computer analysis of hitting strokes by current and former baseball players both feature.
InhaltsverzeichnisPart 1 Preparing for the pitch: attitude; focus; timing; balance; recognition; hitter's checklist. Part 2 Attacking with the swing: rotation; front-side blocking; bat lag and angle; high finish; key measurements; bunting. Part 3 Practicing hitting: drills; motivation.
PortraitAs a major league hitting coach for 12 years, Tom Robson knows what it takes to become a great hitter. A former Minor League Player of the Year and Pacific Coast MVP, Robson has coached hundreds of big leaguers, including Rafael Palmeiro, John Olerud, and Mike Piazza. Robson works with Bio-Kinetics, a company that uses computer-generated, three-dimensional motion analysis to help athletes maximize performance through proper biomechanics. He lives in Tempe, Arizona.
Pressestimmen""""Even if you have the ability to hit you still need great information and lots of reinforcement to keep getting better." The Hitting Edge "gives you that information and inspiration, just as Tom's coaching has helped me become a productive Major League hitter."""
San Francisco Giants
"""In working with Tom the past 15 years, I've seen him make bad hitters good and good hitters better. This book will give the true essence of hitting to those who want to learn."""
Untertitel: Empfohlen ab 18 Jahre. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: HUMAN KINETICS
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2003
Seitenanzahl: 192 Seiten