I agree with that. some of the good hitters get away with that but for the average talented guy keeping it simple is often better since there is a good chance they don't get into launch position in time when they doing funky stuff like youkilis.
Originally Posted by tradosaurus
I'm not for oversimplifying things and killing all athleticism and important "micro moves" (as some "rotational hitting" coaches in these days do) but generally keeping it simply and not have too much unnessecary movements is better for most kids.
I think walks are overrated unless you can run. If you get a walk and put the pitcher in a stretch, that helps, but the guy who walks and can’t run, most of the time he’s clogging up the bases for somebody who can run. – Dusty Baker.