You are here: Home > Tips, Drills & Articles
Browse our library of FREE tips, articles and drills on hitting, fielding, pitching, catching, coaching and more. We are constantly adding new articles, so check back soon for more great baseball instruction from some of the top names in baseball coaching! Have your own batting tips, drills or baseball coaching articles? Submit them to us at info at hittingworld.com
Sort By:
Page of 1
Baseball Hitting Tips & Batting Tips 20 Great Hitting Tips

Over 20 great hitting tips for players of all ages!

By HittingWorld.com
Wood Bats - Maple vs Ash vs Birch Maple, Ash & More: Which Wood Type is Best?

Maple, Ash, Birch & Bamboo: What are the key differences, and which wood is best for baseball bats?

By HittingWorld.com
Dave Hudgens Hitting Article 50/50 Hitting

A great article by a MLB hitting coach that sheds light on the Linear vs Rotational swing debate.

By Dave Hudgens
Dave Hudgens Hitting Article The Crucial Power Swing Sequence

MLB hitting coach Dave Hudgens explains the fundamental sequences of the swing.

By Dave Hudgens
Dave Hudgens Hitting Article How Does the Aluminum Bat Hurt Your Swing?

MLB hitting coach Dave Hudgens explains the long term problems caused by using an aluminum bat.

By Dave Hudgens
Dave Hudgens Hitting Article Key Cues for Hitting Success

MLB hitting coach Dave Hudgens discusses effective communication skills between coaches and hitters.

By Dave Hudgens
Dave Hudgens Hitting Article Conquering the Curveball

MLB hitting coach Dave Hudgens provides insight and 5 key drills for mastering the curveball.

By Dave Hudgens
Jordan Hudgens Hitting Article Becoming a Complete Hitter

Hitting instructor Jordan Hudgens discusses hitting to the opposite field and using the entire field.

By Jordan Hudgens
Dave Hudgens Hitting Article Don't Get Caught Following Bad Hitting Advice!

MLB hitting coach Dave Hudgens exposes common hitting fallacies that are taught to young hitters.

By Dave Hudgens
Dave Hudgens Hitting Article Miguel Tejada and the Dominican Dream

MLB hitting coach Dave Hudgens reflects on the many hardships that Dominican players face.

By Dave Hudgens
Youth Baseball Practice Article Youth Baseball Practices Donít Have To Be Long To Be Good

Coach Marty Schupak gives advice on how to run an efficient and effective baseball practice.

By Marty Schupak
Getting Kids to Practice on Time  Article Getting Kids to Practice on Time

Coach Marty Schupak shares good ideas on how to get kids to practice on time.

By Marty Schupak
Practice When No Field Is Available Article Practice When No Field Is Available

Coach Marty Schupak on how to still run a great practice even without a field.

By Marty Schupak
Youth Baseball Parents Meeting Article The Parents Meeting: A Must for The Youth Baseball Coach

Coach Marty Schupak on the importance of setting expectations with parents before the season starts.

By Marty Schupak
Bunt Young, Bunt Often Article Bunt Young, Bunt Often

Coach Marty Schupak stresses the importance of bunting.

By Marty Schupak
Pitching Burnout Article Pitching Burnout in Baseball

Coach Marty Schupak discusses how to avoid the over-use of youth pitchers.

By Marty Schupak
Running A Youth Baseball Fall League Running A Youth Baseball Fall League

Coach Marty Schupak on the merits of playing baseball in the fall.

By Marty Schupak
Youth Baseball Tryouts and The Draft Youth Baseball Tryouts and The Draft

Coach Marty Schupak on ensuring a fair tryout process and having a balanced league.

By Marty Schupak
Don't Ever Teach Your Catchers to Frame a Pitch! Don't Ever Teach Your Catchers to Frame a Pitch!

Coach Dave Weaver sheds light on the 4 laws of good receiving technique for baseball catchers.

By Dave Weaver
You Call This Baseball? You Call This Baseball?

Coach Dave Weaver discusses taking the pressure off the pitcher and catcher in youth leagues.

By Dave Weaver
The Most Wasted 20 Minutes in a Catcher's Life The Most Wasted 20 Minutes in a Catcher's Life

Coach Dave Weaver on how to structure meaningful use of practice time for catchers.

By Dave Weaver
Fielding Passed Balls Fielding Passed Balls

Coach Dave Weaver on proper catching technique for passed balls and wild pitches.

By Dave Weaver
Proper Fielding Technique for Bunts Proper Fielding Technique for Bunts

Coach Dave Weaver on proper catching technique for fielding bunts.

By Dave Weaver
How to Handle Foul Pops How to Handle Foul Pops

Coach Dave Weaver on proper catching technique for fielding foul pops.

By Dave Weaver
Practice Organization Practice Organization

Coach Pete Caliendo on how to organize fun and effective baseball practices.

By Pete Caliendo
Run Quality Practices with Stations Run Quality Practices with Stations

Coach Olan Suddeth on how to take advantage of your practice time using stations.

By Olan Suddeth
The Best Hitting Stations for Baseball Practice The Best Hitting Stations for Baseball Practice

Coach Olan Suddeth elaborates on using stations as part of practice.

By Olan Suddeth
Increase Batting Power with an Old Tire Increase Batting Power with an Old Tire

Coach Olan Suddeth on how a tire can help you hit for more power.

By Olan Suddeth
The Classic Fence Drill The Classic Fence Drill

Coach Olan Suddeth on how the fence drill can correct multiple hitting flaws.

By Olan Suddeth
Making Practice Fun and Effective Making Practice Fun and Effective

Coach Olan Suddeth offers ideas for productive practices that are fun for the players.

By Olan Suddeth
The Bucket Drill - Improve Throwing Accuracy The Bucket Drill - Improve Throwing Accuracy

Coach Olan Suddeth discusses a fun and competitive quick release throwing drill.

By Olan Suddeth
How to Select a Proper Youth Baseball Bat How to Select a Proper Youth Baseball Bat

Coach Olan Suddeth on selecting the right aluminum bat for your youth hitter.

By Olan Suddeth
Use Colored Dots to Improve Batter Recognition Use Colored Dots to Improve Batter Recognition

Coach Olan Suddeth shares an effective drill for vision training and pitch recognition.

By Olan Suddeth
Shorten Your Swing with One Handed Drills Shorten Your Swing with One Handed Drills

Bryan Sidensol details an effective drill to build a short, compact swing.

By Bryan Sidensol
Offeason Training Ideas for Hitters Offeason Training Ideas for Hitters

Bryan Sidensol on ideas to keep hitters sharp during the offeason.

By Bryan Sidensol
The Art of Bunting The Art of Bunting

Bryan Sidensol on proper sacrifice and drag bunting technique.

By Bryan Sidensol
Evaluating a Catcher's Release Evaluating a Catcher's Release

Coach Dave Weaver breaks down the 3 components of a catcher's release.

By Dave Weaver
Rundowns: Slam Dunks of Defensive Baseball Rundowns: Slam Dunks of Defensive Baseball

Coach Brian Priebe on proper execution of the rundown.

By Brian Priebe
What You Have to Know as a Base Coach What You Have to Know as a Base Coach

Coach Brian Priebe on the fundamentals of base coaching.

By Brian Priebe
"Signing" On and Off: Ways and Means of Running an Aggressive Offense from the Coaching Box and Dugout "Signing" On and Off

Coach Brian Priebe shares tips for proper use of signs for an aggressive offense.

By Brian Priebe
The Pitcher's Second Shift The Pitcher's Second Shift

Coach Brian Priebe discusses fielding techniques and responsibilities for pitchers.

By Brian Priebe
Hitting Tips Hitting Tips

Minor League Batting Champ offers tips to increase batting average and hit offspeed pitches.

By Ben Boulware
Wood Bats: The Ultimate Training Tool Wood Bats: The Ultimate Training Tool

How training with wood bats can dramatically help your team's production...

By Jerry Kreber
Blocking is the Easy Part Blocking is the Easy Part

Coach Dave Weaver shares tips on passed balls to help youth catchers.

By Dave Weaver
Proper Throwing Techniques Proper Throwing Techniques

Al Dilz gives tips on proper throwing technique for young ballplayers.

By Al Dilz
A Pitcher's Nutrition Plan A Pitcher's Nutrition Plan

Dan Gazaway shares tips on proper diet for pitchers.

By Dan Gazaway
Smart Pitchers Set Goals Smart Pitchers Set Goals

No professional athlete gets where they are without having clearly defined goals.

By Dan Gazaway
Pitching Success: Reaching a Higher Level Pitching Success: Reaching a Higher Level

Dan Gazaway offers 5 key pitching tips to achieve success on the mound.

By Dan Gazaway
Incorporating Proper Pitching Technique Incorporating Proper Pitching Technique

Throwing the ball correctly is vital to your success as a pitcher!

By Dan Gazaway
Baseball Drills from Pro Tryouts Baseball Drills from Pro Tryouts: Show Your Child What It's Like To Become A Pro

You and your youth ballplayer can learn a lot by visiting a professional baseball tryout.

By Matt McDermott
Coaching the Beginning Pitcher: The Third-to-First Move Coaching the Beginning Pitcher: The Third-to-First Move

A properly executed 3rd-to-1st pickoff move can kill a rally and get a pitcher out of a jam.

By Dan Keller
How to Get Greater Bat Speed Greater Bat Speed Can Make a Winner

Coach Dennis Nemo Tessicini on how to increase bat speed through underload training.

By Coach Dennis Nemo Tessicini
Baseball Catching Tips from Brent Mayne Brent Mayne's "Art of Catching" Tips

A collection of great catching tips from longtime Big League Catcher Brent Mayne.

By Brent Mayne