instructional fad where they say to swing slightly up in order to mimic the swing paths of Big League-rs in slow motion. In fact, many coaches purposely teach the opposite. I'm not a guru nor do I claim. What is the proper swing plane? This means that swing down, swing level and swing slightly up are all completely irrelevant. At this point we want to have our hands back and in a strong position (from our load usually around shoulder height. When speed is applied to the force (hands) along that path, the mass will begin to fall in order to follow the force. Ted uses the weight of the barrel to his advantage.
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Our goal is to keep this movement slow and in control. It is during this phase that you will first see the ball out of the pitchers hand. By over compensating to make our swing as short as possible, we lose the ability to produce bat speed. Or, return to the hub page for. Proper Swing Plane is a byproduct created by proper hand path and body movement.
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