6 Tips To Help You Hit Slow Pitching | Patrick Jones

Liquid error: Nil location provided. Can't build URI.

Listen: Youtube | Apple Podcasts | Spotify

 

In this podcast, Patrick Jones, a former hitting coach for the Baltimore Orioles, addresses the challenge of hitting slow pitching. He emphasizes six key strategies for success: managing expectations to avoid negative outcomes, treating slow pitchers like any other, focusing on being selective by shrinking the hitting zone, exaggerating approaches to counteract timing issues, maintaining a positive mindset regardless of past struggles, and occasionally sacrificing at-bats to reset mentally. Patrick stresses the importance of specific practice routines to develop comfort with slower speeds and advises against overly stressing about immediate results, advocating instead for a long-term approach to hitting success.

 

Patrick Jones Contact Information: 



Twitter
 

Instagram

Facebook

LinkedIn

 

Website: 

 

https://patrickjonesbaseball.com

Hit with us in Cincinnati, Ohio: https://www.patrickjonesbaseball.com/contact

The Hitting Chronicle Newsletter: https://www.patrickjonesbaseball.com/THC

 

Timestamps

 

[01:07] Managing Expectations

[04:17] Shrinking the Zone

[08:15] Overcoming the Challenge of Slow Pitching

[09:48] Balancing Aggression, Exaggerating Approach, and Staying Relaxed

[12:58] Be Specific

[14:12] Sacrificing an At-Bat

[18:47] Practice Being Late

Developing Hitters

Join 5k+ coaches to the Hitting Chronicle.

Every Tuesday morning, you'll get 1 actionable tip to help hitters develop.