- Get drills to that progress through the basic mechanics of a balanced swing
- Learn to recognize pitch location and adjust your swing to increase power and explosiveness
- Identify the sweet spot on the bat, hit the ball square and maximize pop off the bat
- In 2014, Leghigh finished sixth in the nation in team batting average (.313)
with Fran Troyan, Lehigh University Head Coach;
over 575 career victories; 4x Patriot League Coach of the Year; he has led Lehigh to 14 Patriot League regular season titles (including 11 straight titles from 1999 to 2009), nine tournament crowns, and eight NCAA Tournament appearances.
Longtime Lehigh Head Coach Fran Troyan delivers an 8-step hitting progression that has made his Mountain Hawks fearsome hitters and consistent winners. Followng these progressions, Lehigh ranked in the Top 15 nationally in slugging percentage in 2014 (.426). In addition, Lehigh has led the Patroit League in hitting 7 of the last 9 years (2006-14) and Coach Troyan has developed seven of the last nine league batting champions during that time frame.
Coach Troyan takes you through his hitting progression and fully explains each step. The progression creates a balanced, explosive swing from start to finish. You will get everything a batter needs before the pitch arrives: A good mental approach, an effective stance, perfect grip, hand position and coil.
Hit the ball where it's placed using essential hip pivots and learn how to develop the Power V to get optimum energy through your swing.
Coach Troyan has a former player demonstrate each step and includes five essential drills to help hitters feel the important points of the eight steps. These drills break down and train the critical phases of the swing.
You will see how Troyan uses video with his team as he takes you, pitch-by-pitch, through several at-bats from a recent game. He uses slow motion to show the eight steps of his hitting progression and explains what he likes and what needs to be improved in each player's swing.
Coach Troyan incorporates the basic fundamentals of the swing into his 8-step hitting progression to deliver a clear road map of all the steps required to successfully hit the softball.
61 minutes. 2013.