Hit The Ball Harder. Consistently.

Data proves hard hit baseballs increase your likelihood of success in the batter's box. Consistently hitting the ball hard requires the combination high velocity bat speed, quality of contact, and swing decision skills.

Coach Powers builds his custom training programs using research based methods to improve:

  • Bat speed skills
  • Quality of contact skills
  • Swing Decision skills

Meet Coach Connor Powers

Connor Powers is a former Division 1 Standout and professional baseball player. After he finished his minor league career with the San Diego Padres he set out to help as many hitters reach their goals that he could.

He started DeadRedHitting.com in 2012 and has helped over 50,000 parents, players, and coaches who have come to this site seeking information in the form of videos, articles, hitting drills, and digital training programs.

He created this site in hopes of fostering a positive learning environment for all parents, players, and coaches to come and learn.

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Hitting Lessons

$150 per hour or $75 per half hour

Swing Analysis

  • 5 Minute Analysis of Your Swing
  • Personalized Hitting Plan with Pre-Recorded Drills
  • 25% Off Your Next Video Analysis

Simple Baseball & Softball Hitting Drill For Timing

By Connor Powers | April 28, 2021

Hitters struggling with timing isn’t anything out of the ordinary, especially at the beginning of a season. Because of the individualized nature of timing I look at timing as a skill each hitter needs to develop through a set of exercises or skill developing activities like the drill from the video above. This hitting drill…