Coach David Newhan explains two major factors that go into pitch recognition: getting into position slow, early and easy, and making the right observations to enhance your understanding of what pitch is coming next.
Coach Bernhardt leads this Little League Tee Ball series on the basics of hitting. Remember his words as you progress through this series, that as a young athlete, there's nothing more fun than hitting.
As a coach, you want your players to have success at the plate, so be sure to set the tee correctly in height and position. When your player makes contact, they'll remember that, and they'll want to keep playing.