Launch Angle & Exit Velocity: Before And After

PITTSBURGH(1 min read) In Part 5 of “How Technology Unlocked My True Potential At The Plate” at the 2017 American Baseball Coaches Association Convention, Pro Swing Rx Master Hitting Instructor Dan Koosed continues his look at different case studies showing the before & after effects of teaching a swing that lends itself to a higher launch angle along with a larger exit velocity.

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‘Unlocking The Handcuffs’ Through Launch Angle & Exit Velocity

PITTSBURGH(1 min read) In Part 4 of Dr. Buddy Clark and Dan Koosed’s presentation at the 2017 American Baseball Coaches Association Convention, “How Technology Unlocked My True Potential At The Plate”, Mr. Koosed looks at a case study of an advanced, 12U youth player who increased his exit velocity and launch angle and ultimately, his outcome potential & results.

As Mr. Koosed so eloquently puts it in the above video:

“It’s very easy to teach this stuff when you have the right information to unlock the handcuffs”

In case you missed Parts 1, 2 or 3, of “How Technology Unlocked My True Potential At The Plate”, please see the embedded video links below.

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How To Determine Launch Angles in the Batting Cage

PITTSBURGH(3 min read) As part of Dr. Buddy Clark and Dan Koosed’s presentation at the 2017 ABCA Convention How Technology Unlocked My True Potential At The Plate“, Mr. Koosed – Master Hitting Instructor at Pro Swing Rx in Anaheim, Calif. – touched on a topic at the crux of today’s modern swing instruction.

How to first understand (and then teach) the ideal swing to achieve the best possible launch angle results.

As Mr. Koosed points out in the above video, combining high exit velocity with a launch angle between 10° degrees and 30° degrees will likely lead to the best desired outcome. 

However, if one is not able to spend thousands of dollars on modern-day, high-tech equipment that can measure that specific metric, how does one go about calculating launch angles in order to have the ability to properly teach it? 

As Mr. Koosed illustrates in our video, there is a quick, easy, simple way that involves turning one’s batting cage into a measuring device with just a few pieces of tape and a tape measure.

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Coastal Carolina Becomes Diamond Kinetics’ Third Premier Collegiate Partner

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PITTSBURGH(2 min read) Diamond Kinetics is proud to welcome the 2016 College World Series National Champion Coastal Carolina Chanticleers as the third Premier Collegiate Partner powered by Diamond Kinetics and SwingTracker.

Led by eight-time Big South Coach of the Year Gary Gilmore, Coastal Carolina finished last season with a 55-18 record, capped off by a dramatic 4-3 win over the Arizona Wildcats in the deciding Game 3 of the CWS. The Chanticleers won all six elimination games they faced on their way to the 2016 title.

“We are extremely excited to partner with Diamond Kinetics,” Gilmore said. “Their products are cutting edge and will help us immensely. As a program that thrives on player development, this product will help us improve and take our training to another level.”

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Prep Baseball Report Partners With Diamond Kinetics

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PITTSBURGH – Diamond Kinetics is pleased to announce its partnership with Prep Baseball Report, one of the most highly-regarded and respected scouting services in the country.

Since its inception in 2005, Prep Baseball Report has been on the vanguard of promoting high school baseball while helping prep athletes play baseball at the next level.

Prep Baseball Report is the No. 1 resource for high school baseball in multiple states through a variety of showcase events, boots-on-the-ground scouting staff, daily coverage, and multimedia platforms.

With this partnership, Prep Baseball Report will add SwingTracker – the most comprehensive swing analysis system for baseball players on the market today – to their exclusive showcase events.

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