In this episode, Gerry has the chance to talk to University of Texas at San Antonio hitting coach Carlton Salters.
Carlton has a terrific understanding of overall movement of the body and has done an exceptional job of applying this understanding to improving hitters.
Gerry and Carlton talk over the core principles that drive his teaching of hitting involving barrel depth, rearward barrel action and a general idea of the action of the shoulders. Additionally, he explains his mission to empower and educate his hitters so they have a growing tool box and knowledge to be their own coach.
Then, the conversation turns to the use technology in hitting and how it has changed the game. Carlton discusses how he uses tech and what he values the most. Finally, the conversation finishes with the importance of strength training principles and movement patterns in building elite hitters.
This episode is a must for all players, athletes, parents and coaches who want to learn more about hitting and also how the human body moves and works!