Foundations of Hitting

Instructors :

Driveline Baseball Driveline Baseball

Welcome to Driveline’s Foundations of Hitting Certification.

What to Expect

This course contains 30 videos & quizzes teaching the fundamentals of training and programming hitters

This course is designed to teach the basics of sport science, a framework for hitting mechanics, the basics of different hitting technology and assessments, and programming templates

The Basic Questions

How long is my certification valid for?

Certifications are good for a year after completing the online course.

What is included in the price?

$599 includes access to all video and quizzes (after one month, the price will increase to $699)

How do I stay certified?

To stay certified, you’ll need to stay current. There will be yearly “update” courses available to anyone who has completed certifications in the previous year. To maintain your certification, you will need to pay a small annual fee and complete the annual “update” coursework. Annual cost of recertification will be $59.

Will I be listed as certified on Driveline’s website or marketed in any way?

No. Coaches completing the certification will receive the designation of having completed the course but we will not market your completion. We will confirm your completion or non-completion of coursework to third parties upon proof of a coach marketing themselves as “certified” or having completed the course.

What rights do I have to use Driveline in my own marketing of my program, facility or skills?

Upon completion of the course, you will be certified in that course. We do not give permission to individuals or programs to represent they are “Driveline” (ex. “Driveline of Nevada” or “The only Driveline program in Moscow!”).

Representing your instructors as “Driveline-certified” or a variant is an appropriate designation.

Course Details

Foundations of Hitting has one component:

  1. A comprehensive online course

The online course contains 30 video lectures. These videos form the basis of the course material.

This portion contains videos teaching our fundamentals of training and programming hitters. Following each video is a short quiz focused on both general topics that the course covered and practical application of the information. each quiz has a passing percentage of (80%) that must be met before moving on to the next section.

Summary of Table of Contents

  • Basics of Sports Science
  • Anatomy, Physiology, and Kinesiology
  • The Load Phase and Loaded Position of the Swing
  • The Stride Phase and Launch Position of the swing
  • The Swing Phase and Impact Position
  • Explanation of movement with KVest
  • Hitter Vision
  • Bat Sensors
  • Batted Ball Metrics
  • General Programming
  • Specific Programming

More Questions

Curious about other parts of the course or certification process? See our FAQ here.

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