About Bob Olah & Hitting Answers

“I always had a passion to develop my hitting power and bat speed with correct mechanics and to hit a ball farther and farther more consistently with hitting drills and exercises reaching that goal recently in 2012 of hitting a softball over 500 ft. verified.I want to instruct others for baseball and softball on hitting power and distance more correctly, more often…” ~Bob Olah, HittingAnswers.com founder.

Bob Olah brings over 35 years baseball experience to the table.


bio1PLAYING BALL

  • Little league
  • Police athletic league
  • Senior league
  • High school ball–started varsity as a freshman
  • CT high school record for most home runs
  • All CCIAC and all-state 3 years in a row
  • Drafted by NEW YORK METS out of high school and played for organization for 6 years
  • Played slowpitch softball (PROFESSIONAL SUPER MAJOR PLAYER) with numerous teams
  • Played ball for MICHEAL BOLTONS BOMBERS SOFTBALL TEAM FOR 8 YEARS
  • Still presently playing travel softball for Reebok

bio6COACHING

  • Little league all ages
  • Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) travel baseball teams 9 to 13 years old
  • Babe Ruth hitting instructor for ages 9 to 18 yrs old

INSTRUCTING

  • Teaching hitters baseball / softball mechanics of swing
  • Hitting development for distance, increase of bat speed, hand eye coordination, positive mental approach, increasing rotational power, batting practice, changes through the season
  • Baseball Camp Coordinator
  • Bob Olah’s big league experience at local high school ages 6 to 12 every spring and summer for local kids on learning the right way to hit, field and running the bases

Bob Olah Barry Bonds

Bob Olah with Barry Bonds.


bio2HITTING IMPROVEMENT COACHING

  • Instructs personal hitting lessons
  • Improvement in swing mechanics, bat speed, positive mental approach, hitting ball harder, increasing hitting distance, baseball weight training/conditioning/running
  • Teaching new batters how to hit
  • Teaching how to stay with a hitting and conditioning program throughout the season
  • Teaching when to make changes through the season and adjust batting practice time, and conditioning to stay stronger longer through the season with less chance for any type of slumps or injury

bio5PROFESSIONAL AND ATHLETIC CERTIFICATIONS

  • State of Connecticut coaching certification
  • Certification in personal training
  • Certification in strength and conditioning

about7PERSONAL ONLINE HITTING INSTRUCTION FOR ALL HITTERS AROUND THE WORLD

  • Instructing hitters in Canada and the United States
  • Weekly author in functional hitting ideas year round for ballplayers and off season for conditioning
  • Personal online weekly hitting instruction

I cannot provide the exact formula for success, but I can furnish a formula for failure. Give hitters what they want: hundreds of swings in batting practice, easy, same speed, down the middle pitches…… Instead of that, I supply them with actual game situation pitches.

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