Baseball Hitting Technique: Better Stance and The Right Bat

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Baseball Hitting Technique: Better Stance and The Right Bat

Choosing the right baseball bat and adjusting your stance will make a big difference in your baseball hitting technique.

Pick the bat with the correct length to weight ratio. That would be the length of your baseball bat minus the weight. For high school players -5 is the average while little league players should keep it in the -10 to -12 range. If your bat is 32 inches long and it weighs 20 ounces, the ratio would be -8. Choosing the right bat will improve your baseball hitting technique to get the most out of your swing.

Now that you have picked the right bat, you have to practice. If you don't have someone to pitch the baseball to you, head out to a hitting range with a baseball pitching machine. If you don't have one nearby, you can purchase a baseball pitching machine for $59 and up.

It's time to practice. MLB Hall of Fame player Cal Ripken says, learn your strike zone and stay on top of the ball. Stand on the balls of your feet and take a short step for better balance when swinging.

Practicing these tips will help improve you baseball hitting technique.



2/23/2012 8:21:16 PM
Andy said:

32 inch bat weigh at 20 oz would be a - 12 drop not - 8 drop


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