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Tracy Clark
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  • Coatesville, PA
  • United States
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Bats:
Right
Throws:
Right
Type of hitter... Power? Average? Slap? Pull?
Average
I currently:
Coach Baseball, Am a Hitting Instructor, Am a Pitching Instructor, Coach Teeball, Scout Baseball, Am a Baseball Author
Baseball Playing Experience:
Teeball, Little League, Babe Ruth, High School, American Legion, College
Baseball Coaching Experience:
Teeball, Little League, Babe Ruth, College
Baseball Umpiring Experience
None
Softball Playing Experience:
None
Website:
http://www.balancehitting.com

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Balance Bat Reserach

Posted on December 2, 2016 at 11:01am 0 Comments

I'm about a month out of completing my research on the Balance Bat and I thought I would post a Pre-Release report to get some feedback. The current research is intended to disprove the impact of the Balance Bat. In simple terms, the I am working to prove that the Balance Bat does not work and in fact prove that the Balance Bat does not significantly improve a player’s swing performance. 

My thought process may not be streamlined and in some ways crazy, but for me I am a…

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Bat Path and Nike Swoosh Momentum

Posted on November 22, 2016 at 11:00am 2 Comments

If you want to hit a 105 mph fastball or stay back on a -10 change up you better start studying pitchers. Your study session is not what pitch they will throw in certain pitch count, but you better study how they train and create so much momentum.

A player wants to square the barrel to the ball with as much force as possible. To achieve this a player must apply Newton’s 2nd Law of Inertia. Newton's second law of motion can be formally stated as follows: The…

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Teaching New Swing Patterns

Posted on November 16, 2016 at 8:05am 16 Comments

Helping a player understand a new pattern or how to feel a new pattern within their swing it tough. Past practices were to talk a player into the new pattern and lots of reps. We all know that is not the best solution. Taking swings in a cage does not improve the pattern; it only reinforces a poor pattern.

Daniel Coyle, the author of…

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Balance Bat Improving Batting Average & Power Numbers of a MiLB Player

Posted on September 27, 2015 at 10:05pm 0 Comments

The Balance Bat is a training bat that is being used by MiLB, college, and youth players to improve their swings and overcome pitch velocity. One such MiLB player has improved both his batting average and power numbers since using the full size 32″ Balance Bat. Juan uses the bat during his batting practice routine and on his off days. He feels that the Balance Bat shortens his swing path and helps keep his hands connected to his body. In addition, Juan feels late wrist drive.

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At 10:48pm on September 26, 2015, Bill Stanton said…

Tracy- Thanks for joining us at CheckSwing! I am the Founder of this baseball community and excited to have you with us. Have a great time making new connections and talking baseball. Please invite any players and coaches that you know to join us as well. Enjoy!

 
 
 

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