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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…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
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.