WHERE DO YOU STAND: BAT SPEED

We have discussed at great length the necessity of bat speed here at the ABPA. Bat speed can be measured in terms of exit velocity of the baseball off the bat. We take this measurement with a wood bat off of a tee to make sure all of the variables are the same. What affects…

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COMPETE WITH YOURSELF…NOT THE OPPOSITION

Baseball is known as an individual sport played in a team setting with team concepts. While being a good teammate and team player are absolutely critical to having a winning team and being a successful player, the majority of the game is played by each player competing against themselves. When you begin to think about…

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SWING THE BAT HARD

Today, I’m discussing why you need to focus on swinging the bat as hard as you can instead of focusing on perfect mechanics. Remember, you end goal is to hit at a college and professional level. Without bat speed, that goal will not be attainable.  

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