Proper Swing Motion

  • Load and transfer -Begin the swing with a little to no step toward the pitcher. Do not pick the foot up high. It’s a very subtle lift and move forward.
  • The stance should remain closed –do not step out towards third.
  • Throw hands toward the ball, bringing bat through the hitting zone to hit the ball.
  • Squash the bug. As the hands come through, turn hips at the same time. The player should turn on the ball of back foot. Squashing the bug
  • Eyes should remain on the ball through impact.
  • Proper stance and swing should be balanced.