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 Ways to Develop Your Softball Hitting Performance 
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Ways to Develop Your Softball Hitting Performance
by: Marc Dagenais

It is very obvious that being a hitter is the most complicated position in a softball team. A lot of responsibilities are on the hands of the hitter. It is usually said that the success of the game lies on the hands of the hitter since he has this power to make or break the game. This is the biggest reason why every player must undergo rigorous trainings and softball hitting drills. There is a need for each player to be able to hit the ball accurately and they can only do this if they already know loads of techniques in hitting and if they have already undergone tons of trainings.

Before a player will know the most complicated techniques, there is a need to concentrate first on the basic strategies. The first and most important thing that a player must focus on is the swing. One can’t hit the ball if he doesn’t know how to swing perfectly. Practicing this thing everyday can help a lot. If you will keep on doing this then for sure you will learn each day. You need to know the proper and most efficient way to need of swinging the bat. But before that you must also develop the way you hold and the way you control the bat because your swing will depend on how you hold the bat.

Aside from practicing the way you swing, there are still a lot of things that you need to do before you will be able to call yourself excellent in softball hitting. The next thing that you must do is to find your style in hitting and determine what your technique really is. You must know that softball players vary when it comes to their style in a certain skill. And you certainly have a different style. You must discover this so that you will be comfortable with it and by determining it you will be able to know where you excel and where you don’t excel. Because of this, you will surely know the specific thing that you need to develop.

If you really want to become an excellent hitter, you must be very clever. You must be able to read what is going on the pitcher’s mind. There is a great need for you to analyze the way he moves. Your next move will depend on the way he moves.

Apart from analyzing the pitcher, you must also be choosy when it comes to your bat. You bat is your greatest weapon in softball hitting. So in buying it and choosing it, you have to make sure that you got the right and magnificent bat that suits you. Make sure that you are comfortable with the bat that you’re using because if not, this will certainly affect the way you hit and this will not have a good impact on your overall performance. On top of it all, you need to be more focus. Your mind must also be active because using the brain is also needed here.

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Marc Dagenais, MHK, CSCS, is a softball peak performance coach that helps players and teams hit with more power, run faster, throw harder, become mentally tougher, and be more dominant on the softball field. Visit us and sign-up to get tons of great FREE softball.
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