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 Softball Hitting Tips and Your Attitude 
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Softball Hitting Tips and Your Attitude
by: Marc Dagenais

Most people are engaged in different kinds of sports. This only shows that people are active individuals who also love to do some physical activities. Although some sports are risky, others are beneficial to health. Among the popular sports nowadays is softball. This can be played by young and adults alike as a hobby or for sports competition.

One of the most exciting part of this game is softball hitting. Once a player of a certain team is holding a bat, all eyes are nailed on him. That’s why a softball player should be a good hitter. Otherwise, he will only receive boo’s from the crowds. No wonder many players pay much attention to this skill. They regularly enhance this skill through sorts of drills.

The most crucial thing about softball hitting is that the success of a team depends largely on this skill. A team of good hitters is seemingly the most advantageous among other teams. If you want to stay on the game as a player, you must be skilled at this considered ultimate weapon skill. But mastery of this skill is achieved only through a series of drills.

In softball hitting, there are important things that you need to consider and remember. Among these considerations include the right choose of a bat, your grip, your stance, your swing, and the timing. A coach must carefully observe these areas when it comes to hitting.

When it comes to choosing of a softball hitting bat, the size and weight matters. It should be a bat to which you are comfortable with to handle. To be more specific, it should not be too large or extremely heavy. Heavy bats will only affect your hitting speed and timing.

When holding the bat, your grip should be in a way that your hands are at eased. Don’t hold it too tight or too wobbly. You must also observe the proper stance in softball hitting. This refers to the correct position of your body before hitting. When it comes to this aspect, you should be standing with your feet a little wider on your shoulder in distance across. A good stance will enable to have a good swing followed by a powerful hit. However, don’t take a stance where you are not relaxed with. Don’t push yourself or else, you will only ruin the game.

Softball hitting also requires perfect timing. In fact, this is very important. Given that you have a good stance with a right bat, but if you can’t hit the ball at the right time, all will be useless. That’s why trainings and practices are necessary in order to achieve the perfect timing. Practicing regularly increases the chances of perfecting this required timing skill. Thus, you must also have the attitude of perseverance. Don’t ever lose hope! That’s the spirit of a determined softball player. He finds ways simply to improve himself whatever it takes. In due course, you will certainly attain what you desire through your positive attitude.

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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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