How to Have a Proper Batting Stance

Have you ever struggled with batting? Maybe it's because you have an improper batting stance. A proper batting stance may be the key to success.

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How to Have a Proper Batting Stance
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Tape the paper or base to a hard surface.

Tape the paper or base to a hard surface.

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Using the tape, make two rectangular boxes on either side of the base, big enough to stand in. This simulates a batter's box.

Using the tape, make two rectangular boxes on either side of the base, big enough to stand in. This simulates a batter's box.

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When holding the bat, point your two pointer fingers so they are parallel.

When holding the bat, point your two pointer fingers so they are parallel.

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Step in the batter's box with your feet shoulder width apart.

Step in the batter's box with your feet shoulder width apart.

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Bend your knees slightly.

Bend your knees slightly.

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Take your elbow facing the pitcher and point it at his feet.

Take your elbow facing the pitcher and point it at his feet.

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Take your opposite elbow and make it parallel to the ground.

Take your opposite elbow and make it parallel to the ground.

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Point your chin slightly down.

Point your chin slightly down.

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Put the bat at a 45° angle beside your head.

Put the bat at a 45° angle beside your head.

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Put 75% of your weight on your back foot.

Put 75% of your weight on your back foot.

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This is a proper batting stance.

This is a proper batting stance.

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Now that you know how to have a proper batting stance, soon you'll be on the road to success.

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