How to Become a Better Baseball Hitter {Tried & Tested}

Baseball is an easy looking game, but it needs a lot of undivided attention, focus, and coordination.

You can complicate the process of hitting, but if you follow tips we mentioned below, then you’ll see your hitting skills become better than earlier.

The skills of a player separate them from being a good hitter to a great hitter.

When you practice more and more, you become better and better in judging the coming ball. We all heard that guys talk about how big baseball was looking, and how they were seeing it clearly.

How to become good in baseball

Here are the few tips which will help you to improve you hitting skills.

  • Just Be Calm: Take deep breaths, and stay calm when you’re on the field, and the player is going to pitch. If you’re over excited, then it may not help you to hit well.
  • Patience: Don’t try to hit every time. Sometimes, it’s good to leave the ball, while sometimes; you have to swing the bat with full power. Believe in yourself, just wait for the perfect pitch, and when you get it, do it.
  • Mental Focus: When you’re on the field, you need to do focus on the ball. If you keep thinking what’s going on in your home right now, you can’t deliver your best. You should pay the undivided attention to coming ball, and you will see it clearly. Trust the hard work you’ve done, and be in the moment, and just hit the ball.
  • Swing the Bat: A good axis of rotation is also very important aspect when hitting a ball. Your head should not move all around. You should get rid of unnecessary body movements, and try to focus on the pitcher, without moving your head.
  • Head Position: Your head shouldn’t tilt to a side when looking at the pitcher.
  • More and More Practice: Practice makes a man perfect. By practicing your brain, eyes, and body will come in coordination. Initially, it’ll be hard to see a fast ball, but after practicing you’ll be habitual of that. Facing fast pitching will not be a big problem for you. You can also use fast pitching machines.
  • Proper Cleats: It looks strange, but even if you’re a hitter, then having the great baseball cleats are very important. With cleats, you can grip on the ground, and you can swing the bat with power without losing balance.

If you want to become a better baseball hitter, then you don’t need to read books about it. You just need to keep a few things in your mind and practice as much as you can. Without practice, even a talented player can’t perform well.

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Vijay Singh
I started playing Baseball when I was 13 years old. I never made to MLB or any big league, but played enough to share some knowledge.

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