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Hitting Drill for Full Bat Extension

We shared this hitting drill in a newsletter several months ago (subscribe to get these things early!), but the beginning of the high school softball season has reminded me just how many softball players swing their bats with a short follow through right after contact with the ball. ACCELERATING and EXTENDING the bat through the point of contact, rather, is critical to hitting with power and to all parts of the field.

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