Online since: August, 2005 Last updated on: April 26, 2013
Welcome toSwing the Bat!, a web site devoted to helping parents and coaches teach proper hitting mechanics to kids. I hope you find the information posted here helpful. If you have a question, comment, or suggestion for improvement, please feel free to contact me.
NOTICE: The Swing the Bat! batting cage is for instruction only and is not open to the general public. Try the Baseball Zone for public, coin-operated batting cages in the Olney area.
THE SWING I’ve organized my description of the swing into the following pages.
Click on the page name or use the navigation tabs at top to go to the corresponding page.
AFFORDABLE & EFFECTIVE HITTING INSTRUCTION Need a little help with that swing? Since 2005, I have been providing effective private hitting instruction for both baseball and softball in the Olney, MD, area at veryaffordable rates. Check out the details on the Instruction page.
INTRODUCING StatMinder! The spreadsheet that tracks your team's hitting, pitching, base running, and fielding statistics. StatMinder! is an easy-to-use, effective, and affordable tool for keeping more than 60 player and team stats. For more information, visit shop.swingthebat.net
FREE DEMO VERSION
Want to try it out before you decide? Click on the link below to download a free demo version of StatMinder! The demo version only allows you enter 3 games worth of data, but will give you a good feel for howStatMinder!works. You must have Microsoft Excel installed on your machine for StatMinder! to work.
Older versions of Internet Explorer (IE8 or earlier) may try to download the Demo file (.xlsm) as a zip file (.zip). If so, click here for instructions. Questions? Feel free to contact me at email@example.com.
Click here to download a free, printer-friendly Microsoft Word description of the swing as presented on this web site.
Click here to download a free set of hitting, pitching, and fielding scoresheets to help you keep accurate stats during a game. Basic instructions are included. The scoresheets are especially helpful when using StatMinder! to keep your team's stats. The scoresheets are in pdf format so you will need to have Acrobat Reader installed on your machine. Click here to download a free copy of Acrobat Reader.
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