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Presented by Tom Myers, Camp Director
Nike Baseball Camp McBean Stadium

Nike Baseball Tip: Have a Plan at the Plate

Nike Baseball Tip Hit With Plan1

Hitting can be one of the hardest things to do in a sport. You don’t know what pitch is coming at you and how fast it’ll be. That is why batters must approach the plate with a plan in mind.

Plans can obviously vary based on situations and any plays the coach might call but, one thing a batter must always do is look for a pitch. During an at bat, looking for a certain pitch to hit is much better than trying to hit a fastball, change-up and curveball at the same time. This will allow you to focus on a certain pitch and adjust your swing accordingly. “Commit to that pitch, hunt it, and remain confident in your plan” says Nike Baseball Camp Director Tom Myers.

Confidence in your plan at the plate will be crucial to execution. Have fun with the at bat and plan to hit the ball. Develop and learn new approaches to hitting at Nike Baseball Camps. 

*Tom Myers is a veteran Nike Baseball Camp Director and an MLB Scout for the Chicago Cubs. Coach Myers will be directing Nike Baseball Camps at UC San Diego, Westmont College, McBean Stadium in Rocklin, CA, and at Rising Star Sports Ranch in Mesquite NV. Coach Myers will also be the head coach for the Nike Baseball Camp Tour Dominican Republic. For more information on baseball camps around the country visit US Sports Camps Baseball

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