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Nike Softball Tip: Improving a Level Swing

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Making sure you have a level swing can sometimes be difficult in the middle of the at bat. One helpful drill to ensure the perfect level bat is the rope and ball drill. With a simple rope, string it through a wiffle ball. Tie one end to a tree or post, and the other end to another tree. The rope should be at the level of a perfect strike. With your bat follow these simple steps.

-Position your batting stance with the wiffle ball out near your front hip

-Go slowly and get to the plane of the ball

-once at the plane, push out on the wiffle ball and finish through

This drill should be repeated about 20 times and performed slowly.

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