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Full Armor Hitting tip: Using your core for increased power!

Your core is the part of your body that connects your legs and feet to your arms and hands. With proper hitting mechanics, the bats peed phase occurs when you body moves from the loaded position through the swing and ball contact. This requires that the power from the initial forward movement started by legs to transfer through the core and hip rotation to the hands on the bat. Not only does the batter want an efficient power transfer through the core, but also wants the core to add additional power to increase the bat swing speed. Remember, all sit