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8 Tips On How To Get Out Of A Hitting Slump

Posted by JustBats.com on Jul 17, 2017 4:35:18 PM

Hitting is not easy. But, you already knew that.

Have you ever been in a hitting slump? Maybe you're experiencing one right now and can't even buy a hit. From tee ball all the way up to the Major Leagues, every hitter is going to suffer a slump at some point during their career. But, rest assured, your next hitting streak is one pitch away.

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Topics: Training, How To

Is My Bat Dead Or Defective? Let's Find Out.

Posted by JustBats.com on May 30, 2017 7:54:34 AM

At JustBats.com, we receive a lot of questions about baseball bats and softball bats. One of the most common questions that our Customer Coaches receive is, "How do I know if my bat is dead?" To ease your mind, we're going to answer this question and outline the best way to determine whether or not it's time for a new bat. 

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Topics: Baseball Bats, Softball Bats, How To, Bat Care

Baseball Bat Care Tips

Posted by JustBats.com on May 17, 2016 8:56:36 AM

An often-asked customer question is “How long will this bat last me?”

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Topics: How To, Bat Care, Uncategorized

How To Flare A Baseball Glove

Posted by JustBats.com on Apr 26, 2016 8:01:45 AM

Ever heard of "flaring your glove"? By flaring out the tips of the thumb and pinky finger stalls, a flat, shallow pocket is created. This might sound like the exact opposite of what a player should be looking for, but the flatter pocket creates a larger catching surface and allows a faster transfer to the throwing hand.

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Topics: Gloves, How To

Keys To Buying A Youth Baseball Bat

Posted by JustBats.com on Jan 14, 2016 2:32:07 PM

The new season is right around the corner. Whether you’re a youth baseball player looking to improve on last year or a helpful parent who wants their little All-Star to be as prepared as possible, you already know the importance of a good baseball bat.

But what should you keep in mind when buying a new Youth Baseball Bat?

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Topics: How To

Find the Right Bat with the JustBats.com Bat Coach

Posted by Kelby P. on Jan 24, 2014 2:00:17 AM

Finding the right bat is crucial to your success at the plate. Have a bat that’s too heavy and you might struggle getting it through the strike zone. Have a bat that’s too light and you won’t be getting the maximum power from your swing. A lot goes into choosing the right bat, that’s why we have the Bat Coach.

Here at JustBats.com, we understand there are a lot of options to choose from when picking out a new bat. We also understand you may need help when choosing the right bat. Our Bat Coach assists in finding the right bat, as well as the right size, by guiding you through a short series of questions. Know the player’s height and weight? The Bat Coach can help find the appropriate size. Have preference of brand or material? The Bat Coach takes all that into consideration and will narrow down your selection for you.

The Bat Coach is here to take the guess work out of finding the right bat. Check out our Bat Coach and see what we suggest for you. If you have a question about our Bat Coach or just want a little more advice on bats, don’t hesitate to ask. Contact us by Phone (1-866-321-2287), Email (support@justbats.com), or Live Chat.

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Topics: Behind the Scenes, Baseball Bats, Softball Bats, How To, Technology & Terminology, Uncategorized

How to Break In a Composite Fastpitch Softball Bat

Posted by Derek H on Aug 12, 2013 12:00:49 AM


In the market for a new Fastpitch softball bat? Among the many factors to consider is the break-in period. Bats that are 100% alloy or with an alloy barrel are game-ready right out of the wrapper and will not require a break-in period.

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Topics: How To, Uncategorized

What Size Baseball Bat Should I Use?

Posted by Marcus A on Jul 22, 2013 3:39:27 AM

Selecting the appropriate baseball bat, either as a player or a parent, can be very confusing if you don’t know what you’re looking for. There are a lot of options out there, and if you’re unsure of what you need, choosing the right bat can be difficult. But don’t worry - we’re here to help! Let JustBats help remove some of the guesswork from the equation!

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Topics: Baseball Bats, Softball Bats, How To, Uncategorized

Softball Recruiting Tips From Carie Dever-Boaz

Posted by Derek H on Apr 25, 2013 4:25:29 AM

Former Division 1 Head Coach and National Pro Fastpitch National Champion, Carie Dever-Boaz has a wealth of experience and knowledge from her years as a player and a coach at the highest levels of Fastpitch Softball. She has been kind enough to visit us at JustBats.com and share with you the ins and outs of recruiting. In these two videos, Carie discusses how to get noticed in the recruiting process and the importance of playing travel ball.

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Topics: How To

Bat Speed With Michele Smith

Posted by Derek H on Mar 25, 2013 4:37:51 AM

The fastpitch season is upon us, and we want you to be as prepared as possible. Not only with the best fastpitch bats on the market, but also with helpful tips to aid you this season and beyond. With that in mind, we wanted to share a few more tips from two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Michele Smith.

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Topics: How To