To choose the correct size model, I would recommend you consider:
1st - Doubling the weight of your game bat (length is not as critical).
2nd - Going up or down in weight by honestly deciding how hard you want to work.
|For Ages:||Bat Length||Weight|
|6-9||29 inch||35 ounces|
|10-12||31 inch||50 ounces|
|13-15||32 inch||55 ounces|
|14-17||34 inch||60 ounces|
|18 and up||35 inch||80 ounces|
The table above is a rough guide for selecting the weight of your Bratt's Bat. A large ball player may want to choose a heavier size than listed for their age. Pre-puberty players should NOT consider heavier bats.
Remember - A bad swing may take 3 good swings to get back to even!
Proper swing mechanics must be used for EVERY swing! - Limit consecutive swings to the number of good swings in a row...then take a break!
Coaching Tip - Have your players hit tennis balls with a Bratt's Bat. It makes for a great station, especially when hit from soft toss at home plate. Players must focus to keep hitting to their same area and it becomes progressively harder as they hit more, since the bat gets "heavier."