Hitting Pods - Ooohh No...Don't do That!!
by Robert Canary
I have came across a device that actually *trains* a hitter to move (shift) forward. With great claims of how they stop a hitter from staying back, and losing power. What the %^&%&^ !!!
They are called Hitting Pods. They are basically half balls, about 6"-8" diameter. The flat side goes down and the batter stands on the rounded side (the back foot only). It claims it forces the habit of shifting forward.
I think I already know your thoughts on this one! ;-) Just thought I would post a heads up.
Swing Smarter Response:
Haha Robert, how funny. So this hitting aid teaches us something we don't want to do, shifting forward in our swing? Yeah, um, I agree with your sarcasm. Not good whether you play baseball, slow pitch, or fastpitch.
Robert, I think you'd agree, they'd do well as a door stopper! I apologize to those who bought into this baseball hitting blasphemy :(