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Re: How important is the front step?

Posted by: Michael (mchosmer@gmail.com) on Sat May 9 21:37:06 2009

> I know the shorter the step, the better... but would it hurt to not even step at all? I've noticed some pro hitters merely just lift the back of their foot in the air while keeping the front on the ground.
> I was just wondering if it really matters.

The step is very important. It plays a big role in a hitter's timing, which is one of the most important parts of hitting. You can have the greatest mechanics in the world but if you can't time a 90mph fastball then you are never going to square up the ball.


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