Why Wood?

  •      If you can hit with wood you can hit with aluminum
  •      Many hitters are beginning to train with a wood bat instead of metal.
  •      They are beginning to show great improvement especially in their bat speed
  •      Most hitting instructors prefer to train with wood.
  •      Wood bats have a smaller sweet spot.
  •      Using a wood bat makes players concentrate on pitch location and proper hitting technique.
  •      Wood bats are not as forgiving as metal bats.

Weight differential

  •      Youth players are swinging -7 to -11 oz metal bats up to age 13. At that point they are expected to transition to a -3 oz bat.
  •      Training with a wood bat early in playing career makes the transition to the players next progression easier and more successful.