The Dangers of Sugar

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Ever find yourself in between games looking for that quick pick me up and you reach for an energy bar or sports drink? Those snacks most likely contain sugar, which is the main ingredient responsible for a list of symptoms that hinder your performance on and off the field.  Why is it … [Read more...]

10 Things to Consider: Travel Ball

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Your son/daughter has been playing for a couple years now and it seems that the logical next step is to sign them up for travel ball. Although it seems like no brainer, here are 10 things to consider before making the commitment: Do they even want to? Making sure your son/daughter is excited … [Read more...]

What is Player PTSD?

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When most people think of the word PTSD the first image that may pop into their heads might be a war veteran, a sexually assaulted victim, or someone who has been a part of a life threatening situation. Most do not think of athletes. According to the National High School Sports-Related Injury … [Read more...]

Which bat M.O.I. is right for you?

Baseball Performance Bell Curve

Just about everything in life can be mapped to a bell curve. Mapping a bell curve to high school baseball players would look something like the curve below. Looking at the same bell curve you can assign traits to each section of the curve. For instance, players who fall into the far right of … [Read more...]

Retailer Spotlight: JustBats.com

If another store has a wider selection of bats we have not found it yet.

We are starting a new blog series focused on our retail partners. Leading off this series is one of our favorite retailers, JustBats.com. Located in Kansas City, JustBats.com has become a leader in online bat sales. This interview takes you behind the scenes to learn how JustBats.com has become a … [Read more...]