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Picking the right softball bat can be one of the most important, and difficult decisions you can make as a hitter.  Ultimately when picking a softball bat, it will come down to comfort and feel. There are guidelines for heights and weights and certain drop sizes but it really depends on what you feel comfortable […]

At The Hitting Vault, we preach the importance of elite swing movements and will take that over the hottest bat on the market any day of the week. However… We know many of our members at The Vault and players out there have to use a bat to damage, so let’s talk about how to […]

Professional Softball Player and Former All-American and College Coach Alexa Peterson Joins The Hitting Vault Staff. Love to share some good news with everyone. Today we are announcing that Alexa Peterson, professional softball player, and former All-American has joined The Hitting Vault staff! Not only has she learned her approach to hitting “The Hitting Vault […]

From the big leagues all the way to the little league fields, one of the most important aspects of equipment that has flown under the radar for years but is now making more of a presence is youth softball cleats. It might not seem like it at face value, but cleats are often viewed as […]

The Hitting Vault: Member Spotlight When I first met Caity B. she was an athletic 10-year-old that I saw a ton of potential in. Now as a 2 year veteran (haha) member of The Hitting Vault, I’ve seen some incredible progression. Caity first started playing right before she turned 9 for the local rec team […]

Let me paint a game scenario for you. Late in the game. Close score. Good hitter up. The count is 1 ball and 0 strikes. The pitcher throws a change up on the outside part of the plate. The hitter is fooled sitting on a fastball. They stick their butt out one direction and reach […]

The story of Alexa Peterson is one of an athlete who knew that good is the enemy of great. And she decided she wouldn’t settle for good. You see, Alexa was already good. As a sophomore in 2012 at the University of Oregon, she was a starter at a Pac-12 school, she went to the […]