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MLB Swing: Josh Donaldson’s Point of View

“There have been so many things as hitters we’ve been taught, that I believe are incorrect.” Toronto Blue Jays slugger Josh Donaldson told Mark DeRosa on MLB Central. A few weeks ago on MLB Network Mark DeRosa spent some time with Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson to discuss his Major League career and the […]

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Launch Angle in Baseball and Softball

If you’ve been following baseball closely over the last few years you’ve probably heard the term Launch Angle. Launch Angles are a very hot topic in baseball and among hitting coaches and hitters across the country. What is Launch Angle? According to the MLB Glossary: Launch Angle represents the vertical angle at which the ball […]

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Q&A with Tyger Pederson

When left-handed outfielder Stu Pederson was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the ninth round of the 1981 MLB draft — coming off the board at No. 228 overall out of USC — it marked the beginning of a decade-long professional career that peaked with an eight-game callup in the autumn of 1985, a […]

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The Four Best Fastpitch Softball Bats on the Market

When it comes to purchasing a fastpitch softball bat, whether softball or baseball, it is a pretty substantial financial commitment. The prices of bats have risen over the years because of the innovations that each new season brings around. Marucci, Easton, DeMarini, and Louisville Slugger’s models all are innovative bats that have discovered ways to […]

How The Hitting Vault Started

Check out the video above and the article to learn more about how Coach Lisle developed his massive social media following, as well as how The Hitting Vault started. South Carolina’s historic softball season added another chapter Sunday evening. Coach Matt Lisle and The Hitting Vault featured on thestate.com. The Gamecocks (45-14) were chosen as […]

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Top Baseball Hitting Drills for Balance

It won’t take much to convince you that balance is critical to having a powerful, productive baseball swing. In fact, hitting is considered one of the most difficult things to do in sports, being off balance will only make hitting the ball that much harder. In Baseball, Your Stride Creates Balance Of the six phases […]

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Making a Difference for Student-Athletes

In 2018, the landscape of youth and collegiate athletics, and our approach to coaching student-athletes is vastly different than it was in 2008, 1998, and even more so than 1958. You can be demanding but without being demeaning or tearing down. If an athlete is trying but doesn’t understand your words, raising the volume seldom […]

The Garcia Brothers and the Power Showcase

Member Spotlight: The Garcia Brothers and The Power Showcase

At The Hitting Vault, we love nothing more than to hear about the success of our members! We recently had one of our members reach out to us regarding her two sons competed in the Power Showcase and have seen some tremendous success at the high school and now college level. Jorge and Jesse Garcia, […]

The Hitting Vault - What We Accomplished in 2017

2017 Hitting Accomplishments

2017 has proven to be a big year for us here at The Vault. Like any good hitter, we’ve continued to put in work on The Hitting Vault, making it our #1 priority to provide our members with everything they need to unlock their power at the plate. With 2017 now in the books, we […]

The Hitting Vault - Goals for 2018

2018 Hitting Goals

With 2017 now in the books, it’s time to look ahead at what is coming in 2018. Just like many of our members that have HUGE goals for 2018, The Vault has a few goals of our own in our pursuit of the best hitting community online! Some of our goals for 2018: Growth as […]