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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 an NCAA regional host and will be a No. 1 seed for the first time since 2002. Games at Beckham Field will begin this weekend. USC, the No. 9 […]

Power is often the most sought-after skill for baseball and softball hitters. So how do I get it? Similar to many things in life, you don’t always get what you wish for, you get what you work for. At The Hitting Vault, we break down the softball and baseball swing exactly the same. A good […]

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 […]

With the amount of content currently surrounding hitting a baseball, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with the countless drills and advice out there for beginner baseball hitters. Launch angles, exit velocity and exit speed are the up and coming metrics that elite baseball players are looking at to improve their hitting and unlocking their power. […]

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 the way you want to hit it that much more difficult. In Baseball, […]

Approach to Coaching Student-Athletes In 2018, the landscape of youth and collegiate athletics, and how we coach 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 […]

If you’ve been following baseball closely over the last few years you’ve probably heard the commentators or even the players and coaches talking about Launch Angles. Launch Angles is 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]