The 50/50 PVC Pipe Turn Drill is all about path and connection. For this drill you will need a piece of PVC pipe about 5ft long, but it can be shortened for shorter or younger players. Using a piece of PVC, allows you to expose the exact path of the barrel and the connection point.
This drill helps teach hitters to keep their bat on plane through the zone creating adjustability and more opportunities to make contact with the ball.
50/50 PVC Pipe Turn Drill Instructions
Set up the tee
This drill can be set up with the tee at away, middle, or end but it is best to start with the tee down away.
Grip the PVCTake the piece of PVC pipe and grip it straight in the middle. This piece of PVC acts as the bat to easily trace the path of the swing.
Get into launch position.
To do this drill, swing at about 50% max speed. This drill is all about feeling and watching the movement of the PVC pipe through the zone. Focus on driving the swing through the zone instead of cutting the swing back. Keeping the bat in the zone allows for more opportunities to make contact with the ball.