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Be a Game-Changer with Rawlings Tools for Hitting for Power
3/3/2010
Change the course of a game with a single swing by learning to hit for power.

Rawlings has partnered with Ripken Baseball to produce a line of tools for its 5-Tool Training Program that will help you or your Little Leaguer improve your hitting for power.

Every 5-Tool Training product includes drills and instructions to help you improve your baseball or softball performance. Popular tools to improve your hitting for power are listed below. They will also help improve your batting average.

A 1-mile-per-hour increase in swing speed equals a 7-foot increase in distance the ball travels, so improving your power can make a real difference in your game.

• Hitting tees: Rawlings 5-Tool hitting tees are durable, stable and easy to use. To purchase your tee, look for style numbers PROTEE and TRAVLTEE.
• Training balls: Training balls can be purchased for use in pitching machines, during soft toss or with a tee. Rawlings’ Hitter’s Eye Trainer Baseballs are the official training baseballs of Major League Baseball and allow hitters to safely work on hitting a variety of pitches during batting practice. They can be purchased using style number 5THITATP. Other training balls can be found under style numbers 5TROTBPM, 5TROPT5PK12, 5TROT9PK6, ROTBHT3PK6 and ROTBCT3PK6.
• Training bats: Rawlings hand-eye bat has the same length as your game bat, but it uses a 1” barrel to improve your hand-eye coordination. It is sold under style number HANDIBAT. Rawlings one-hand wood training bat helps you break down your swing while practicing one-hand drills. It is sold under purchase number ONEHANDBAT.
• Hitting net: This pop-up net is 7' x 7' and assembles in an instant. The net features a large catching target with an extra deep net that helps prevent balls from bouncing out. Look for it under style number POPNET.

Visit RawlingsGear.com or contact a Rawlings Gear Customer Care representative at (866) 678-GEAR(4327) to purchase your 5-Tool training equipment for hitting for power.
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