DMOI Bats: A Hitting Aid That Actually Works?
March 19, 2012
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Last month I wrote a newsletter on how hitting aids in baseball players in this 2011 study:
and hitting aids in softball players in this 2012 study:
DO NOT improve bat speed and are a waste money.
Now a new study in baseball players:
tested a hitting aid called a Decrease Moment of Inertia (DMOI) Bat:
used like this:
produced a 6% increase in BOTH bat speed and hitting distance after using the DMOI bat compared to no change to those training with normal bats:
The researchers made 2 important conclusions (highlighted below):
Hope this helps. Best of luck.
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