Size does matter…. learn how to size a baseball bat today
Learning how to size a baseball bat will be one of the quickest and most practical lessons you’ll learn as a baseballer
Baseball bats have changed so much over the years. Long gone are the days where all the bats were wooden, and making sure you get the sizing right for your bat is seemingly harder than ever.
In this article, we’ll discuss how to choose the size right baseball bat for adults and children.
Your comfort matters most
Now, you’ve probably read a million guides about how to select the right bat and none of them have worked for you. Or, you’ve had a coach who was always giving you advice on selecting the best bat possible.
What usually happens though, is you get paralysis by analysis; there is just too much information and you don’t end up making a decision. Or, you make the one you’ve been told is right and it feels unnatural.
So, when all is said and done, choose a bat size that you’re comfortable using. There is no substitute in sports for comfort and feeling natural.
However, if you are looking to learn how to size your baseball bat, here is a quick guide on where you should start.
How to size a baseball bat
We are going to be using a guide similar to this one from eHow Sports. But I have included a near little chart for you to make the process a lot easier.
With your arm straight out to your side, measure the distance between the center of your chest and your index fingertip.
Once you have that measurement, check out the chart below and see where you fit in.
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