It seems that nobody understands spread hands any more; even Ted Williams brushed them aside in his classic manual. But on a long bat, spread hands working in a “parallel reverse” fashion can produce a sudden burst of amazing speed with almost no assistance from the rest of the body.


Old-School Hitting from the Hands Down

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The low sidearm/high submarine angle requires strong legs rather than long ones and taps the core power often more abundant in compact body types.


Giant Pitching Success from a Short, Broad Frame