11 of 12 – Guiding Action of Hands on Bat

Launch Phase

The Launch Phase of the Baseball Swing

The Guiding Action of the Hands on the Bat

The bat-head is the recipient of all the centrifugal force created in the body due to the rotation of the hips and spine along with the pushing and pulling action of the shoulders and arms. This is first made possible by seven muscles in each hand and three muscles in each forearm holding the bat-handle with a firm grip.