With any wood bat, hitting on the proper “side” of the bat is critical to achieving maximum power (and helping your bat last longer). The proper “side,” where more energy is transferred from the bat to the ball, is where the grain lines are stacked, like layers.
Here are quick and easy steps to master hitting on the proper side:
When selecting your Phoenix wood bat you can choose to add an ink dot on the handle of most maple and birch baseball bats (just like our pros have). This ink dot on the handle should face directly up when you make contact with the ball.