Thanks to the help of baseball batting cages, professional and amateur batters have improved their swing speed, swing power, and batting average while keeping the ball in an enclosed area. Baseball batting cages come in two flavors: public baseball batting cages or backyard cages.
Public Baseball Batting Cages
Indoor baseball batting cages provide the advantages of being weather-proof, well-lighted, and air-conditioned. Outdoor baseball batting cages are usually larger and more economical to use.
Backyard Baseball Batting Cages
Backyard baseball batting cages can be purchased from an online baseball training store and usually consists of two parts: a metal frame and baseball backstop netting. One of the challenges of installing a batting cage in your backyard is space. There needs to be sufficient flat, level space in the backyard to allow for a baseball cage of at least 24 feet. But here is the good news – the length of a batting cage does not determine future success of the baseball hitter. Learning the proper mechanics of the swing and repeating it correctly is ultimately what improves a batter’s swing. Batting is about quickness. Shorten the distance between the pitcher and the batter and the batter’s reaction time is reduced which helps train batters for fast pitching.
In addition to the batting cage, you may want to consider other batting cage equipment: back stop, stance mats, pitching machines, and other training aids. Of course you’ll need personal equipment such as baseball batting gloves, bats, balls, and baseball batting helmets.
Improve your baseball swing without spending time retrieving baseballs. Visit your local batting cage or put one in your backyard.