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Hi Alois, i've noticed that when i play in tournaments that are in other places, the speed of the bounce of the ball changes due to the density of the air and the atmospheric pressure. For example: when i play where i live which is hot, the ball bounces fast and the brushing contact feels very normal. Probably due because i'm used to it, however whenever i travel to San Jose and play there which is cold, the bounce of the ball is slower and the brushing contact feels different.. Many people tell me this is normal and it is a matter to just get used to it.
What is your advice to keep the same level of consistency for the same performance of game?
Thanks for reading!
It is a matter of adjusting. One thing you can do at home is to use different balls to face you to adjust quickly to different conditions.
When you go to a colder climate make sure you are keeping your bat warm as well. Put it under your armpit or between your hands to keep the rubber warmer.
When you get to the tournament allow yourself plenty of warm up time to adjust to the conditions. Keep your mind open to adjusting rather than expecting the ball to behave the same way it dos at home.
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