Loose grip?

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Dave Berkon

Dave Berkon

Last updated on 31-Aug-2009 10:41:59 AM


I've noticed recently that i'm gripping the bat tightly during a rally and i'm losing alot of feel whilst looping and blocking. Any tips to help me loosen my grip and relax a bit more during open play?


Alois Rosario

and Alois Rosario said...

Hi Dave,

To change this you need to spend time focussing on it during training.  During your practice time, just experiment with how softly you can hold the bat.  Then experiment with how tightly you can hold it and notice the difference.

Your body needs to realise what it feels like to do both.

Even focus on the relaxation of your fingers and hand.

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