Baseball batter training method

  • US 7,160,213 B2
  • Filed: 05/27/2004
  • Issued: 01/09/2007
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/27/2004
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A method for training a batter to bunt or hit a baseball or softball, more accurately toward an area of a playing field;

  • providing a trainer for positioning on a surface, wherein said surface comprises at least one of a baseball infield, diamond, batting cage area, or indoor floor;

    said trainer comprising a plurality of target zones;

    each of said plurality of target zones defining a target at which the batter may bunt or hit the baseball or softball; and

    causing said trainer to be situated on said surface so that when the baseball or softball is thrown toward the batter, the batter may bunt or hit the baseball or softball at one of said plurality of target zones, thereby facilitating training the batter to improve the batter'"'"'s bunting or hitting skills;

    wherein said trainer comprises a material comprising said plurality of target zones and said material lying in a generally flat or generally planar plane on said surface, said material providing a second surface which the baseball or softball may land on or travel over so that the batter'"'"'s bunting or hitting may be judged or improved.

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