How do you choose a softball bat?

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This is a tough question to answer. A softball bat is a very personal thing. It depends on how old you are, how tall you are, and how strong you are.

Let me start by stating that the right softball bat is one you can swing! In fastpitch softball it is all about bat speed. The heaviest bat you can swing at FULL speed is the right bat.

There are two measurements for a bat. 1) Length, 2)Weight.

Weight can be anywhere from 18oz to 24oz. Length may be from 24" to 34".

A 5-7 year old may use a 24" bat. While an 18 year old may use an 34" bat.

There is one more measurement that you will see. The Weight-Length value. For example, a 20" bat that weights 30oz is a -10. Bats that are -10, -11, and -12 are very popular.

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Put your arms to your side and have someone hold the bat up by your side with the top of the bat on the ground. The end of the bat (the end where you hold it) should come a little above your wrist

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