DEVELOPER OF THE BAT JACK, PROFESSIONAL HITTING COACH, JIM RICKON (#44)
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The Bat Jack Grip Trainer was designed and developed by a former professional baseball player and current professional hitting coach,
Rickon. Jim has fifteen years of professional baseball experience and
has worked with players ranging from youth leagues to the Major Leagues.
Over the course of his career he has seen an epidemic in poor grip
alignment that leads to poor swing paths and very frustrated hitters.
Jim ultimately figured out the way to give hitters the
feel and sensation of a grip that maximizes bat control and bat speed
while at the same time has the hitters grip in contact with his/her
actual bat handle. He came up with The Bat Jack design when a talented
player that he was coaching needed an adjustment to his grip.
Jim made a
prototype "Bat Jack", then secured it to the player's bat. When the player placed his index finger onto The Bat Jack while
gripping the bat, the alignment and angle of the handle in his hands
drastically improved. The players bottom three fingers of his top hand
were more engaged providing a stronger hitting position within his grip.
Without even trying to, he also improved his entire hand and elbow
set-up in his stance, because his new grip naturally adjusted his back
After a few swings that actually felt very strong and
natural for him, the player told Jim that he wanted to take some
batting practice with The Bat Jack on his bat. To the player's
amazement, his bat-path to the ball became shorter and more consistent
with a better elbow slot position during the lag portion of his swing. His
grip had a sensation of being more controlled and powerful because The
Bat Jack had forced certain fingers and muscles in his hands to work
more efficiently through his swing than they had in the past.
other players saw the results they also wanted to use Jim's grip
trainer. This led Jim to designing a soft, comfortable grip training aid
that can be used by both right and left handed hitters. Players of all
ages, from all over the country, are now using this powerful device to help develop their swing
The Bat Jack can be used in many different ways. It is legal for game use in fast-pitch softball under ASA rule 3-1D.
players use it during soft toss, off the tee and also during batting
practice. It is also ideal for one hand drills with short bats (either
top hand or bottom hand) keeping a strong and properly positioned grip
on the handle of the bat during all drills.
The Bat Jack is also a great tool for
players that are beginning to learn how to switch hit. The Bat Jack
helps the player to become more comfortable with the proper grip of
their non-natural side.
Players that grip the bat deep, in the palm of their hands often get
"thumb bruises" from getting jammed. The Bat
Jack is a great tool for this because it helps to ease the pain of "thumb bruises" by getting the
bat handle out of the bruised area when hitting. Not to mention it will develop the proper grip for those players which will help to eliminate the chronic "thumb bruise" all together.
The Bat Jack Grip Trainer is patent pending and proudly made in the U.S.A.