Before even finding the best stride length for players, I want inexperienced players to understand what ideal balance position is. This concept is crucial for everything in sport and all sports. It is especially necessary with the most challenging skill of all hitting a baseball. Balance is often misunderstood when it comes to the initial stance and stride, as many people mistake style for fundamentals.
Young hitters are being taught to be very passive, power hitters, by putting everything into rotating but how many of them really are going to have home run power?