a tee for hitting (soft-toss can also be used). When executing
swings, the lead hand, you should concentrate on keeping
the hand above the plane of the ball. If the lead hand drops
under, a pop up, stike out or fly out will usually occur.
The hitter must also turn the hips quickly for proper timing
and power. The lead elbow should not extend fully before
contact with the ball, since that will slow down the bat