Stepping in the bucket

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Stepping in the bucket

When your stride foot goes out towards the shortstop every time you swing a hit, this is recognized as stepping in the bucket. Most kid are inherently scared of getting hit by a pitched baseball. The results may vary depending on how his body reacts to the pitch ball, however, front shoulder mostly fly open and hips open prematurely, causing a decrease in swing power.


Remedy

The most common remedy to stepping in the bucket is by placing a broom at the back of the foot. Whenever he hits or stepped on the broom, he'll know instantly that he has stepped on the bucket. By doing this, his body will memorize his error and will avoid in repeating the same mistake.