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Does Dominate Off-speed Pitching Defeat the Purpose of Switch-Hitting

In today's always evolving game, fans constantly witness superior pitchers developing off-speed pitches used when facing hitters that stand in on their non throwing side. The cutter, forkball, sinker, changeup with arm side movement and even a two-seam fastball are all pitches that could draw question about the idea that opposite arm, opposite bat gives the hitter an advantage. Clearly most of these pitches are very advanced and could be added to a pitcher's arsenal during their college or professional careers. However, this idea could make the high-level switch-hitter question which side of the plate to hit from if a pitcher is known for one of these tricky pitches. Of course the common fastball and curveball/slider possessed by every high level pitcher would keep the switch-hitter batting on the opposite…
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Does Your Dominate Eye Play a Role in Your Swing?

There are different theories on this, however I can say with confidence that a players dominate eye may dictate differences between their right and left handed swings. I happen to be left eye dominate, this meant that I compensated by having a slightly more open stance when I was batting left handed in order to view the pitcher better with my left eye. Eye dominance leads to another very important point; it does not matter if your swings are different from the right and left side as long as they are comfortable.
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Fastballs

Logic would seem to dictate that in 1,000 pitches a switch hitter will see more fastballs than a hitter who just hits from one side.  Most pitcher throw fewer curves and sliders to batters when the ball breaks toward them.  In my questions I am asking switch hitters if the prefer the curve or the fastball - it should be telling.
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What type of hitter is helped most?

Who benefits more from switch hitting, the power hitter or the singles hitter? This is a great question and I'm not sure of the answer. I have noticed at the highest levels it seems that a switching hitting catcher is a pretty valuable commodity.
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What Age to Start Switch-Hitting

The beginning age of a switch hitter may not seem that important. How can learning at 4 or 5 years old create a significant difference from learning at 9 or 10 years old or even14 or 15 years old? To create muscle memory a person must repeat an action 10,000 times; this means a switch hitter must repeat the action 20,000 times. Muscle memory is much easier to capture and retain at a younger age. This is not to say there is a perfect age to start the switch-hitting process, it is just to illustrate that as a person ages it is harder to learn how to switch-hit. My recommendation to any aspiring switch-hitter or any parent or coach that wants to teach a player to switch-hit is to start no later…
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