JUGS Lite Flite Pitching Machine
As I coach baseball in a cold-weather state, I have evolved my indoor practice drills and routines over time to keep practicing no matter what the weather offers. Some of the things I have found effective are to keep drills under 10 minutes and make sure to break the team up into groups of no more than 4. I found this to be work to keep them focused for the hour and a half I have them twice a week. It can be difficult to find drills to do indoors, especially hitting drills if a batting cage is not available. The drills we have always done are soft toss and tee work into a portable hitting net.
Designed specifically to be used in the JUGS Lite-Flite® Machine. NEW DIGITAL READOUT DISPLAY Set your JUGS PS50™ to throw at the exact speed you desire—up to 50 mph. With its digital readout bucket 12 inch softballs display, you decide what precise speed is… Please complete the fields below to send your friend a link to this product. Your friend will receive an email from you with a link to our site.
We found this is a way for them to see a curveball and not have any fear of getting hit. I have been using my JUGS Lite-Flite Machine for just over 3 years and it has helped me run a much more efficient indoor practice. I first incorporated it by having indoor batting practice. Our gym has a net that will split it in half, so I pull the net outset the machine up and have them take 12 swings on fastballs, 12 swings on curveballs, and then have them bunt 12 pitches.
These are great drills for swing mechanics and we do these every practice. I also feel it is important to start working on timing and so a few years ago purchased the JUGS Lite-Flite Machine for my indoor hitting. This is a great machine when a batting cage does not exist. Because the JUGS Lite-Flite Machine only throws Lite-Flite balls and Bulldog polyballs, your hitters learn to hit the sharp-breaking pitch without fear of being hit by the ball.
It’s not the same as a real pitcher, but no machine ever can be. The slider/curve settings are also helpful, though it’s a mechanical move to set them, so you can’t mix them in as you would in a normal pitch rotation. But for teaching the player to see and hold back on the curve, it’s been effective and worth having. We bought the feeder as well, which is very helpful when you have players working in stations as hitters can run through a series of balls without having someone there to feed the balls. For a smaller space and a lot of swing reps, this is an exceptional option and priced right.
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Use the JUGS Lite Flite Pitching Machine to help improve batting skills and prepare for all types of pitches. With a full range of movement, this machine can throw all types of pitches, including fastballs, curveballs and sliders, anywhere from 15 to 85 mph. The machine is compatible with JUGS Lite Flite and Bulldog Poly baseballs and softballs. The Lite-Flite isn’t a big-league pitching machine, as it’s designed to throw only Lite-Flite baseballs and Lite Flite 11- or 12-inch softballs or Jugs Bulldog baseballs and softballs.
I have 3 boys spread out in the gym to shag the balls. I put the machine approximately 25 feet from the hitter in order to avoid the balls from “floating” in. A drawback is if you set the machine too far back the balls will have the appearance of floating in, which is very difficult to hit. The hitters adjust pretty quickly to it being this close and it actually helps with developing quick hands. I now have started using the machine for defensive purposes also.