Weight Recommendations


 

   

  General guidelines for Baseball:  
Age Bat Length Hitting Knob Weight Recommendation
8 - 12 years old 27 - 31 inch   8 oz. Hitting Knob
13 - 15 years old
31 - 32 inch
12 oz. Hitting Knob
6 - 17 years old
32 - 33 inch
18 oz. Hitting Knob
17 years old & up
31 - 32 inch
26 oz. Hitting Knob
 
General guidelines for Softball:
Age  Bat Length  Hitting Knob Weight Recommendation
8 - 12 years old
27 - 32 inch
8 oz. Hitting Knob
13 - 16 years old
32 - 33 inch
12 oz. Hitting Knob
17 years old & up
33 - 34 inch
18 oz. Hitting Knob
 
Ideally, batter starts with weight that maintains proper swing form, and moves to the higher weight as strength increases while maintaining swing control.