Collaboration with Jeff Long and Dan Kopitzke
To date Baden Sports, the parent company of Axe Bat, says it has backed up these claims through ergonomic and biomechanical research. The most extensive study on their product, completed by a team at UCLA, exemplifies much of their support for these claims. You can read the results of that study as it applies to the claims above on their website here, and you can also read more details from the full study here.
We wanted to take it a step further though, performing an independent study in a real world setting. Specifically, we wanted to look at whether the Axe Bat stood up to the performance claims that they make.
Read the rest on Baseball Prospectus (my first article there!)
- A Russell Carleton “commandment“
- Featured in Sons of Sam Horn’s “This Week in Baseball Writing: May 16, 2016“