Pitcher™ is the best
device available for developing hand-eye coordination and confidence in
hitters of all ages, from little league levels through high school,
and the Pro’s. The use of the safe golf-ball sized Wiffleball®
the batter to “fine-tune” his swing and because of its portability
than 3lbs.) and battery power it can be used indoors or outdoors all
round! “There is nothing better at any price,” is a common comment of
coaches and established players that have used it. “It works and we
it!,” says Chris Richard, Major League Baseball Player and partner with
his father in the business.
Use your regular
game bat when practicing
with the Personal Pitcher™! That way you will enhance and maintain your
muscle memory and timing, in addition to developing bat speed and, very
importantly…the confidence to know that you will put the bat on the
This is very important for young players. SPC also makes the HitMaster
Grobat, to improve hitting skills.
How fast does it
The fastball mode
is about 50 MPH,
but the distance the batter stands from the machine determines the
speed. From 18-20 ft the speed is equivalent to a 95+ MPH pitch from
From 28-30 ft the speed is equivalent to a coach lobbing a ball into
strike zone. The batter can move closer as his skills improve.
How accurate is
Indoors every pitch
is in the strike
zone. Wind can effect the accuracy when being used outdoors.
What does my
all parts and labor
for 2 years. Most mechanical problems can be fixed over the phone, and
replacement parts are available.
Is this machine
for a Varsity High School Player?
at all levels,
including Major Leaguers, use the Personal Pitcher to maintain their
Even Chris Richard still uses it to keep his swing in the off season!
How far do the
balls travel after
It depends on the
level of the hitter.
The best hitters will be able to hit it about 90-100ft. Most hitters
hit them 40-60 ft.
What kind of
balls do you use?
How long will they last? Can I use the golf ball sized balls that I
We provide 24 or 48
balls with your
purchase. They are the best quality and should last well over 1 year.
golf ball sized poly balls will work (however some might not work).
How do I
recharge the battery?
How long does it take to charge the battery? Can I over charge it?
Simply plug the
machine into the
wall with the battery properly installed and it will recharge itself.
takes about 1 hour for each hour of use. After about 4-5hrs of charging
the battery unplug it from the wall. It should not lose capacity for
How heavy is the
A fully loaded box
(w/ 4 dozen balls,
tripod and battery) weighs approx. 9 lbs.