Patent Number: 6,254,498

Title: Instructional device with adjustable ball-striking sleeve

Abstract: An instructional device for training a user to hit a ball. The device includes an elongate handle portion for being gripped by the user, and an elongate body portion extending from the handle portion. An enlarged diameter ball-striking sleeve is carried by the body portion and defines a hitting zone within which the user attempts to make contact with the ball. A sleeve-adjusting surface is formed with the ball-striking sleeve for moving the sleeve along the length of the body portion between a plurality of hitting positions. Friction holds the ball-striking sleeve in a selected one of the hitting positions as the instructional device is swung by the user.

Inventors: Tyner; Matthew A. (Indianapolis, IN)


International Classification: A63B 69/00 (20060101); A63B 037/00 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018