The goal is to be as relaxed and calm as possible because it leads to better performance at the plate. Relaxed muscles are much quicker than tense muscles.
Have you ever watched your favorite MLB player’s routine when he’s on deck?
Next time you turn on a game, pay attention to what different players do to get ready for their at bats in the on deck circle. You will be fascinated at the different preparation approaches, but you will notice a few commonalities among all players.