During the offseason, the Bryan baseball team looked for ways to improve its game, especially at the plate. The Vikings found it.
Bryan began using Win Reality in November. The virtual reality program simulates pitches and allows players to improve their ability to track them. Head coach James Dillard said the Vikings’ main reason for using Win Reality was to combat bad weather, which can make it hard to practice outdoors consistently, but now it’s a tool they use to approach their games differently.
“We could see 20 pitches in a matter of five minutes, so when guys are struggling at the plate or if they need to hit and can’t do it outside due to the weather, this allows our guys to get in extra at-bats,” Dillard said. “I think this has helped us become a better hitting team, because we’re seeing different pitches. We’re seeing simulations of guys throwing at us, and there’s so much more it could do. It helps us lay off pitches that we may have swung at i... Click here to read full article