SKLZ® Hurricane Category IV

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Product Details

The baseball training aid that revolutionized swing training is new and improved. The Hurricane Category IV maintains the snap-back action of its predecessor with a new sleeker design, additional power band (4 total) for fast-back action, and a high-visibility impact head. Designed for baseball or fastpitch training, the Hurricane Category IV allows batters to develop swing power and speed with a stationary or moving target.

Features



  • Maximize bat speed and power
  • Use as a stationary or moving target
  • For baseball or softball training
  • Use almost anywhere — no chasing balls
  • Height extends from 29" to 43" for virtually any player or ball position
  • Multi-twist mechanics provide feedback on bat speed and power
  • Heavy-duty yet lightweight; moves easily almost anywhere
  • Easy set-up and storage
  • Assembly required; no tools needed

Product Reviews

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SKLZ® Hurricane Category IV
 
4.3

(based on 23 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (15)
  • Improves strength (14)
  • Increases endurance (14)
  • Easy to set up (13)
  • Improves agility (13)

Cons

  • Does not store well (3)

Best Uses

  • Team sports (9)
  • Speed training (7)
  • Strength training (7)
  • Individual sports (5)
  • Baseball (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Competitive athlete (8), Enthusiast (5), Casual/ recreational (3)

Reviewed by 23 customers

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5.0

This machine is the best way to Correct swing

By Joe the grandfather coach

from Tampa, Florida

Verified Buyer

Comments about SKLZ® Hurricane Category IV:

This is the perfect tool to observe the player swing and corrected. You don't have to be occupied with putting the ball in the tee simply watch the player and correct what you see what the player is doing wrong.

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5.0

Happy with purchase

By EastCoast Pete

from Brigantine Nj

Verified Buyer

Comments about SKLZ® Hurricane Category IV:

Bought this for my 11 year old daughter she was in a batting slump...after a few practices with the Hurricane Cat 4 . She has built up her confidence and back to making contact with the ball. Very easy quick assembly, seems well built . Portable but a little heavy. Was a good purchase would buy again.

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4.0

Great trainer

By Go Sox

from Boston, MA

About Me Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Set Up
  • Easy To Use
  • Improves Agility
  • Improves Strength
  • Increases Endurance

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about SKLZ® Hurricane Category IV:

      Excellent for hand-eye coordination and improving bat speed

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      4.0

      I would buy this again.

      By Anthony

      from New York

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Set Up
      • Easy To Use
      • Improves Agility
      • Improves Strength
      • Increases Endurance

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Individual Sports
        • Speed Training
        • Strength Training
        • Team Sports

        Comments about SKLZ® Hurricane Category IV:

        Build up the speed and lign up so that i can hit better at the baseball games and build up my speed.

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        4.0

        Good target....could be more realistic.

        By JZ

        from Fair Lawn, NJ

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

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        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Set Up
        • Easy To Use
        • Improves Agility
        • Improves Strength
        • Increases Endurance

        Cons

        • Ball could be better

        Best Uses

        • Individual Sports
        • Speed Training
        • Strength Training
        • Team Sports

        Comments about SKLZ® Hurricane Category IV:

        It's sturdy, flexible...good for all ages. However, this could be improved by using a more realistic baseball target rather than the synthetic one provided.

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        4.0

        Excellent Baseball tool

        By west new york little league

        from west new york,New Jersey

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Improves Agility
        • Improves Strength
        • Increases Endurance

        Cons

        • Does Not Store Well

        Best Uses

        • Speed Training
        • Strength Training
        • Team Sports

        Comments about SKLZ® Hurricane Category IV:

        great product for beginner and advance baseball players,I used it to train my 10-12 yrs team and the team is doing much better since the product was purchase.the bad thing about this product is that is heavy.

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        1.0

        Not Good,but Bad

        By Coach Dave

        from Pheonix,AZ

        About Me Competitive Athlete

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Difficult To Use
          • Does Not Store Well
          • Not Effective

          Best Uses

          • none

          Comments about SKLZ® Hurricane Category IV:

          As a Professional Hitting Coach, I fail to see any benefit from this product. The Hitting Stick on this machine comes at the batter in a circular way The batter's only way to hit the ball is to pull it or hit the ball constantly in front of home plate. Through repetition is will reinforce or create major swing flaws by forcing the hitter to pull off the ball by opening up his body and hips too early. By using this machine will make the batter worse..not better.... I don't get it.

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          5.0

          looks great just as described

          By mattm

          from ma

          About Me Competitive Athlete

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Set Up
          • Easy To Use
          • Improves Agility
          • Improves Strength
          • Increases Endurance

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Individual Sports

            Comments about SKLZ® Hurricane Category IV:

            should help with his hitting

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            5.0

            Great hitting machine

            By Andrew Hep

            from Massapequa Park, NY

            About Me Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Set Up
            • Easy To Use
            • Improves Agility
            • Improves Strength
            • Increases Endurance

            Cons

            • Heavy to carry around

            Best Uses

            • Team Sports

            Comments about SKLZ® Hurricane Category IV:

            This product is probably the best hitting aid I've seen available. If used frequently, there is no way your swing speed and power can't increase! Very tough built product, so it will last.

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            5.0

            Solid hitting tool.

            By jcarcommish

            from New Port Richey, FL

            About Me Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Improves Strength
            • Increases Endurance

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Team Sports

              Comments about SKLZ® Hurricane Category IV:

              Great for practicing your swing. Can be used by children and adults. Quickly changes height and tension for different hitters. Be sure to do the drills from the manual. They are great for instructing hitters of all levels.

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