"Hitting is the most difficult thing to do in sports."
Most youngsters think you grip the bat with your hands. You don't!
You grip it with your fingers."
A balanced stance in hitting is nothing more than a modification of the "athletic stance" which is important in all sports.
With this drill we practice grounders, short and long throws, running toss and underhand toss while maintaining alertness to the changing requirements of the catch and throw from each new position.