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Is there a right time to teach players how to hit?

Updated: March 18, 2010, 11:42 AM ET
By John Buccigross

Dear Bucci,

Here in Buffalo, we are treated to a "no-holds-barred" segment on local radio during Sabres pregame shows. This particular segment features Rob Ray. He had an interesting point regarding the dangerous hits that have been permeating the news lately. He mentioned that kids are not allowed to hit until their teens -- which is a problem. He continued, if kids were able to learn how to hit and take a hit at an earlier age (like they used to do), the players would be more aware ...

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