For instructional purposes, a player can practice hitting to all fields or into a net in the back yard hitting high, low, or middle pitches, and batting right or left handed. This soft-toss machine improves hand-eye coordination, timing, and can help prevent over-striding. The Ultimate Hitting Machine can be adjusted to pop-up the ball to different heights. It can be used as a team hitting station, can be used to warm up before games, or can be used to practice hitting almost anywhere! To use, step on foot pad with toe, shift weight to back foot, when ball is waist level, swing away! Operates without batteries or electricity. Constructed of high quality steel tubing, the lightweight and portable Ultimate Hitting Machine can be collapsed and carried in its own heavy-duty canvas carrying case. Carrying case includes a bat sleeve and a large pocket for carrying multiple balls.