Power Move #1 - The Big Shift (Early Momentum)
In this video we'll look at how early weight shift in your leg lift (or initial load-up) is HUGE for getting your body moving powerfully down the mound. Stall out here and you miss out on a BIG opportunity to generate power in your stride.
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Video Time: 11:14
Keys To Watch For: Early weight shift. Leading with the hips. Momentum towards home plate before hand break (not a must, but a good rule of thumb). Stable and engaged with the back leg. We're looking at the very early phase of the pitching delivery. The center of gravity and hips lead the action...
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Power Move #1: The Big Shift (Early Momentum)
Power Move #1 looks at the importance of early momentum, or an early weight shift towards home plate, in your initial load-up.
Power Move #2: The Back-side Power Engager
Power Move #2 looks at the importance of engaging the back leg and "sitting into your stride" to get your body moving powerfully towards hom...
Power Move #3: The Counter-balance & Loaded Stride
Power Move #3 looks at how many hard throwing big league pitchers generate more power in their delivery by staying loaded and closed in thei...
Power Move #4: The Lower-half Unwind into Foot Plant
Power Move #4 looks at how high velocity pitchers create hip to shoulder separation as they move powerfully into landing.