Power Move #3 - The Counter-balance & Loaded Stride
In this video we'll look at how many big league pitchers generate more power in their delivery by staying loaded and closed in their stride. They continue to let momentum build, using the glove arm and leg to help them stay closed and provide leverage as they move down the mound.
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Video Time: 11:34
Keys To Watch For: How "alignment" to home plate is more about keeping your center of gravity over your "driveline" to home plate. Pitchers can use the glove arm and lead leg as a sort of counter-balance to get deeper in their stride and move more powerfully down the mound.
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