Power Move #4 - The Lower-Half Unwind Into Foot Plant
In this video we'll look at how high velocity pitchers finish their stride, opening the hips into landing. This is where hard throwing pitchers create that torque and hip to shoulder separation leading to more powerful trunk rotation and launch.
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Video Time: 9:24
Keys To Watch For: Hips opening into foot plant, creating separation (belt facing towards home plate, shoulders closed - chest facing 3rd base for a righty). Back foot rolling (bottom of the heel beginning to face towards 2nd base) as the back hip pulls it off the rubber. Powerful weight transfer into landing - head roughly at the midline, front foot begins to stabilize...
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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.
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