Power Move #5 - The Stabilize & Launch Sequence
Everything you do early to create power in your stride hinges on how well you stabilize and finish your delivery. Here you'll see how big league pitchers firm up well with their front side and transfer power up their body and out into their arm as they throw.
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Video Time: 12:07
Keys To Watch For: Front foot and leg stabilize (knee doesn't collapse into ball release). Powerful catapult and trunk rotation. Glove arm is active and strong (not flying out/pulling the pitcher open). Hips get all the way through, finishing over and around a strong front leg and front hip (leading to good finish and deceleration).
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