[ About ]
[ Batspeed Research ]
[ Swing Mechanics ]
[ Truisms and Fallacies ]
[ Discussion Board ]
[ Video ]
[ Other Resources ]
[ Contact Us ]
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Timing


Posted by: Doug () on Sat Jul 19 17:14:42 2003


Doug,
>
> If your definition of timing is "...a feel you get from swinging the bat in practice and games.", then it can be "...a hand hitch, knee cock or a few other things."
> But, if your definition of timing is more along the lines of adjustment to the pitch (fastball vs. change), then I respectfully disagree. A hand hitch or knee cock, or even toe lift-off and toe (actually: ball of foot) landing of stride may occur at different times for different batters, BUT, occur at the same time for each individual batter. To clarify - toe lift-off of stride for Tino Martinez occurs much earlier than Bonds, but it occurs at the same time every time for Martinez. Likewise, Bonds.
> Pitch adjustment occurs after the ball of the foot lands when striding.
>
> ray porco

ray, I agree. They both have good timing and that is why they have had long and successful careers.

Doug


Followups:

Post a followup:
Name:
E-mail:
Subject:
Text:

Anti-Spambot Question:
This famous game is played during the middle of the MLB season?
   Super Bowl
   World Series
   All Star Game
   Championship

   
[   SiteMap   ]