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Re: Re: Critique this swing.

Posted by: Shawn (mariner0324@yahoo.com) on Sat Jul 9 14:47:29 2005

> The thing that strikes me is the negative movement. Muscles are not bow strings, that have to be pulled back to apply force the opposite direction.
> > Would you classify this swing as rotational or linear. Also, is this an effective swing.
> > 1.) We use a 40/60 stance, feet spread just past shoulders.
> > 2.) Knees with slight bend
> > 3.) Bat off back shoulder at 45 degree angle, back elbow down.
> > 4.) Door knocking nuckles lined up.
> > 5.) Head level, both eyes on pitcher.
> > 6.) On stride/load hitter takes a 2-3 inch stride WITH weight transfer, the 10% that was on back leg transfers to front so in essence you have a balanced 50/50 spread. Hands move back and up forming a small c which is your negative movement.(stride/load done at same time)
> > 7.) Unlocking from shoulder/elbow/wrist as bat is swung. Bat is leveled and acceleration is achieved through the driving on the elbow and turning the wrists palm up/ palm down/
> > 8.) Head is down at impact point, hitting off the front foot's instep. Back elbow has bend in it to allow for the ball to be driven.
> > 9.) Hands stay inside the ball/short to the ball/ long through extension after contact.
> > 10.) Can you tell me if you feel this is an effective approach or what you would change?
> Thank you.

What are you talking about? muscles are not bow strings.

The negative move is something I see in all ML hitters.


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