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Re: Re: Re: Re: Top Hand Torque

Posted by: grc () on Fri Aug 26 07:39:06 2005

> > Hi,
> > I was wondering if jack or anyone could post any video of top hand torque being applied. This would really help my understanding and others to.
> >
> > Erik,
> http://www.youthbaseballcoaching.com/swings.html
> The swing of Boone and the first clips of Bonds from behind are show clearly good. THT. THT is what makes the bathead arc backward before going forward into the hitting zone.

actually what makes the bathead arc backwards is, given sufficient bat cock, the uncocking of the bat (and in the meantime the hips are starting to rotate)...if you have a hitter simply hold the bat vertical without bat cock (i think ichiro does this), instead of the bathead arcing backwards the hands/bat will start forward, resulting in a linear swing...


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