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Re: michael young

Posted by: The Hitting Guru (hitman3527@aol.com) on Thu Mar 9 00:18:50 2006

> anyone know where I can find video of Michael Young's swing? and does anyone know if he is rotational or linear?
> Instead of thinking to rotate with your hips, if you thought about driving your back knee in (towards the pitcher) it forces your front hip to open. Would this be better to think of instead of thinkg to rotate the hips?

With regard to Michael Young, he is a very good young hitter. He is a rotational hitter who uses the whole field. But his swing appears to be somewhat restricted which is probably because he makes a conscious effort to hit the ball back through the middle (a somewhat inside out swing at times) rather than get full extension.

On your second point Ryne Sandburg used the knee movement you described in order to facilitate hip action.


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