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Re: Are pitchers "rotational", "linear", or both?

Posted by: coach13 (halour@netscape.ne) on Fri Feb 16 12:47:24 2007

> What would you coaches out there label a good pitchers delivery? Rotational, linear, neither?
> I think this could be a good discussion considering the very similar core fundamentals of
> hitting and pitching. The two actions and goals within the actions are strikingly similar.
> Jimmy

Hi Jimmy according to the latest research 80% of the velocity achieved by the most mechanically sound Major League Pitchers is generated by the rotational forces of the body.


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