One More Question-Amended Version
Happy New Year, 2002, Jack!
> I have had a question to ask you based on two assumptions: 1) we are assuming the mechanics being used are used to initiate proper transfer mechanics (i.e., shoulder rotation), and 2) that the weight remains evenly balanced (i.e., between both legs) throughout the swing.
> Here is my question I would like you to answer as soon as possible:
> In speaking of developing a powerful rotation around a stationary axis (i.e., hip rotation), will not a DIRECT TURN of the hips be more powerful than an indirect turn. For instance, to borrow an idea from The Golf Channel, suppose I keep THE WEIGHT BALANCED BETWEEN BOTH LEGS THROUGHOUT THE SWING, and (I'm a RH batter) turn my LEFT (FRON) HIP back around towards the catcher while I turn my RIGHT (BACK) HIP around towards the pitcher. (Assume I turn both hips at the same rate). Will not TURNING THE HIPS DIRECTLY generate more power in terms of hip rotation (rotation around a stationary axis) than USING THE LEGS TO TURN THE HIPS (i.e., INDIRECTLY TURNING THE HIPS BY USING THE LEGS TO TURN THE HIPS INSTEAD OF DIRECTLY TURNING THE HIPS)?
> The Black Hole Lexicographer
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