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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Fingers, Hands, Wrists, and Forearms

Posted by: SS Coach () on Mon Apr 15 13:30:28 2002

I know fingers, hands, wrists, and forearms are the most important thing to hitting. what are good things to get ur fingers, hands, wrists, and forearms to help u get stronger and quicker hands?
> > > > > > > You might want to pay a little more attention to your hips and shoulders and the rotaional information on this site. I am not sure that strong fingers have much to do with hitting for power, but if you can explain it to me I would love to know.
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> > > > > > SS
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> > > > > Well i'm not too big on rotational hitting. I'm more of a linear hitter and i'm comfortable how i hit. rotational mechanics r fine but i perfer linear mechanics. o and fingers must have some impact on batspeed. they do hold the bat u no.
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> > > > That's like saying that the lugnuts on a wheel have something to do with how fast the car is going.
> > > > As for you hitting linear... Thats great. I hope you are a very fast runner like Ichiro up in Seattle. He is a great slap hitter and is really quick.
> > > > I know there are players who can have success hitting either linear or rotationally. My son was a great linear hitter up until last year when I found this site. Now he is Small, Quick, and Hits for average just like before, only now he hits for power too. More power than kids on his same team who outweigh him by 50 pounds and are a good 6-7 inches taller.
> > > > By the way, I find it interesting that you are looking for advice on improve parts of a linear swing on a site that promotes rotational hitting. Don't get me wrong stay and read the post on this site. You can learn alot. I just find it curious.
> > > > SS Coach
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> > > Well i did order mr. mankins video. it was good but i didn't agree wit rotational hitting. the fingers part i agree with they have nothing to do with hitting. but hands wrists and forearms do. i am however a power/avg hitter, even though i'm a linear hitter. i just feel that you should do watever u feel is best for yourself.
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> > "i just feel that you should do watever u feel is best for yourself."
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> > I couldn't agree with you more on that statement. If a batter doesn't believe he can get a hit or is uncomfortable at the plate, then he is doomed more often than not. Whatever hitting style you choose you should have rock solid confidence in yourself with it.
> > If I find a linear site that is the equivalent to this site and setpro I will be sure to let you know. Otherwise stick around here... and maybe down the road you might be willing to give this rotional stuff another try.
> > SS Coach
> > P.S.
> > We won tonite 7-3
> > My son was 2 for 2 with 3 rbi and 2 runs scored.
> Thats good for ur son. How old is he?

My son is 11


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