Start by Understanding Your Body.
- When balanced on one leg, your Lower Body moves in unison with your Shoulders.
- Therefore, to rotate your Hips, you must first spin your Shoulders.
Your problem is that, as silly as it sounds, you’re taught to throw with your Throwing Arm.
- When you use your Throwing Arm to deliver your pitches, you stop your Front Shoulder from moving your Hips.
- You lose your Lower Body.
- Your Throwing Arm works alone, and
- You can’t know with any certainty where any single pitch will end up.
By ending your Front Leg lift with your Back Knee over the Little Toes of your Back Foot, you keep your Arms free to move the way you want.
- You can then use your Glove Arm to rotate out of your Front Leg lift.
- Your rotation ends your Stride with your Hips and Shoulders at different angles.
- Your Body position at Foot Plant forces your Lower Body to whip your Throwing Hand into release and repeatedly produce the results you expect.
Your bottom line … instead of throwing the ball, let your Body position at the top of your Front Leg lift produce the results you need to keep your pitching dreams alive.
Need help with Front Leg lift? Coach Skip is waiting for your call.