One question I have about the knee to knee- is the head supposed to move forward as the lead leg comes up? Wouldn’t I not be getting loaded up properly if the head is moving forward too early? It looks like greinke’s head moves forward as he takes his knee back so that’s what I’ve been trying to do
how does this look? i tried from a normal leg kick and a lower one. Elbow still looks a little low, amd i think i’m still leaning back a little too much, but it looks like i am not leaning back as much as before. I am just going to try to keep getting comfortable with that movement of keeping my head moving with the rest of my body.
would you recommend starting with my feet further apart with the knee to knee delivery? The way i did it, it looks more like a low leg kick then it does a knee to knee, and it also looks like i am leaning back a little too much.
Low leg kick/knee to knee
so i don’t pull down until touchdown?
then how do i get the arm into a cocked position? ( since it was never getting to that point because i was not getting the trunk involved early enough with my lead arm to get the arm to go into prestretch)
If i don’t pull down earlier then aren’t i pretty much doing what i was doing before we began the lesson?
or are you saying i do start pulling before touchdown but at touchdown the glove and forearm are still to 3b side of trunk?
Ok, well I’m going to keep working on it and ill send you some video in blocked sets soon
during the lesson ryan had mentioned that i was not getting my lead arm down early enough, and many times he showed me what he wanted me to do, and the glove was pretty much at hip level as his foot was touching down when he demonstrated it. there were sections in the video when i did that (they were rare) and he said that it was good.
So you are saying i am now pulling too early, and taking the glove too high..basically over emphasizing it?
I was trying not to for right now I’m still trying to work on timing the pull with my lead arm. I can do some video off a mound but do I at least have the right idea?
It was a slow day at work so I figured I’d get some throws on video, but I forgot my glove at home.
i tried a few with a leg kick and borrowed a glove for those if you want to check them out, but the timing looks pretty bad; i have a low elbow at landing
am i pulling through with the lead arm early enough?
i wanted to make sure i perfected it playing catch before i started adding in a leg kick but i guess i am not quite ready yet
is a UCL tear always associated with pain while throwing? What about just tingling in the pinky/ring finger?
i tried landing trying to keep the trunk back somewhat and getting into a good landing position..looks like i am still collapsing a little, but seem to be bracing up a little better. what do you think?
it looks like at landing i am getting no prestretch across my chest- not getting into a cocked position.
does anyone know why that could be?
I try to direct it to target but arm wants to straighten out And swing behind trunk anyway. I appear to be rotating early and landing on the heel do you know why that is also?
As for arm wrapping when I try to keep arm in line with trunk (bringing it straight down) it feels like i do not get any power and my control worsens.. Just playing catch let alone pitching
But at what point should the foot shoot out after being carried by the hip? Is there something I’m doing in my delivery in particular that is making my foot shoot out? Would you say that my head is moving along with my belly button or am I holding the weight back too much? (maybe causing the early rotation and landing heel first?)
So basically I should be focused on keeping my arm bent throughout the arm circle instead of straightening/almost locking it out? Maybe similar to Nolan Ryan’s arm action where he was a little shorter and more flexed with his arm?
I’ve been trying to keep the foot back but I have a hard time doing it. What would you recommend I focus on doing to correct this? I’ve tried focusing on movIng just the hip forward but the foot still wants to shoot out early. I notice a lot of high velocity throwers kick the foot out toward third ad they shift their weight. I know this is not an efficient movement but it appears to help keep the foot back, allowing hip to lead. I know this is a leg swing but otherwise I cannot seem to do it.
So are you basically saying take the nose forward with the belly button (instead of leaning back)and do the same arm action?
This is how my arm action normally is (and my delivery) when I don’t focus on doing anything with my lower body. My arm swings back even though my handbreak is lower.. Do u know why?
the video before this was a little more recent, and i was pushing earlier with my back leg, so that’s why i broke my hands earlier