Tag: Hip Lead

16
Oct

Dallas Keuchel Pitching Mechanics

Dallas Keuchel Pitching Mechanics

In the Wild Card game Houston Astros Pitchers Dallas Kuechel was able to stiffle a experienced and power packed New York Yankees line up. Without throwing a handful of pitched over 90MPH he was able to carve hitters with percise location and consistancy. He established his command early and was able to get hitters chasing on breaking pitches just outside the zone. With continued consistency fully expect Dallas Kuechel to compete during the rest of the Playoffs, his 15-0 record with a 1.46 ERA in Houston is icing on the cake.

  • Correct departure sets up successful delivery and direction through landing
  • Pelvic loading and Hip Lead creating momentum and power through delivery
  • Hip lead creates maximum hip to shoulder separation angle 16-28% creating power & momentum

Dallas Kuechel

  • Correct departure sets up successful delivery and direction through landing
  • Pelvic loading and Hip Lead creating momentum and power through delivery
  • Hip lead creates maximum hip to shoulder separation angle 16-28% creating power & momentumpitching mechanics Dallas Kueche

 

 

  • Leg drive to extension creates, power directional momentum and force toward home plate .
  • Proper weight transfer and drive creates optimal hip to shoulder separation and maximum hip speed rotation for velocity
  • Timing upper & lower creates maximum arm whip and external arm rotation for velocity
  • Great front side direction

pitching alignment of lower and upper body

  • Pitching Alignment of lower and upper body
  • Scapular load unloading for power & velocity

Arm Pronation results in high spin rotation of ball

  • Arm Pronation results in high spin rotation of ball
  • Power transfer of legs creates proper front leg posting, knee reversing to post

pitching proper front leg posting, knee reversing to post

 

08
Oct

Jake Arrieta Pitching Mechanics

Jake Arrieta Pitching Mechanics

Jake’s pitching mechanics have really developed over the last few years and have made him in to one of the best Pitchers in baseball.
Lets take a look at his Pitching Mechanics
  • Correct departure sets up successful delivery and direction through landing
  • Creates great momentum at the top of his delivery
  • Pelvic loading and Hip Lead creating momentum and power through delivery

Jake Arrieta pitching mechanics

 

  • Stays back while his lower half is moving forward
  • Hip and heal lead to keep weight on back side

 

Lester and Arrieta

 

  • Leg drive to extension creates power

Jake-Arrieta_leg_drive

  • Great front side direction and extension to ball release

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