Monthly Archives: October 2014

Aroldis Chapman Mechanics

Aroldis Chapman is throwing the ball in the neighborhood of 104 mph.¬†What is there about his mechanics that add up to that kind of speed. In the video linked here an attempt is made to use physics principles to explain why what he’s doing adds up to the result.¬†Chapman mechanics

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Tommy John surgery, Could it be mechanics? Part 1

With the rise in the incidents of Tommy John surgeries for baseball pitchers from the youth leagues to the majors, the video linked here compares the mechanics of selected injured pitchers and compares their mechanics with others who survived long careers. There are two parts. The first deals with the movement of the legs and […]

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