Most comparisons between golf and baseball involve analysis of a baseball hitter's mechanics, but you can learn just as much watching the throwing motion. For example, if you're already familiar with the RST, you understand that a pitcher's weight shift helps provide power, just as it does in the golf swing. What you may not have noticed, though, is how important the golf transition concept of "separation" is to a major league fireballer.
Video Practice Points
- Many Similarities With Baseball Throw and Golf Swing
- Shoulders Stay Shut Late in the Throw
- Leverage the Ground For Power
- Transfer Weight to Left By Shifting Weight
What Baseball Pitchers Can Teach You About Your Transition