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i have a weird little hop in my x-step...you guys think this is at all detrimental to my game? I just noticed it after my friend video taped me yesterday

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Old 02-10-2013, 12:18 PM
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Old 02-10-2013, 02:29 PM
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Doesn't do much. You decelerate after the hop, then accelerate again. If you're working on your form, work from fewer steps (standstill preferably) and try to acelerate the whole time. Add steps when you've got your standstill down.
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Old 02-10-2013, 02:31 PM
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How far are you throwing and how accurate is it?
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Old 02-10-2013, 02:39 PM
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Doesn't do much. You decelerate after the hop, then accelerate again. If you're working on your form, work from fewer steps (standstill preferably) and try to acelerate the whole time. Add steps when you've got your standstill down.
This. It looks to me like your run up is ridiculously long and I think it might be something you subconsciously are doing to add the little hop in. Try and start your run up where you would be right after your hop.
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Old 02-10-2013, 04:17 PM
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i often throw with just a couple of steps. These were a few buzz shots that went about 320. I have more vids too that I can get up. It's only when i'm throwing hard that i do this i've noticed.

I can throw about 420 controlled...further if i have some space for long turnovers and am really trying to crush it.
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Old 02-10-2013, 04:24 PM
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slowmo



i literally only do this off the tee
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Your arm is crunched against your chest so your elbow never gets forward of the shoulder for a good whip from the core. Learn to throw farther slower and smoother and more compact.
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crunched against my chest?
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Old 02-11-2013, 01:38 PM
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Which hop? The first or second? Neither is probably a big deal.

One thing I notice is your left arm (~ 10 sec mark) moves in sync with your right arm. There's usually a pause where the left arm is kept at the side at the beginning of the pull... just an observation for you to experiment with if you want. Could be many causes, eg, lack of acceleration, lack of flexibility, bad timing.
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