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Old 07-05-2019, 06:24 AM
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Originally Posted by drk_evns View Post
I like to think about my hips as a balance board for a ball. In the pump, the ball is rolling towards my backside. At the backswing, it's beginning to move forward again, thanks to the tilt. As I move into the power pocket, I'm catching that forward roll of the ball and stopping it by tilting my hips back again. Catching that momentum IS bracing. Now that we've stopped it, it is released through the swing.
So what is happening to the ball through the hit? Is the balance board shoving it forward? Or just keeping it from rolling off the front?
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