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Richard Lovell commented on Grant Clifford's blog post AROD- THE TRUTH ABOUT LAUNCH ANGLE
"Okay, as far as what we can use or not use. Anything about Approach to Hitting, such as mindset, etc at the plate from ARod, use. Talking about technique and the swing, not much. I’ve used his swing for comparative analysis with my hitters and…"
May 10
Richard Lovell commented on Grant Clifford's blog post AROD- THE TRUTH ABOUT LAUNCH ANGLE
"Brandon, sorry, somehow I just have hit post. Matching the plane of the swing to the plane of the pit h is something Ted Williams talked about, as did Mike Epstein. Both were way ahead of their time regarding swinging slightly up, Technique vs Style…"
May 10
Richard Lovell commented on Grant Clifford's blog post AROD- THE TRUTH ABOUT LAUNCH ANGLE
"Brandon, it sounds like you are confusing launch angle with bat path. Launch angle is the angle the ball leaves the bat. If the ball is thrown at a downward angle of 6 degrees and the hitter is swing up at 6 degrees and the ball cane off the bat at…"
May 10
Bryan Eisenberg commented on Grant Clifford's blog post AROD- THE TRUTH ABOUT LAUNCH ANGLE
"I asked Bobby about it and he says he doesn’t think about it that way. The pitcher throwing from a mound releases his hips at a downward angle and a hitter who is properly hinged in a load is releasing his hips and shoulders (maintaining a…"
May 9
BRANDON BULL commented on Grant Clifford's blog post AROD- THE TRUTH ABOUT LAUNCH ANGLE
"Bryan the correlation we teach is to try and match launch angle to the plane of the pitch.  As every pitch is coming downhill we want to try and match that with the launch angle so we give ourselves as hitters the best chance at solid contact…"
May 7
Bryan Eisenberg commented on Grant Clifford's blog post AROD- THE TRUTH ABOUT LAUNCH ANGLE
"Brandon can you explain it a bit better what you are looking at? Bobby is working on some unique stuff where he is collecting a ton of data using Flightscope at games from 14u to D1 college and I think I know what you are looking for but really want…"
May 7
BRANDON BULL commented on Grant Clifford's blog post AROD- THE TRUTH ABOUT LAUNCH ANGLE
"Bryan great video and explanation on launch angle.  Any chance you have a video that explains launch angle as it relates to pitch plain."
May 6
Bill Stanton commented on Grant Clifford's blog post AROD- THE TRUTH ABOUT LAUNCH ANGLE
"Good stuff, Bryan! Bobby's explanation is one of the best I've heard. "
May 6
Bryan Eisenberg commented on Grant Clifford's blog post AROD- THE TRUTH ABOUT LAUNCH ANGLE
"My good friend and professional hitting coach Bobby Tewksbary who has worked back to back year with MLB MVPs, does a great job explaining launch angle in this video. https://youtu.be/pvHTA7Krvo8 Every swing has a launch angle. A bunt has a launch…"
May 5
Bill Stanton commented on Grant Clifford's blog post AROD- THE TRUTH ABOUT LAUNCH ANGLE
May 4
darryl morhardt commented on Grant Clifford's blog post AROD- THE TRUTH ABOUT LAUNCH ANGLE
"Wow , I first expected A-rod to be off from listening to him on ESPN but I never expected him to be way off. I was intrigued by no launch angle because it is simply a term used often by people trying to reinvent the wheel and take credit for…"
May 4
BRANDON BULL commented on Grant Clifford's blog post AROD- THE TRUTH ABOUT LAUNCH ANGLE
"Here is a 13 yr old demonstrating launch angle.  "
May 4
BRANDON BULL commented on Grant Clifford's blog post AROD- THE TRUTH ABOUT LAUNCH ANGLE
May 4
BRANDON BULL commented on Grant Clifford's blog post AROD- THE TRUTH ABOUT LAUNCH ANGLE
"Arod believe it or not doesn’t seem to understand launch angle at all. Launch angle is about getting on plane with the pitch regardless of high or low. He demonstrates a terrible long swing which is absolutely not on plane and is at a launch…"
May 4
Grant Clifford's blog post was featured

AROD- THE TRUTH ABOUT LAUNCH ANGLE

Lots of topics covered here by Alex Rodriguez.  I'd love to get some feedback from hitting coaches to see what we can use and not use from this video when coaching young players.See More
May 3
Grant Clifford posted a blog post

AROD- THE TRUTH ABOUT LAUNCH ANGLE

Lots of topics covered here by Alex Rodriguez.  I'd love to get some feedback from hitting coaches to see what we can use and not use from this video when coaching young players.See More
May 3

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Bats:
Left
Throws:
Left
Height:
5'11"
Weight:
210
Position(s):
P, OF
Type of hitter... Power? Average? Slap? Pull?
Pull hitter. I just grip and rip.
If you pitch, what type of pitcher are you... Power? Ground ball, Fly ball, Knuckleball?
Crafty lefty.
I currently:
Play Baseball, Enjoy watching games
Baseball Playing Experience:
Teeball, Little League, Babe Ruth, High School, American Legion, 18+, 30+
Baseball Coaching Experience:
None
Baseball Umpiring Experience
None
Softball Playing Experience:
Slow Pitch
Who is your favorite hitter and why?
Eduardo Alfonzo. He was great with the Mets for a few years. Loved that he made such good contact and had a knack for getting big hits.
Who is your favorite pitcher and why?
Jamie Moyer. I loved that he was so effective by throwing slow and slower.

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AROD- THE TRUTH ABOUT LAUNCH ANGLE

Posted on May 3, 2019 at 11:03pm 14 Comments

Lots of topics covered here by Alex Rodriguez.  I'd love to get some feedback from hitting coaches to see what we can use and not use from this video when coaching young players.

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Grant- Thanks for joining us at CheckSwing! I am the Founder of this baseball community and excited to have you with us. Have a great time making new connections and talking baseball. Please invite any players and coaches that you know to join us as well. Enjoy!

 
 
 

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