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Felix Hernandez

Full Armor Pitching Tip: Felix Hernandez You want to throw hard, remember Force = Mass x Acceleration Moving the Spine for Performance: “The spine cannot be rotated axially without flexing. The spinal engine theory requires the lumbar spine to be flexed laterally if an axial torque is to be induced.” There are three possible spinal movements: Extension (lordosis)/Flexion – standing tall, or arching the lower back. And think of Flexion as rounding the back, Lateral Flexion or Side bending – standing tall, then flexing the upper body sideways at the waist, and Axial Rotation – this is the shoulders rotating