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Jan 6, 2009
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Ichiro did this a lot. In this case the ball was hit down the third base line. The thing that is similar between this hitter and Ichiro is sending the barrel rearward in a looping action. Or what most would call looping which is completely at different the the hands driving down and forward theory.

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TDS

Mar 11, 2010
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Another hitter hanging and waiting. 🥎🥎🥎

I wouldn't say hanging but falling into the legs while the middle is resisting (stretching).. Its a weightless feeling.

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Jan 6, 2009
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TDS

I think everyone hangs, everything is in front of the back foot. The back leg supports the entire body. When you coil into the loaded position your hanging out.
 

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