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Old 05-04-2009, 12:07 PM   #11
Jamie J. Skibicki
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Re: KB/DB swings: one arm or two?

To learn the swing, if you put a towel through the handle and swing the kb. THe towel should be an an extension of your arms. If the arms lead the towel and kb, you aren't driving with your hip hard enough and lifting the kb like an anterior raise.
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Old 05-04-2009, 12:33 PM   #12
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Re: KB/DB swings: one arm or two?

There was a thread up about baseball-specific CF work a few days ago where I linked to a blog posting from CF Invictus about the benefits of one-arm swings for sports like baseball, tennis, or golf where you're looking to generate rotational power. According to Kelly Starrett and Invictus, apparently one of the best ways to develop rotational power is to do movements like one-arm KB swings that force your hips and shoulders to stay stable and resist rotation, which I guess helps teach your body to stay rigid throughout contact with the ball.
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