Tag Archives: Leverage Machine

If Someone Had Explained Leverage To Me…

dunaway top figure 7Everything in an athletic model of motion is designed to deliver optimal performance, this we know.

Broken down into micro, it’s all about leverage, and how best to produce said leverage in motion, whether it be throwing, running or swinging.

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Leverage Over Muscle Power – Part II

I posted yesterday about the first of the fulcrum/lever aspects of the mechanically-correct golf swing, the C7 and the shoulder assembly.

It’s the most important one, as it is the one that harnesses all of the leverage potential stored in your body mass.

Additionally for those who might askĀ “but what about the left or leading arm as a lever?” I would say, “that is absolutely correct – and the leading arm as a lever is directly connected to the leading shoulder, and that is powered by the same action as mentioned with the Kettle Bell example.”

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It’s All About Using Leverage Over Muscle Power – Part I

I would ask someone, “Could you throw someone who weights 220 lbs or has a mass of 100 kg?”

The answer would be, “I don’t think I could, in fact I couldn’t even lift someone that size, let alone throw them…”

Now, if you asked a judo expert the same question, whatever their size, you’d get a different answer – they might not know exactly how far, but if you asked Continue reading