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Developing Lateral Spine Tilt

by btmAdmin | September 1, 2020 4:14 pm

Lateral spine tilt is necessary in order to create space for your swing and to add leverage to your release position. But be careful: too much spine tilt can cause injury.

You want to create only enough spine tilt so that the arm and ball can pass by your body, which varies according to your body type. Bowlers with wide shoulders and narrow hips will require less than bowlers with narrow shoulders and wider hips. Any gap between the body and armswing implies an excessive amount of spine tilt.

Lateral spine tilt can be developed safely by practicing three different areas of the bowling approach:

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