Wow he does really push that is amazing lol. I think I’m starting to understand how he gets the leg to turn over it’s through a push right before landing againest the rubber
Look how he gets on the toe late and pushes at the last second so the leg comes off the ground and tunrs over.[/quote]
Like I wrote in my previous posts, he uses the front leg to propel him forward.
Right before landing his back foot is preparing to drag in order to stretch his right hip flexor muscles at landing. This aids in separation. It also aids in hip rotation because most of the muscles of the hips get stretched and will “reflex”.
Two things you can try with the back foot to see what works for you:
Position it so that it’s angled pointing somewhere between home and 3B so that it gets the knee turned in already, a la Koufax.
Or, position it so that it’s pointing somewhere between 3B and SS. You may be surprised that it’s easier to “push” away from the rubber with this positioning.
Look at the ninth clip of Lincecum in the pitching clips section and use your left and right arrows to move back and forth frame by frame. Look at where his back knee is pointing before it turns over. Once it turns over, there is no more push.