Inefficient Glute Load and Quad Dominant Delivery – Part 1

By Nunzio Signore (BA, CSCS, CPT, NASM, FMS)

Over the next few weeks, I’ll be releasing some video tutorials on five of the biggest issues we see here at RPP in regards to faulty pitching mechanics. We’re going to kick things off today with probably the most common disconnect, the inability to load the glute (pitching coaches often refer to this as the inability to use the lower half).

The inability to load the posterior chain or “hip hinge” whether it be a strength, mobility or kinesthetic awareness issues can set off multiple disconnects early in the delivery, causing among other things a quad-dominant delivery as well as numerous other compensations all the way up the kinetic chain. Let’s take a look in this brief video…

(Tutorial – Glute Load vs. Quad Dom. Delivery)

See Ya’ in the gym…